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A couple of dog owners living aboard a boat have managed to capture the attention and affection of the internet with their video showcasing their two dogs’ daily workout routine. Shared on TikTok in July under the username Expeditionevans1, the video swiftly became a viral sensation, spreading across social media platforms like wildfire, according to Newsweek.
Living a nautical lifestyle, the couple has ingeniously adapted their exercise routine to the unique environment of their boat, ensuring that their furry companions receive ample physical activity and mental stimulation. Despite having a spacious deck for their dogs to roam throughout the day, this duo is committed to guaranteeing their four-legged friends stay fit and healthy through a simple yet effective workout regimen.
The video unfolds with the couple transporting their enthusiastic dogs to a serene sandy beach, offering them the ideal setting for their daily exercise. A humorous caption accompanies the video, narrating their adventure as they interact with friends who excitedly spot dolphins in the vicinity. Seizing this opportunity, the couple engages their dogs in safety training. According to their human, “Both dogs want to swim with them, but they can’t tell dolphins from sharks, so no swimming.”
Upon reaching the picturesque beach via their small boat, the poster shares their routine, stating, “I give them a release permit and watch them launch into a swimming sprint ahead of time and then continue to monitor, staying close just in case.” Their two dogs, Penny and Dino, exhibit distinct personalities during this exercise session. While Penny prefers to stick close to her human companions’ heels, Dino displays an independent spirit and roams around exploring the environment.
Better Than A Backyard ⛵🐬 #shorts
The couple’s video showcases more than just the dogs’ physical workout. It provides a glimpse into the strong bond between humans and their canine companions, as they engage in play and training exercises together. As the tide recedes, the dogs are treated to a saltwater bath, ridding them of sand and sand fleas, which aren’t welcome stowaways on their boat.
After a fulfilling session at the beach, the couple returns home on their boat, where they ensure their dogs enjoy refreshing freshwater showers.
The video struck a chord with viewers across TikTok, amassing an impressive 1.7 million views and 185,000 likes on the platform. Its accompanying caption, “Better Than A Backyard,” aptly captures the essence of the dogs’ active and fulfilling lifestyle on the boat.
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