Meet the 'world's biggest lapdog'
As any dog enthusiast can tell you, canines tend to think all sorts of things about themselves: that they're people; that they're cats, ducks, horses or cows. And some, despite weighing more than most people walking the planet, think they're lapdogs.
Meet Dozer, whose name becomes obvious when you get a look at him. A St. Bernard, Dozer checks in at 240 pounds, but that doesn't stop him from truly believing he's a lapdog when owner Matthew Modist lays down on the couch for a nap and pats his chest, as seen in this YouTube video that has garnered a remarkable 2.3 million views.
The St. Bernard is traditionally one of the largest dog breeds in the world, typically weighing between 110 and 200 pounds according to Dog Breed Info. They are also "extremely loyal, eager, and willing to please," which probably explains Dozer's desire to leap onto his owner's body despite being smart enough to know this isn't such a great idea!
Although Dozer is up there in weight at 240 pounds, he's not even in the same neighborhood as the world-record-holding St. Bernard named Benedictine. He once held the Guinness Book of World Records title for heaviest dog of any breed, weighing in at 357 pounds, according to The Hydrant Blog.