Dogs never fail to amuse us with the weird and wonderful things they do. And Jennifer Kalczewski’s pup Dudley is no exception. A video of him sitting in an unconventional position on some furniture has gone viral on TikTok.
The video, posted on January 7 to the social media platform by the account @studleydoorightandmylo, has delighted many viewers, with over 930,000 views.
The post shows Dudley looking alarmingly comfortable while straddling two couches, but he is dangerously close to falling off both. The nonchalant expression he displays during this balancing act amused viewers.
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The pup’s owner responded to a comment underneath the TikTok post by saying Dudley is a rescue dog, a mixed breed of beagle, Chihuahua, terrier, Pekingese, papillon, and American Eskimo.
The TikTok account appears to chronicle the lives of Dudley and his sibling Mylo, with all the posts tracing the dogs’ growth and sharing their funny moments.
@studleydoorightandmylo I found myself in a 💩 position #dogsoftiktok #doggo #dogsoftiktokviral #dumbdecision #rescuepup #doglover #k18results #puppytiktok ♬ Escapism x The Hills – DJ L Beats
From earlier posts, it’s evident that Dudley was adopted as a puppy or very young adult dog. It is unclear whether Mylo was also adopted from a shelter, but the pair appear to have developed a great bond.
The video had certainly left viewers laughing, with one TikTok user commenting underneath the post: “Dogs are so funny.” And user Danielle wrote: “I’m crying.”
Another user, Lauren, wrote: “I woke up from my nap to my dog falling through a position like this.”