So this “dog thing” is a fake dog, and apparently it is quite effective to use as a prank. This guy startles his poor mom over and over again with the stuffed German Shepherd he utilizes for his fake dog prank; however, it’s possible she’s also one of the most easily startled moms around.

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Jen deHaan is graphic designer, small business owner, and dog person living in Bay Area, California. Jen enjoys learning about dog training and behavior, and has taken several courses and seminars since 2010. She also contributes articles to leading websites, such as Victoria Stilwell's Positively . It all started with a great dog called Mikey (aka "dude"), loved and lost but remembered forever. Jen also runs a freelance business focusing on graphic, web, and UI design at FoundPixel, and a small business creating hand crafted dog products at Stylish Canine.