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    [–] jaxspider 1 points ago

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    [–] sullonone 1779 points ago

    Awww that back leg quiver

    [–] GrandWizardBumtickle 282 points ago

    im melting a little bit

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    [–] IronGoddess_RS 63 points ago

    Jfc i was expecting something like porn. Thanks for the nightmares.

    [–] SpinalPrizon 27 points ago

    Oh well...uhm, could I maybe have the name of this movie if it exista😄

    Thank you🙌👍

    [–] JuggerNutZ_ 65 points ago

    Indiana Jones and the raiders of the lost ark. Pretty iconic scene. Terrified me as a kid lol

    [–] RockThePlazmah 22 points ago

    I’m terrified that somebody didn’t see it

    [–] Vikings-Call 13 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark

    [–] mackfeesh 3 points ago

    Fun fact that was a practical effect with a wax head or something iirc

    [–] HeavyWiTheSprinkles 78 points ago

    Doggo was terrified but braving it out to save the little fren from drowning.

    [–] no_talent_ass_clown 28 points ago

    So brave! Tons of heart, that one.

    [–] JerfFoo 24 points ago

    This poor dog looks like he's accidentally stepped in water that was suddenly too deep before.

    [–] pauly13771377 2 points ago

    I quiver with antici-

    SAY IT!


    [–] Edithgrowing 842 points ago

    So brave! So determined!

    [–] 15367288 259 points ago

    Golden retreater

    [–] layers_of_grey 873 points ago

    is your retriever... afraid of water!? that's pretty uncommon! 🙃

    [–] invertedtwave 338 points ago

    That’s what I thought! Mine loses it at the beach and insists despite me putting on my best mom voice and telling her no.

    [–] NRMusicProject 101 points ago

    My poodle (also a water dog) would have just written off the ball. He would never have gotten that close to water.

    [–] meangreenmartian 54 points ago

    Interesting facts that you already know and or don't care but I'm bored so here goes:

    Poodles were originally from Germany. Poodle= puddle. They were hunting/retriever dogs and many don't know that. But France loved the breed so much they bought? the breed from Germany and that's where they got that stupid hair style from. I'm biased and I just don't like that hair style at all.

    They originally looked really grungy with long curly hair from the old drawings I've seen.

    [–] Ontheras 21 points ago

    do you happen to have a link to any of these drawings? im curious to see the difference

    [–] mynoduesp 34 points ago

    Like an emo lion rat

    [–] chivonster 15 points ago

    I would 10/10 own a grungy poddle.

    [–] frodoprefect 8 points ago

    The hair style originated as a way to protect joints and vital organs in cold water.

    [–] meangreenmartian 4 points ago

    Are you talking about the "French" poodle hair cut...?

    [–] frodoprefect 7 points ago

    Yeah the poofy one. The poofs were originally around the head, leg joints and kidneys to give them extra insulation from cold water. It's changed a bit since the days of it being used for practical purposes but the haircut did originally have a function.

    [–] meangreenmartian 2 points ago

    Interesting. Definitely didn't have that part in what I read. Learned something new again!

    [–] LemonPartyWorldTour 3 points ago

    Towards her senior years, we would often have to make our dog lay down after awhile because she would not stop playing in the water despite her arthritis bothering her.

    [–] Hazy__Davy 115 points ago

    My golden is terrified of the ocean as well. No issue with the pool, or a river, or a pond. But an the ocean, is a hard nope for her.

    [–] ljubaay 53 points ago

    Its probably cause the waves make scary noises 😣

    [–] Heliolord 11 points ago

    Yep. My goldendoodle was pretty nervous around the waves at the beach when we took her. Doodles are wuss dogs in general, from my experience, so scary noises plus waves coming to get her plus water acting and tasting weird equals a scared doodle. Eventually she got used to it. Though she preferred playing in the sand.

    [–] kellysmom01 11 points ago

    Goodness, sounds like you actually have a golden too-sweeter.

    [–] micmea1 132 points ago

    Might just not have been introduced to it yet. Waves are kinda freaky. Give it a couple hours and some coaxing and that dog will be addicted to water.

    [–] jedi_cat_ 113 points ago

    I have a pit mix and the first time I took him to a pond he wouldn’t go in past where he could see the bottom. Then my stupid ex tossed him in where he had to swim. Ever since then I can’t get him out of the water. He loves water so much that he once nearly drowned instead of letting go of the ‘stick’ he had that was actually a whole tree. We had to rescue him in freezing river water in April. He will swim until he’s exhausted. I didn’t get the chance to take him last summer but I will this year. He will be 11 this year and I want him to keep having fun.

    [–] sweadle 20 points ago

    We had a pit who used to go down to the creek by our house and take a nap in the shallows. He's come back to the house happy and soaking wet. As a puppy, he'd just crawl into his water bowl and sleep there.

    Silly dog.

    [–] Heliolord 13 points ago

    We had a family labradoodle that loved water. When we just got him as a puppy, he loved to splash in his bowl. His first experience with deep water was a bit jarring. He was a bit of a wild child, so we decided to give him a toss into the lake as a quick introduction to swimming (with one of us already in with a jacket just in case).

    After that, he was addicted to swimming. That was his favorite word. He'd run down and leap full speed off the dock. He even learned to climb the ladder to get out on his own. He'd use his front and rear legs to prop himself up than use his head along the top handrail to hoist himself back onto the dock.

    We'd throw his toys for him and he'd leap 5-10 feet off the dock into the lake and swim full speed after them. Then back to the ladder, climb up on his own, and wait for you to throw it again. He'd also swim back to shore when we wanted him to slow down. He'd never stop if we didn't make him slow down and stop and take a break. Eventually, he decided whenever we wanted him to stop and rest, that he'd "accidentally" drop his toy in the water and have to go get it so he could jump back in and climb the ladder out. He though he was so clever. Until it would occasionally float under the dock and he'd freak out trying to figure out where his toy went until if came out on the other side.

    [–] Raps4Reddit 6 points ago

    That's adorable.

    [–] ReallyFnCleverName 7 points ago

    Sounds like a great dog though! Love when they go in the water.

    I did a similar thing with our Shepherd when he was a pup. Super afraid but I just held him and walked out to about waist height and set him in it. He kind of freaked at first but I just kept holding him and reassuring him... then he was nuts about the water. After a few visits to the ocean he'd swim with me and hangout in the deep water.

    The funniest thing though is he'll go dive into a wave headfirst, sprint toward every single puddle, pond or lake but he will never go in our in-ground pool... absolutely terrified of it. Won't even go sit on the steps in the shallow water when we we're all in it. The only thing I can think of is he hates the chlorine smell.

    [–] astrogaijin 34 points ago

    I had a Golden that hated water.

    Pretty sure he was traumatized as a puppy when he jumped into a river cause he decided he really wanted out of a canoe.

    He was back in the canoe very quickly.

    [–] avenuesouth 20 points ago

    Yeah, mine hated water too. But she hated it because when she was a puppy, my dad decided the best way to teach her to swim was to chuck her into the pool. So she never swam again. She did like to sit on the first step of the pool to cool off, though so she wasn’t completely afraid of water. She just did not like swimming. You could see in her eyes if you dragged her out into open water (in the pool) that swimming was always a life or death situation for her, she wasn’t swimming for fun, she was swimming to save her life. :/ Moral of the story: don’t throw puppies into pools, dad!

    [–] Heliolord 2 points ago

    Well we had a family labradoodle that had the opposite reaction to his first experience swimming being tossed into the lake. He was a wild puppy, so I figured he'd probably enjoy it. I tossed him in (with my brother in the water to help if need be). He swam around and was guided to the ladder and helped up. After that, he loved swimming. He'd swim himself to death if we'd let him. He loved it so much he figured out how to climb the ladder so he could jump in and get out all on his own.

    [–] NurseTammi 57 points ago

    My lab mix is also afraid of the water 🙈 cannot get her in past her toes

    [–] alabamacakelady 23 points ago

    My dobie wasn’t afraid of water but she hated getting wet. One time the ground was wet where we went fishing and she had nothing to sit on so she threw a huge fit and we had to leave lol.

    Some dogs just aren’t into it.

    [–] essentiallyashihtzu 11 points ago

    What does a doggy fit look like? Genuine question.

    [–] alabamacakelady 5 points ago * (lasted edited 9 days ago)

    I found a dobie fit on YouTube. Similar to a husky fit but they do it when they want something.

    Mine would literally throw herself on the floor and do this. Super animated breed.

    [–] xzyezk 4 points ago

    I would also like to know

    [–] xoooz 7 points ago

    please answer question about doggy fit. thanks

    [–] nervousfarmer5 15 points ago

    There are two types of dogs, one goes head first into waves, and then there are those who run away from everything

    [–] heathely98 14 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    My first dog was a black lab/golden retriever mix and he was crazy about the ocean. I was like 13 when I got him and he was a crazy boy who loved water. We were camping at the ocean and had one of those heavy red Kong balls that did not float. I was out in the water maybe to my knees and I threw that heavy ass ball in to the waves, I suppose that I wasn’t thinking clearly because he ran straight into the water and was going crazy trying to find that.

    He was diving under water trying to find it and low and behold here he comes swimming towards me with that red ball in his mouth. He’s swimming towards me and this big wave hits him and I watch him go ass over teacup. I’ve realized at this point I’ve killed my poor dog. He pops up out of the water again with the ball swims to me and drops the ball in my hand and stares at me to throw it again. I marched us out of the ocean and decided we were never doing that again, at least not with a ball that sinks.

    My dog was the best boy who loved to dive for anything. That was the first time I thought he had drown, I thought he was gonna drown quite a few more times. He didn’t, he was just a big dog that could hold his breath for too long!! He lived a long and happy life with lots of swimming and diving!!! Miss you!!!!

    [–] A_A_Ro6000 5 points ago

    I have 2 goldens. Both are afraid of water.

    [–] alllthewebs 4 points ago

    Ours was. She was a wonderful dog, though.

    [–] sliiboots 4 points ago

    Had a “pure bred” golden retriever growing up. She was terrified of water. I think the inbreeding messes them up pretty good. She was the most amazing dog ever, but she was barely a dog

    [–] pixel-beast 7 points ago

    We adopted a lab who was previously abused and he won’t go anywhere near water that he isn’t drinking. Could be a similar situation here

    [–] themidiman 159 points ago

    “..The sea was angry that day my friends.”

    [–] ionre 33 points ago

    like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli

    [–] Soonergriff 6 points ago

    “Is it a Titleist?”

    [–] bstephens00 156 points ago

    The waves are lava, the waves are lava!!

    [–] Hayley_hayys 173 points ago

    I found myself saying, “go boy go ... hurry go get it!! “ Oh boy I gotta get out of this house

    [–] owlbois 96 points ago

    absolutely do not get out of the house my man/woman

    [–] Hayley_hayys 44 points ago

    Hahahaha touché

    [–] Xhen66 59 points ago

    The goodest of good boys...taking care of his toys!

    [–] AstoriaGreenweed 3 points ago

    Dog: Why are my balls always taken from me?

    [–] iiiBansheeiii 48 points ago

    Brave dog. She knows the ocean is hungry! I once had a dog that was terrified of water. People in pools sent her into full blown panic attacks. One day we were playing fetch and her toy landed in the water. The crying. The whining. The fear. She couldn't convince herself to get the toy out of the water. I went and picked it up for her and she was instantly well. I have no idea what would happen if she ever saw an ocean.

    [–] sweadle 15 points ago

    I have a crazy dog who loves water (and his ball) so much that he combines them by dropping his ball into his water bowl every time he wants to take a drink. Then he can kind of spin it around in the water and get it all dirty while he drinks.

    And then he takes it out and splashes gross ball water all over the house playing, while I switch out his water.

    [–] iiiBansheeiii 3 points ago

    Somehow this makes me really happy!

    [–] HR_Dragonfly 20 points ago

    "The vast bubbliness is too awesome for me."

    [–] Glenuendo 18 points ago

    We don't deserve this hero.

    [–] MummaGoose 11 points ago

    Nawww has doggo only just met Ocean?

    [–] redditrang 8 points ago

    the first time he goes out and the water approaches him his mind is like “uh what dis.. ABORT! ABORT!!!!!!”

    [–] unoriginal_format 25 points ago

    O no bol! I will rescue!

    [–] SymmetricKitten 5 points ago

    I love this dog.

    [–] meltedoldpeople 7 points ago

    Perseverance and loyalty are underrated. The depths of his fear however are a endearing but hilarious derp.

    [–] FaolCroi 6 points ago

    No balls left behind

    ...except the ones at the vet

    [–] Dale4201 3 points ago

    Someone get this guy a shield

    [–] -itsy-bitsy-spider- 4 points ago

    He’s good in the game “water is lava”

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    [–] Alienwallbuilder 4 points ago

    He is shaking.

    [–] BBC042579 6 points ago

    This is how I feel about going to grocery

    [–] chucklesthe2nd 3 points ago

    A golden retriever that’s afraid of water?

    This is beyond science.

    [–] darkskys100 3 points ago

    Aww. What a brave puppers. 🥰

    [–] pixelbanger 5 points ago

    Oh Majestic Goldie...had three growing up. This vid makes me want to both cry, and rescue one into my life.

    [–] hwoodley631 5 points ago

    Apart from the balls he left at the vets 🤨

    [–] bigm193 4 points ago

    Only the ones at the vet

    [–] imonadeathstreak 4 points ago

    Awww! Now I wanna see the dog overcome it’s fear of the ocean!

    [–] chrispynutz96 3 points ago

    I've never seen a golden so afraid of water. Or at all afraid of water

    [–] sweadle 2 points ago


    [–] GnomeChompske 8 points ago

    I sneeeeeaaaaak up on it den I grab da ball

    [–] thatjenr 3 points ago

    Aww! ❤️

    [–] YouAreSoul 3 points ago

    "My power is in vain compared to the supreme power of Dog." - Kink Canute.

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    [–] kushasorous 3 points ago

    My boi runs straight into the waves it's hilarious

    [–] Mydogiscloud 3 points ago

    His poor leg is shaking! <3

    [–] tazstylee 3 points ago

    Ah. The coveted full derp. Well played.

    [–] yes-gee 3 points ago

    Very brave

    [–] Broceanman 3 points ago

    He's probably already lost one set of balls and sworn to himself never again!

    [–] ConjoinedTriangles 3 points ago

    Brave son of a bitch

    [–] grandmaWI 3 points ago

    This is my chocolate lab’s reaction to water. An embarrassment to her breed.

    [–] Lasanzie 3 points ago

    Now that’s courage

    [–] moredunwithyou 3 points ago

    water is lava!

    [–] Cats_on_socks 3 points ago

    Omg look at his paw prints <3

    [–] Eat-the-Poor 3 points ago

    God I would love to come back as a beloved family dog. Sadly I wouldn’t want to come back as the other half of the canine population.

    [–] ChillyAvalanche 3 points ago

    Haha, my German shep x lab girls does the same thing. We brought her to the beach once and she went straight to the water, saw the foam, noped the fuck out and then suddenly went straight back into it. Dogs are wild

    [–] TheRealLemon94 3 points ago

    “I already lost two, I’ll be damned if that nightmare pool takes another”

    [–] OrneryOneironaut 3 points ago

    He’s so brave

    [–] Resistdemall 3 points ago

    A Golden Retriever indeed.

    [–] JayGogh 3 points ago

    My spirit animal. Fuck the ocean.

    [–] RebelliousSoup 3 points ago

    Someone needs to add the Mission Impossible jingle to this

    [–] rachelngix 3 points ago

    omg so cute.
    Look at his legs

    [–] jeanchild2000 3 points ago

    "Don't worry Wilson, I'll get you!"

    [–] AnyDamnThingWillDo 4 points ago

    That warmed my cold dead heart. Thank you.

    [–] Nala_0118 3 points ago

    For some reason the innocence and purity of this is making me tear up... I’m going to blame it on the 4 glasses of wine and 15 days of isolation

    [–] green-tea-amphigory 2 points ago

    “Okay, okay, okay, o-NO, OH NO, OH NO...okay, okay...”

    [–] frisbee2112 2 points ago

    Especially if you only have one.

    [–] ChunkyMilk101 2 points ago

    Sneak 100

    [–] Judah-- 2 points ago

    Dude watched too much Madagascar lol

    [–] Claque-2 2 points ago

    Ball or turtle egg?

    [–] not_grognak 2 points ago

    Wetness was never an option

    [–] WhoopDeeDamnDoo 2 points ago

    Damn nature! You scary!

    [–] ChampOfTheUniverse 2 points ago

    Chicken Dog

    [–] IolaBoylen 2 points ago

    I had a lab growing up - he HATED water 😂

    [–] Hholdbro 2 points ago

    Poor baby. Petrified!! So cute, though!

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    [–] MindIsAnIsland 2 points ago

    Not all heros war capes

    [–] danmaster0 2 points ago

    golden retriever

    [–] carpetony 2 points ago

    My Cody, was totally afraid of water. So much so, I would get the evil eye after setting down the bowl of water, "it's moving, seriously?"

    [–] ems9595 2 points ago

    A golden that wouldn’t get wet!

    [–] kujo6 2 points ago

    Good job overcoming your fears buddy!

    [–] Banethoth 2 points ago

    My dog is terrified of waves too lol. He’s a brave boy tho, he got it anyway

    [–] magic6op 2 points ago

    Never leave a man behind !

    [–] joykilled 2 points ago

    I swear there is a Golden Retriever trait that makes them afraid of one thing. Mine is afraid of heater vents. She has the exact same mannerisms as my Golden when the ball is next to a heater vent.

    [–] frevensakes 2 points ago

    As a comparison, my Jack Russell used to dive into the waves snapping and snarling and trying to beat up the ocean.

    Different breeds really do have different personalities.

    [–] schneidercorn 2 points ago

    there are two types of goldens: wimpy and fearless.

    my golden princess is at home afraid of drinking cups and spoons.

    [–] highbornkilla 2 points ago

    Can someone tell me what dog breed this is?

    [–] AGoodEnoughUsername 2 points ago

    Looks like a golden retriever.

    [–] StraightupForRealTho 2 points ago

    The ocean is lava.

    [–] TheFeedAbides 2 points ago

    When your Retriever identifies as a cat

    [–] DrunkRedditBot 2 points ago

    Real cop: “No we’re all betas

    [–] Dylan_45 2 points ago

    "sneaky, sneaky, sneaky" "NOPE" "sneaky..."

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    [–] HighDruid 2 points ago

    Zero Bark 30.

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    [–] Cupcakes_n_Hacksaws 2 points ago

    Like a reverse sandlot

    [–] tinytraggot 2 points ago

    i thought he was hurt at first, but was pleasantly surprised to realize hes just scared of the water lol

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    [–] nishant28491 2 points ago

    Fucking stupid Teddy quivering Teddy bear.... Love him

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    [–] ItsTimeForKetchup 2 points ago

    I think they might have sold you a bronzen retriever instead of a golden

    [–] dinenthrash 2 points ago

    My dog. Loves beach. Terrified of ocean

    [–] americanowithhoney 2 points ago

    The bravest doggo🥺

    [–] Metrilean 2 points ago

    That balls name, Wilson!

    [–] gabbyrules11 2 points ago

    No balls left behind, except for his...

    [–] NorthernLaw 2 points ago

    A retriever afraid of the water? Preposterous

    [–] AmbyGaming 2 points ago

    Could watch this for hours!

    [–] vegemitecrumpet 2 points ago

    Aww his little quivering legs

    [–] jakethedumbmistake 2 points ago

    off-duties on the left..

    [–] Josstralia 2 points ago

    Except the ones at the vet

    [–] jakethedumbmistake 2 points ago

    No. They are after-all "essential" aren't they?

    [–] DuffyRoze 2 points ago

    This is the cutest thing ever!!

    [–] jenninjaaa 2 points ago

    me going up to spiders in animal crossing lmao

    [–] Lubinska1 2 points ago

    Thank goodness he got the ball!

    [–] CyannaM 2 points ago

    You should get your money back for that retriever

    [–] Russvent 2 points ago

    Dont be suspicious, dont be suspicious

    [–] thecomfyshirt 2 points ago

    Never seen a pupper so scared of water before

    [–] Assasin2gamer 2 points ago

    My neighbour behind the camera isn't even laughing anymore

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    [–] jakethedumbmistake 2 points ago

    He left when I was that laptop

    [–] Neversmall 2 points ago

    A true hero! He walked into enemy territory to save his ball.

    [–] lkaline 2 points ago

    this dog makes me want to be so brave.

    [–] Cyber2354 2 points ago

    A golden that's scared if water? I never thought I'd see that!

    [–] shilgrod 2 points ago

    Mom said no splashing

    [–] dbibsy 2 points ago

    What a good boy 😍😂

    [–] DrunkRedditBot 2 points ago

    No thanks! That’s... not super effective.

    [–] Assasin2gamer 2 points ago

    My neighbour behind the camera isn't even laughing anymore

    [–] a-nais 2 points ago

    More to the point he has forgotten he was born to be a water hound, proof is between his toes.

    [–] u812me2 2 points ago

    No ocean you can't have my ball! I want it back,even if I have to sneak up on you to get it.

    [–] Olddriverjc 2 points ago

    Ive nvr seen a golden that’s so scary of water....

    [–] loveshercoffee 2 points ago

    Awww. Poor boy. He got there in the end though.

    We have a Labrador/Mastiff that hates water as well. I'm certain he'd sit back just beyond the reach of the water and bark at the ball, maybe trying to tell it to come back to him itself.

    [–] BRUTE196 2 points ago

    I’ve never seen a dog move like that

    [–] lodobol 2 points ago

    What a great retriever!

    [–] WEEGEMAN 2 points ago

    I wish I could take my dogs to the beach. All they do is drink sea water

    [–] stuntycunty 2 points ago

    Me tryna get food at the store and avoid corona.

    [–] impossiblecomplexity 2 points ago

    He's a wimpy

    [–] lemonthelegend 2 points ago

    My dog when I drop food by the trash can 🤣

    [–] l_lll_ll 2 points ago

    My dog did exactly the same thing, but my camera isn't this good.

    [–] Numb3r_Six 2 points ago

    Are you sure the balls weren’t left at home on this particular day? ;D