Many dogs suffer from separation anxiety. They hate being away from their owners and it makes them nervous, sometimes causing them to act out. One clever dog has figured out a trick to get his parents to stay with them — pretend to be sick.
It’s a manipulation technique that kids have been using for years on their parents. Usually it’s because they want to stay home from school and get out of a test. But this dog did it because he just loves his parents so much.
The precious dog’s name is Sullivan, he lives with his parents Alex and Kennady in Utah. Last week, Kennady decided to go home for her lunch break. When it was time for her to leave, however, Sullivan started acting strange.
Kennady said that Sullivan began coughing and it was a sound that she had never heard before.
“It really, really freaked me out,” Kennady told The Dodo. “He was wagging his tail and running around and just wanted to play but also kept making this horrific noise.”
Continue to the next page to see the truth behind Sullivan’s bizarre actions. Was he sick or just very, very tricky?