Wiener dog cheats to win this race

Where are the referees to call this dog out?

Mar 1, 2020, 4:11 pm*

Internet Culture


Eric Geller

Everyone loves watching dogs play together. The clash of temperaments and attitudes makes for interesting interactions. When you line up a group of small dogs from different breeds for a race, however, you’re bound to see the ugly side of competitiveness. 

That’s exactly what happened in this video from June 1993 that recently resurfaced on Reddit. One of the dogs took the race a bit too seriously.

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There is no officially recognized organization that regulates mixed-breed dog racing in the United States—we checked—which means the other dogs in this race have no supervisory group to which they can appeal for a review of the race. 

With no authorities on hand to raise a red card, it looks like the wiener is the winner.

Photo via HackBitz/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Nov 26, 2014, 11:03 am