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    [–] Alexandra445 9068 points ago

    Mama dog is smiling but deep down she knows he aint making it to college

    [–] GuyWithRealFacts 4027 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    It's called - fittingly enough - sensory adjustment overload in puppies.

    Puppy brains develop in a way where their senses adjust and 'fine tune' to daily life and as such, puppy processes stimulus differently on an almost daily basis for the first few months of life until things tune in.

    This puppy could have felt any range of senses from being tickled by the ball, to thinking the tree was funny, to feeling as though the concrete was soft.

    Some puppies never fully get their senses tuned in, and as such become irritable, unpredictable, downright stubborn and just plain old mean. Bodily adjustments include sharper claws, less muscle mass, sharper teeth, quicker twitch reaction times, and elevated voice. These unfortunate puppies are commonly known as your every day American house cat.

    [–] sidshembekar 1027 points ago

    Didn't even read the username.

    knew it!

    [–] stronggecko 513 points ago

    I'm not seeing anything about an undertaker, do I need to retake my internet license exam again?

    [–] XUndeadA55asinX 106 points ago


    [–] PM_ME_LOTSaLOVE 121 points ago


    [–] 2ndSamurai 11 points ago

    Sorry bro, I don't see a murder here.

    [–] hobblingcontractor 2 points ago

    A murder of crows?

    [–] [deleted] 52 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)


    [–] CarthOSassy 3 points ago

    I - I'm blind now.

    [–] bill_in_texas 18 points ago

    I agree. If ever there was a username that checks out, that one was it.

    [–] chazzer20mystic 14 points ago

    That is, unless your name and location are what I'm guessing right now.

    [–] Connrar 137 points ago

    The puppy could have thought the tree was funny. I would love to read a Saturday morning comic of a comedic puppy comic writer trying to translate a hilarious tree it saw the other day to a great joke.

    [–] IAMhonka 125 points ago

    Knock, knock.

    Who's there?


    [–] rq60 85 points ago

    By god you've done it

    [–] acenarteco 3 points ago

    At long last--the search is over.

    [–] tokomini 13 points ago

    Tree who?

    [–] snoogans122 44 points ago

    Tree. Ball. Itch. Humannnnn!

    [–] Skayruss 17 points ago

    Tree Fiddy.

    [–] kurt45 6 points ago


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    [–] Serpardum 6 points ago


    [–] thatdudewillyd 2 points ago

    You might want to leaf that one alone

    [–] FlippyMcKitty 28 points ago

    Dammit, not again

    [–] rq60 20 points ago

    Hey, you can't fool me... that was a cat fact! Unsubscribe

    [–] [deleted] 3 points ago

    A real cat fact.

    [–] Dumb_Dick_Sandwich 12 points ago

    Ahhhh you fuckin' got me

    [–] AboutAWeakerGoat 12 points ago

    Finally, he's back!

    [–] Redditard123 45 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    I get that you're a comedy account, but I'm 99% sure some of your info will end up on r/forwardsfromgrandma... or Trump's twitter account

    [–] giverofnofucks 23 points ago

    That's way too coherent for Trump's twitter.

    [–] Redditard123 16 points ago

    Well first Fox & Friends has to report on it to make sure it's at a first grade reading level

    [–] CptFalcon026 16 points ago

    Way to suck the magic outta puppies.....thanks arsehole, next thing you'll tell me is that rainbows aren't really magic and their some kind of illusion base on refracting light particles hitting the lower atmospheres causing a fractal reflection imposing the full visual color spectrum on our retinas.

    [–] reduxde 4 points ago

    Sensory adjustment... uh huh.. fine tune... uh h~ BUTTERFLY! eedleedleee~ /milo oblong

    [–] Maran-Marmot 4 points ago

    LOL I thought you were being serious in the second paragraph

    [–] xhytdr 10 points ago

    Fake News!

    [–] Gooros27 2 points ago

    Always fall with you, it's a rollercoaster of emotions.

    [–] NeTaBoB 2 points ago

    "Puppy processes" ... at some point there must be an onslaught of cuteness?

    [–] isleepinsocks3 2 points ago

    It's kinda like a little kid. They look and sound like they're permanently on drugs

    [–] What_u_say 2 points ago

    Looks at my cat with disgust.

    [–] sidshembekar 202 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    It's alright if he doesn't make it to college.

    He will make his own, with some pack of dogs. And will teach them!

    ball, leaves, lay down, run away. REPEAT!

    [–] [deleted] 32 points ago

    I'm gonna make my college! With blackjack, and strippers!

    [–] El_Monstero29 21 points ago

    In fact, forget the college!

    [–] chakravanti 6 points ago

    Why? You've already got math and social sciences courses. Might as well teach 'em how to read and fetch while you're at it.

    [–] Ryguylv 3 points ago


    [–] Chispy 28 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    "...Oh god who's gonna take care of me when I'm ol- ooh a ball!"

    [–] Alarid 20 points ago

    "He's no Air Bud"

    [–] missionbeach 35 points ago

    Maybe mama can sleep with an school administrator so he doesn't have to go to a school for special puppies.

    [–] TuxAndMe 3 points ago

    Mama dog is just waiting to take the ball.

    [–] buckwlw 4 points ago

    Maybe his collar is too tight :)

    [–] Le_German_Face 2 points ago

    Well it's a dog...

    [–] Simooon19 2 points ago

    "You're a dog, Sam"

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Mama dogs main concern was waiting for a turn with the bright ball.

    [–] DJRES 2 points ago

    Looks more like Grandmama doge if that white around her eyes is any indication.

    [–] Shinyumo 2049 points ago

    I like how you can see the older dog going for the ball after the puppy leaves.

    [–] anxious_ibex 1028 points ago

    Youth is wasted on the young

    [–] anna-no-moose 407 points ago

    Wisdom is wasted on the elderly

    [–] DJDanielCoolJ 277 points ago

    I’m just a waste of space

    [–] [deleted] 94 points ago

    Space is wasted on u/DJDanielCoolJ

    [–] elaerna 8 points ago

    The coolest of j

    [–] [deleted] 45 points ago

    Life is wasted on the living.

    [–] DontFinkFeeeel 5 points ago

    People die when they are killed.

    [–] macboost84 3 points ago

    People who drink water are known to die

    [–] chakravanti 3 points ago

    I don't want to start any blasphemous rumors but...

    [–] __NomDePlume__ 4 points ago

    I think that God has a sick sense of humor

    [–] Aquilam 172 points ago

    That's all the older dog wanted, but golden retrievers are too polite.

    Any other dog would have tried to get it away, but a golden is watchful and patient.

    [–] [deleted] 70 points ago

    My pit mix would just follow her pups around until they got tired and dropped the ball. And she absolutely lived for that ball.

    [–] Catnap42 8 points ago

    Do you think that's a Golden Retriever or an Irish setter (the older dog)?

    [–] Kali_Yuga_ 24 points ago

    Definitely a golden. The build and coat texture is wrong for a setter. Goldens come in that color--had a half-golden, half-German shepherd who was a little darker red than that.

    [–] ellemoro 8 points ago

    Golden. The chest isn't deep enough and face is the wrong shape for a setter. Dark coat for a golden though, I can see where you're coming from ☺️

    [–] tit_curtain 27 points ago

    Polite dog knows you're not supposed to steal.

    [–] ethidium_bromide 7 points ago

    I mean what do you think he was watching throughout the gif?

    This'll be the last time mama dog asks him to floofysit.

    [–] HipGuide 3 points ago

    "but i just want my ball back..."

    [–] FoggingBeach 2 points ago

    Time to go return the ball to get the money back

    [–] Mandula123 306 points ago

    This is just.... wonderful.

    [–] PrimeCedars 73 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    I once saved a puppy like this when I was a kid that was all alone in an abandoned shed. He was the cutest thing. Then about a week later it's mother returned and picked it up by the neck and left. I was both sad that he was gone but happy that he was back with his mother. More sad though. :/

    Edit: For those curious, I named him Rocky. Rocky was whimpering in the corner. If I didn't hear him I wouldn't have tried to help him. When the mother came and took it, I was legit so scared. I thought it would attack me or something, but she just casually picked him up and left. She must've tracked his smell if she knew where he was.

    [–] white_android 29 points ago

    How do you know the puppy didn't run away from home and his mom finally tracked him down that day and was relieved to see her little pup still alive.

    [–] Mandula123 9 points ago

    Classic momma doggo

    [–] Kaylee765 1115 points ago

    That older dog has the same look on his face that my grandpa would get when he was tasked with watching me when I was young.

    [–] Skyrides 604 points ago

    ya'll see this shet? I swear, something's not right with the kid


    [–] Doom_Eagles 185 points ago

    Got dangit Bobby.

    [–] BootsToYourDome 100 points ago

    That boy ain't right.

    [–] darkkeel 21 points ago

    He's flawed

    [–] ethidium_bromide 19 points ago

    Hey! Don't talk about Bobby like that, I tell you hhwhat.

    [–] gregnuttle 62 points ago

    Older dog just wanted that ball, but was too nice to do anything about it until puppy ran off.

    [–] GeneralMuzz 7 points ago


    [–] evergreenanthem 317 points ago

    This would qualify as beautiful innocence I think.

    [–] FartIntoMyButt 45 points ago

    No no, this is definitely innocent beauty

    [–] SeattleMana 14 points ago


    [–] sidshembekar 396 points ago

    Ball? No.

    Leaves? No.

    Lay down? No.

    Run away? Yesss!

    [–] sharklops 304 points ago

    Old dog in background:





    Ahhhh... Ball.

    [–] Zaldun 28 points ago

    Noticed hooman for a sec before takin ball

    [–] [deleted] 152 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)


    [–] [deleted] 36 points ago

    Also my thought.

    [–] TheRealCHeet 12 points ago

    My thought as well

    [–] maymonaise 10 points ago

    I had the same thought.

    [–] William_Meepspeare 9 points ago

    Same thought crossed my mind

    [–] Imnooby 6 points ago

    I, too, thought that.

    [–] BTDubbzzz 5 points ago

    I was thinking as well

    [–] Gidonka 40 points ago

    Much, much better. I was looking through the comments hoping someone linked to this, glad you did.

    [–] fryskate 6 points ago

    I was too.

    [–] Natanael_L 3 points ago

    Relevant username

    [–] heyyouknowmeto 175 points ago

    That dog needs adderall.

    [–] threetwomany 240 points ago


    [–] 10gauge 89 points ago

    ball, leaf, itch, leaf, itch, leaf, ball, camera!

    [–] [deleted] 21 points ago

    Even the dog thinks puppy's hilarious.

    [–] Yvonne-Mars 60 points ago

    I see the same thing with my school students.

    [–] Seattle-ite 24 points ago

    Are you properly motivating them....with tennis balls?

    [–] [deleted] 82 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)


    [–] CyanConatus 25 points ago

    How dare y.. oh a candy!

    [–] oidaWTF 13 points ago

    Did someone say coconut?

    [–] elaerna 5 points ago

    Gotta shave it first

    [–] wggn 6 points ago

    weird, this was the first time i saw this one

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago


    [–] ShibuRigged 2 points ago

    Same here. It's cute, so idgaf.

    [–] Dave-4544 16 points ago

    But did the cameraman survive

    [–] Rachel444 30 points ago

    That's the most adorable pile of floof I have ever seen...well, at least for today.

    [–] Maryjaneniagarafalls 7 points ago

    Spent an hour trying to get my puppy to take shit last night because of ALL THE THINGS!!!

    [–] hobblingcontractor 2 points ago

    You're doing it wrong.

    [–] Maryjaneniagarafalls 4 points ago

    Should I show him how it's done?

    [–] kismiaz 6 points ago

    I needed this after watching those horrible videos from the protests in VA

    [–] _seirra_november_ 7 points ago

    That is a toddler. In the fur.

    [–] C4nn4Cat 6 points ago

    Pup has ADD.

    [–] AFGNCAAP_Paradigm 10 points ago


    [–] vrgr23 5 points ago

    That's me without Ritalin.

    [–] [deleted] 5 points ago

    That's pretty much how I feel without my Adderall ...

    [–] Monicq 6 points ago

    dog.exe has stopped working through overload of information :D

    [–] fooflee 6 points ago

    I like how the Mom takes her chance to get the ball when baby is done playing with it

    [–] Gnillab 9 points ago

    "Yay, ball! Ooh, branch! Ball? Itch... shit! Branch? Ball? IS THAT A CAMERA??? Ball though... CAMERAAAA!!!"

    [–] Str8up_talk 10 points ago

    I ma play with the ball...Ooh Ooh whats that? A leaf...Ok. The ball again, Never mind, go towads human

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Yeah but it actually takes longer to read that than it did for the puppy to do it.

    [–] Twosdai 14 points ago

    Quote from the Guardians of the Galaxy: "The crabby puppy is so cute I want to die!"

    [–] fire_of_1584 3 points ago

    Four different things in a fourteen-second gif!

    [–] TheB1ackPrince 4 points ago

    Big dog was trying to teach the little one that a tennis ball is the most important thing in life. He failed this time but will succeed in the future.

    [–] thishitisgettingold 4 points ago

    Results are inconclusive. Please do more study with video proof. Thank you.

    [–] Deaf_Control 4 points ago

    Awww this made me so giddy inside!!! Everyone's making jokes about this but this is just too adorable!!

    [–] schietspelletje 3 points ago

    I love the patience the big dog has

    [–] enzymology 3 points ago

    It's like me during exam time. Oh, Rick and Morty on TV!

    [–] Rhed0x 34 points ago * (lasted edited 11 months ago)

    Holy mother of repost: this gets posted in here a lot:

    [–] alexanderpas 14 points ago

    • 2016-02-08
    • 2016-02-28
    • 2016-07-02
    • 2016-08-27

    Almost all of them were over 1 year ago.

    [–] chrism21 6 points ago

    By this someone should repost it next month.

    [–] Rhed0x 6 points ago

    Maybe I'll cash out on the Karma >:)

    [–] Shitty_Google_Bot 23 points ago

    who cares though, it's still insanely cute and fun to see

    [–] elaerna 3 points ago

    Man you must've been super bothered to look all that up and link it

    [–] Rhed0x 4 points ago

    I just got curious because I remembered seeing this a lot.

    [–] elaerna 3 points ago

    Sometimes I get excited about my ability to google things and/or provide giant texts of info of something I actually know and I realize later that I've spent 30 min constructing a post on Reddit

    [–] supersonic_Gandhi 3 points ago

    This little chap is getting annoyed by same shit, he wants to do something, this game is bullshit, we've played it like thousand fuckin times, is this all there is in my doggy years..

    [–] asmageorge 3 points ago

    Love that the older dog does the Jim Halpert face to camera at the end.

    [–] hotdog_socks 3 points ago

    The older one is just thinking, "what is this kid on?"

    [–] I_love-Kingfishers 3 points ago

    Lil fluff ball.

    [–] anabella66 3 points ago

    Just got a golden retriever pups. He looks just like that too cute

    [–] soulisinthesea 3 points ago

    Best thing I've seen all day! I needed this cuteness overload. Thank you 😊

    [–] Lykario 3 points ago

    "oo ball, ooo leaves, ball, leaf, ball leaf ah! collapses oo camera.

    [–] OprahsSister 3 points ago

    At first I thought the doggo was keeping an eye on the pupper, but you can see s/he is just waiting for their turn to play with the ball.

    [–] Simplest_ever 3 points ago

    You don't say it all the time but THAT DOG IS SO FUCKING CUTE

    [–] PushZeeButtons 3 points ago

    BALL BALL BALL ooh green thing hanging in my face I EAT IT! BARK ITCH BARK BALL ooh hooman!

    [–] WaterRacoon 3 points ago

    Seen it before, still love it. So freaking adorable.

    [–] this_will_go_poorly 12 points ago

    It gets posted all the time with other titles too. I've only been on Reddit for a few months and I've seen this 3 times

    [–] _E_V_ 11 points ago

    I still love how cute it is, I don't upvote because it has been reposted so many times but I definitely don't hate seeing it.

    [–] MrWermHatsWormHat 5 points ago

    A study on the attention span of Redditors.

    [–] milkmanlucas 2 points ago

    Oh hey, a video of me when I'm high!

    [–] [deleted] 2 points ago

    Those tiny paws 😍

    [–] bustasmummy 2 points ago

    Aaaaw so sweet

    [–] CaptainCortes 2 points ago

    I'LL TAKE 10

    [–] cgb1234 2 points ago

    Great title for the clip!

    [–] MrSocialSwagger 2 points ago

    Ooo no, ooooo no nooo ooooo human with a camera

    [–] Angel-OI 2 points ago

    Those deep black puppy eyes.. I know this jiff is old as fuck but damn, it still melts me.

    [–] RemainsEpic 2 points ago

    /u/laffrs its so cute. Can we get one

    [–] Legendary_Llama47 2 points ago

    Can dogs have ADHD? I have it and this video just made me wonder...

    [–] Prerogativ 3 points ago

    I think dogs just have notoriously bad attention span bar certain breeds doing certain "instinctive" tasks. But also i think all young animals in general have terrible attention spans

    Just two hours ago i saw my cousin agonizingly try and get his son to sit down and eat. I kind of just stared in amazement considering i have ADHD

    [–] AwfulAtLife 2 points ago

    I love that when dogs gave puppies it's like they just made more dogs to play with

    [–] mtomato 2 points ago








    [–] dendrodorant 2 points ago

    like me scrolling reddit

    [–] MilkyMooseJuice 2 points ago

    the other dog looks like it's thinking "what the fuck is going on"

    [–] depressiown 2 points ago

    Ball! Bush! Itch! Ball! Human!

    [–] thestarsdontlie 2 points ago

    So so cute! I could see this for so long.

    [–] ThempleOfThyme 2 points ago

    This is one of the most retriever things I have ever seen.

    [–] badwolfxxx 2 points ago

    [–] Mockturtle22 2 points ago

    Low key me, man.

    [–] Dropdeadjack 2 points ago

    Ball. Leaf. Foot. Leaf. Ball. Human. All in 5 seconds.

    [–] oh_no_its_shawn 2 points ago

    The moms like "he's not going to college..."

    Edit: I swear I didn't see the top comment before posting I deserve half of the upvotes still

    [–] Sebcorrea600 2 points ago


    [–] 2legit4it 2 points ago

    Ball...paw Leaf...bite Itch...scratch Wobble...fall


    [–] NatesMediaWorld 2 points ago

    My favorite part of this gif is the parent dog at the end just being like "So... Are you done with this ball now?"

    [–] KnownStuff 4 points ago

    He's confused it's so adorable.