Why Throwing Cheese Slices on Dogs Is the Internet’s Latest Viral Craze
What will we think of next?
Back in June, everyone was doing the “What the Fluff” challenge, in which you hold up a blanket and then hide behind a wall as it drops, then watch your pup freak out as they wonder how you pulled off this amazing disappearing act. Then there was the “Snoot” challenge, in which people would hold their hands up in a circle, then encourage the dog to jump up in a way that would enable them to perfectly grab their little snouts.
Now, everyone is doing the “Dog Cheese” challenge, which consists of tossing a single slice of cheese on your dog’s back and then recording his or her struggle to eat it.
As far as we know, it was invented by a social media user named Matt, who marketed it as a superior form of beer pong.
It’s definitely caught on.
Dog cheese! pic.twitter.com/kQJA7M7Mcf
— Sarah Morehead (@Morehead02) November 15, 2018
Though some dogs are definitely better at it than others.
I’m bad at this game but it’s ok cos she is too pic.twitter.com/DF1DIOblTE
— Connor (@An0nym0useArt) November 15, 2018
And some of them are too good.
This is Phase 2 pic.twitter.com/TmcFutLdAq
— T r i s t a n (Lost) (@loli_ryona) November 11, 2018
After all, it’s as much of a challenge for the human as it is for the dog.
— Demarco (@BrenMurray34) November 13, 2018
Warning: this does not work with cats because cats don’t care.
I’m not very good at cat cheese pic.twitter.com/HP1TZzf0c9
— alan 🚀 (@zytriz) November 11, 2018
“Cat Tortilla” doesn’t look like it’s going to become a thing anytime soon either.
I see your dog cheese and raise you cat tortilla pic.twitter.com/rVAgvPWDTV
— Jen G (@pinkjennypenny_) November 12, 2018
“Lizard Cheese” is also definitely not happening.
I felt mean but then I remembered she likes to fling herself off the bed so she’s definitely unbothered pic.twitter.com/VodTcLDFlA
— izzy (@danisnobunk) November 12, 2018
For more weird and wonderful stories from the world of social media, check out these hilarious personal anecdotes people shared of times when their pets acted like total jerks.
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