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This dog can’t catch a treat to save its life
But they taste just as good off the floor.
Canines come with varied skill sets: There are dogs well-disposed to leading the blind, dogs that go on hunting trips, and dogs who catch their treats in mid-air. Not this one, though.
But however poor her mouth-eye coordination, Nana—a 5-year-old Great Pyrenees—seems determined to pull off the trick. Take a moment to bask in the slo-mo agonies of her many, many defeats (and stick around for the final triumph that makes them all worthwhile).
You know, I think there might be a lesson about dogged persistence here.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'