As a follow-up to our Friday post on a West Highland Terrier who loves television but is no couch potato, the Scottie News is linking to this report on another active TV-watching dog.
Our Scottish Terrier Ruby (18 months) attacks the television whenever there are any type of action programs on. She reacts especially to animals. The only programs she doesn’t react to are talk shows and certain game shows. She goes after most commercials, too. She becomes very agitated and growls, jumps and charges at the television. It all started with the Mucinex ads and has gotten worse. She just sits in front of the tv and waits for the animals and other action and then goes crazy.
The thread contains plenty of suggestions on how to deal with the problem.
Here’s the excitement-inducing Mucinex commercial: