TODAY   |  January 26, 2013

Dog sneezes on command – for a carrot

Charlie the dog has a special trick, and he’ll do it not for biscuits, but for a vegetable. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

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>>> finally, dog, sneeze, carrot. separately the words make no sense. together they make the following video. charlie the dog is still learning new tricks but has mastered sneezing on command for a carrot.

>> sneeze.

>> there you go.

>> good job.

>> not sitting for a piece of meat or getting a ball for a treat. sneezing for a carrot. charlie, ladies and gentlemen .

>> shake.

>> any chance he may be allergic to carrots?

>> there's a good chance. here's the deal -- we'll never know. you know, dogs can't speak and all. we might never know that. but --

>> shake. sneeze.

>> seems happy with the carrot. my vet did tell me once that when your dog sneezes it means they're happy. there you go. maybe the carrot makes him happy.