Dog Goes Viral For Beating His Owner In A Game Of Connect 4

Dogs make excellent playmates. Growing up as an only child, my dog was a great substitute for a playmate. But most dogs can only really play games like fetch.

However, this dog is quite the talented little game master. A precious cockapoo named Percy went viral on the internet by showing off her game skills – she beat her owner at a game of Connect 4.

Percy’s owner, Sarah Shapiro-Ward who works as an instructor with Toronto’s When Hounds Fly Positive Dog Training, is heard in the video telling Percy, “Go choose your piece.”

Then, the adorable little dog picks up a yellow game piece, dropping it in the center of the grid.

Sarah then compliments, “Nice opening move, Perce!”

Even though she had to continuously inform Percy when it was his turn, the happy little dog proved that he could keep up, even going as far as to block Sarah’s moves and make his own countermoves.

PHOTO: @PRANCING_PERCY

However, Percy did, at one point, take off a little more than he could chew in the game. He picked up three yellow discs but he couldn’t drop them in. He missed them all except one.

And as his owner jokingly pointed out, “Oh! you picked up three. That is definitely cheating.”

While it might be cheating, we can all agree he’s the world’s cutest cheater.
In the end, Percy ended up winning the game after he got four of his yellow bits in a vertical row.

“Oh, good job,” Sarah congratulated. “Nice win!”

Even though he may seem like a game master and a Connect 4 natural, Sarah revealed that Percy actually doesn’t have the memory skills it takes to be a master strategist.

As she revealed to New York Post, “Once the token has gone in, he doesn’t know it’s in there anymore. But he likes to play, so I cheer him on.”

Still, it is clear that little Percy is having fun. You can watch more of Percy playing Connect 4 on his Instagram page, @Prancing_Percy.

Watch the adorable video below:

0

Comment on the Story Below

Related Posts

August 13, 2020

Puppy Doesn’t Move A Muscle So He Doesn’t Wake The Sleeping Kittens

Pop culture movies and TV shows love to pit dogs and cats against one another

July 4, 2015

Dogs Get A New Lease On Life In 3-D

3-D printing is a fairly new technology that is rapidly moving toward the mainstream. Although

January 30, 2020

Man Rents A Billboard To Let Everyone Know It’s His Dog’s Birthday

Birthdays are a big milestone. That is why they're important to mark with a celebration.

Comments – Rules , Boundaries & Limitations

At Cesar’s Way , we strive to be a single pack, and packs have rules, and limitations. Here are ours for the comments:

  •  No bullying or harassment of fellow commenters. Keep it civil!
  • No foul language or obscenities, please.
  • No posting of external links

Also, please note that because of volume , we are unable to respond to individual comments, although we do watch them in order to learn what issues and questions are most common so that we can produce content that fulfills your needs. You are welcome to share your own dog tips and behavior solutions among yourselves, however Thank you for reading our articles and sharing your thoughts with the pack!

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Get Tips From Cesar & The Pack

Don’t get left out of the doghouse! Sign up now to make sure you’re up to date on the latest happenings!

Trending Today

Trending This Week

Get a Free e-Book:
5 Essential Commands
to Teach Your Dog