Watch: Dog gets creative to steal food off kitchen counter

Food on the kitchen counter is seldom safe when you have hungry pets around. In an amusing clip, a dog seems to have found an interesting way to steal food left on the stove.

The 15-second clip, which has now gone viral on social media, features a black dog standing on its hind legs while sliding a chair across the floor. Skillfully, the pooch manages to sneak past the room towards the kitchen unaware that his owner is recording the act.

Unsure of what’s happening, as the dog owner moves the camera to the other room, the dog is spotted sitting on the chair and eating from the food-filled pan kept on the stove. “When you leave your dog alone for a minute,” read the caption of the clip, which has now garnered over 2 million views.

Here, take a look:

Since being shared online, the video has left netizens amused. Many lauded the dog’s cleverness. and his “devious tactics” to get food. Others sympathised with the dog owner, recalling incidents where their pet had tricked them too. However, some also wrote that the video was staged and the dog was innocent.