Boxer filmed destroying his landlord’s living room
A mischievous Boxer dog has sent netizens into hysterics after she was caught messing up her owner’s living room while she was at work.
Social media sensation Lexi, who has amassed over 156,000 followers on TikTok alongside Boxer Dexter, was caught chewing on things in the room in a video viewed over 21 million times.
Its owner, who is believed to be from Edgewater, Maryland, shared a video of herself reporting the dog through a camera she set up in the living room, with the caption: “When you catch destroying everything she walks into.”
The hilarious footage shows a very confused Lexi approaching the camera as her owner says, “Lexi stop it. Hello, I see you. Stop messing around! Okay?”
The clip has racked up over 3 million likes and over 24,000 user comments, including one writing, “I caught my Boxers the same way they just stare at the camera and keep destroying anything. “
“This is so cute. Love how she came on camera after hearing your voice,” another user wrote.
A third said: “Haha. Omg when she came to the camera in a very close up. I love boxers. Mine look at me.”
Another joked: “Is it me, am I the drama.”
According to the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT), crate training can be an effective way to prevent dogs from developing behavioral issues like chewing on valuables.
“The use of crates is safe, humane and effective, and in many cases can help a dog stay in their home,” the APDT previously said. Newsweek.
“Crates are invaluable tools for house training, as well as environmental management so dogs avoid developing problem behaviors such as destructive chewing and counter-surfing.”
The organization said the crates can provide additional options for safe short-term containment when traveling or in the car and can “help minimize stress in the event of an emergency, when boarding a kennel. or during a night at the veterinary clinic”.
“For puppies, crates are a great potty training tool because dogs like to be clean and don’t like to dirty their sleeping area,” says animal behavior expert Dr Mary Burch. and director of the American Kennel Club Family Dog.
“Crate training can be done quickly if the owner is systematic and consistent,” Burch said. “By systematic, it means starting with very short periods of time and gradually extending the time the puppy is in the crate.”