Does your dog watch TV?

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  1. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Poster Extraordinaire

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    No tv but he can stare at the fireplace for hours... or, the tv when that Christmas yule log thing plays for hours...
     
  2. Bones

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    Only when he thinks he's on it.

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    I had a cat once that would reach for the screen anytime GNR's 'Paradise City' came on the tube.
     
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    My dogs ignore TV most of the time. But sometimes wildlife especially dogs and horses get them super excited. Otherwise they would rather play fetch. So we are usually trying to watch TV and throw JW Hol-ee balls at the same time. 2 out of 3 pugs will play fetch for a good hour before they get tired and fall asleep on or next to your lap.

    One of my dogs that passed away a few years ago had a thing for horses, and Jenifer Lopez. The only human on TV that sparked any interest out of any of my dogs lol.
     
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    My cats get excited by the TV if there is any sort of wildlife on there, especially birds.
     
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    like other folks mentioned - our two dogs are hardcore doorbell responders, but they otherwise have the appropriate response to TV - just ignore that crap.

    the cat, on the other hand, he'll watch some stuff and maybe even put up his paws to "assist"...but he's a little crazy to begin with...

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    Same with our 16 year old "senior" Maltese She's lost a lot of her hearing and sight to age so we have to keep the volume up. We come home to find her regularly happily snoozing in front of that TV. She does the same thing in my lap every evening around 10 or 11pm...of course many nights I've got a good snore goin' by that time too.

    Both of our 4 legged kids would consistently sound the alarm (frantic barking) as soon as a "TV Dog" started barking.
     
  9. haggardfan1

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    Our family members frequently find one another the same way, mostly the human ones :D.

    Our current dogs aren't all about TV, but certain animals and especially sounds get their attention. We watched Alpha over the weekend, and when the wolf howled, so did Flash and Bear.

    My Belgian shepherd, Rascal, may he rest in peace, watched a lot of TV with me. Once while we were watching some nature program, the footage showed a big flock of birds taking off. He attempted to chase them and bumped his nose on the screen.
     
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    My dog will watch TV occasionally, but it doesn't usually hold her interest for very long.

    What she really likes to do if she is inside is sit in the kitchen and watch what's happening in the back yard through a glass door. My wife and I call it "dog TV".
     
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    One evening I was working on writing and editing stuff. I looked up from the screen to see:

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    The little kook was watching a movie that had talking animals.

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    Endless source of funny from that dog.

    It's genetic . His mother used to attack the screen when America's Funniest Videos came on. The dog would flip out and come running when she heard the theme song .
     
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    YES!

    Penny is deaf, but she will watch pit bulls and parolees all day long. :D
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    my daughter's cat watches cat videos.once in a while.3-4 minutes tops.
     
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    My dog bought his own tv set, he didn't like what I watched..
     
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    Yeah, my dogs love TV, but their costing me an arm and leg when they punch On Demand movies!! And don't even get me started about them hoping on the porn channel's!! Have you seen the price of those flicks:eek:
     
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    Your cat got the crazy eye, I'm not even kiddin'. When I was a kid, my stepsister had a cat with that exact look on its face :eek:.
     
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    I sincerely hope he was trying to claw it to death. :lol:
     
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    Our male dog looks behind the TV if they go off-screen. Especially Race Horses. I don't think he's thought it through.
     
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    Daisy seemed to like having the TV on low when we were off to work or something and she was alone or with a ferret or two. Voices are company.

    She never paid it any mind, but it may have caused her to suffer some partial deafness. IMO dogs are not good at recognizing that sound can be bad for them.
     
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    B74D698F-7AFB-4DA1-B451-02FC99C3A453.jpeg The Boxer not so much. The Pit Bull does and sometimes gets a little too involved with dogs on tv. My wife can’t even watch Pit Bulls and Parolees because he can’t contain himself.
     
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