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Dog Refuses To Come Inside Unless Owners Pretend To Open The Door In Funny Home Video.

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

Like other dogs who’ve taken painful hits on their snouts after running full-speed into sliding glass doors everywhere, this poor pooch, Akelah, has really taken that lesson to heart. His family already has the Christmas tree up and they’re probably in the living room sipping cider and singing Christmas carols. Akelah really wants to join them. But he can’t.

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The sliding glass door is the one thing standing in the way between him and the rest of his pack. Except it isn’t. Obviously, that door is wide open. C’mon, buddy, just walk on through!

But he’s fallen for that trick before. He’s not taking them on their word anymore, they have to prove it. And so he waits.


This hilarious, and perhaps all-too-relatable, video comes to us from Santa Rosa, California, resident Jensen Kendall, who explains the obvious: Akelah “constantly thinks the screen door is closed, so we have to pretend to open it for him to come inside.”


There ya’ go, buddy…

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She tweeted it out on November 3 and it’s wracked up millions of views in the days since, as well as a bunch of comments that are pretty hilarious in their own right!

“Shame, has he run into it before?” one viewer asked.

“Many times,” Jensen confirmed.

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Watch this hilarious scene unfold in the short clip below, and share to spread more laughter!

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