‘Don’t eat my steak!’ Phoenix the dog licks her lips but resists the temptation to tuck in when owner tests her willpower
- The patient dog named Phoenix is left alone with the piece of steak at her home
- Canine resists temptation for 81 seconds and avoids looking straight at the meat
- Dog’s owner returns to the room and congratulates her dog for passing test
This is the impressive moment an obedient dog rises to her owner’s challenge and manages not to gobble down a mouth-watering steak left right under her nose.
Footage shows the patient dog named Phoenix resisting temptation for 81 seconds after her owner leaves her alone with the plate of meat.
The dog, believed to have been filmed in the US, wait by the steak until her owner returns and congratulates her for passing the test of willpower with flying colors.
The dog named Phoenix is told by her owner not to eat the succulent steak left out in front of her
The dog places her head on the dinner table and tries to avoid making eye contact with the piece of meat
During the clip, Phoenix’s owner sits next to her and tells the canine: ‘Don’t eat my steak OK. I’ll be right back.’
The canine places her head on the dinner table and avoids looking at the steak.
She momentarily turns her gaze to the succulent meat before looking out of the window.
More than one minute later, Phoenix’s owner applauds the dog and says: ‘Good girl!’
The owner told Viral Hog: ‘A follower asked me to try the challenge with a steak after Phoenix sat patiently waiting alone in a room with my chicken salad.
‘Challenge accepted! Phoenix passed with flying colors.’
Following the comical footage, viewers took to social media to congratulate the ‘brilliant dog’.
The dog momentarily looks at the steak on the table but continues to resist temptation
The dog’s owner returns to the room and applauds her dog for passing the challenge
One user commented: ‘Very impressive what a brilliant dog.’
While another said: ‘I hope you gave the dog the steak.’
Another person wrote: ‘That is adorable.’
Elsewhere another joked: ‘Hell I would have taken it off the plate.’
Viewers took to social media to applaud the dog for taking on the challenge and resisting temptation
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