His bark really IS worse than his bite! Cheeky dog named Diesel goes viral after being filmed ‘talking back’ to owner, telling her to stop working and demands he can ‘hunt’
- The eight-year-old Alaskan malamute has been caught on camera several times as he appeared to be “talking” to his owner, Allie Piro, 24, of Michigan
- In one clip, Diesel seemingly complains of hunger, while another sees him grumbling about Allie working from home
- His videos quickly made the pup famous online, with millions of views on TikTok where he has over 850,000 followers.
- Allie says Diesel has been ‘talkative’ since the day she took him home
- The pet’s proud owner regularly chats with Diesel and says he rarely replies to his now infamous cheeky tone
A cheeky dog has become a viral sensation after videos of him appearing to be “talking” to his owner left thousands of TikTok users stunned.
Diesel, an eight-year-old Alaskan malamute who lives with his owner Allie Piro, 24, in Michigan, has proven time and time again that his bark can actually be worse than his bite by fiercely pleading his case when things don’t go his way.
In a recent video uploaded to the dog’s TikTok account – which has an impressive 854,300 followers – Diesel can be seen chatting in a snappy tone with his owner while she is working from home, with more over 6.3 million views and over 2.1 million likes.
The clip is one of dozens in which Diesel appears to be “talking” to his owner, making snide remarks and demands, from urging Allie to retire early to declaring he’s hungry and needs to be fed.
Unbelievable: An eight-year-old Alaskan malamute named Diesel has gained viral fame after his owner started posting videos of him “talking” to her
What do you say? In clips posted to TikTok, Diesel appears to be arguing with his Michigan owner, Allie Piro, 24, with one showing him furiously gagging her about her work schedule.
“I still have about an hour and a half of work,” Allie tells Diesel in the clip.
The cheeky dog then whines to his human, appears upset, and “talks back.”
This is apparently a regular occurrence, as another video shows Diesel knocking angrily on a glass door and nagging Allie like an annoyed “teenager.”
The clip has garnered more than 13,000 comments and users can’t get enough of the dog’s hilarious behavior.
One person said, “My husky does that same angry knock.”
“I like the angry slaps,” said another fan.
Another stunned viewer commented, “Sooo let’s just let dogs talk now?” [sic]
“This dog literally speaks English,” said another.
One person described the pup as a “human trapped in a dog’s body” thanks to the realistic conversation.
Reminisce! According to Allie, Diesel has been ‘talkative’ since the day she brought him home eight years ago
Feisty: The dog not only talks to his owner, he also expresses his annoyance through physical gestures, such as banging angrily on doors when he wants them to be opened
Popular: Diesel’s ‘talking’ videos have made him a viral sensation on TikTok, where many have joked that he looks more like a human than an animal
“It’s so funny how she knows what he’s saying,” another commented.
Another viewer even said the Swamp speaks better English than she does, while another agreed they could understand and hear him “perfectly.”
One person even thought the clip was proof of reincarnation, thanks to the dog’s human-like appearance.
Another person added, “I don’t think that’s a dog.”
“In the videos, he’s doing what he does best, having a good chat,” Allie told Jam Press.
“He chats when he has company, he chats when he’s out for a walk, he chats when he needs something.
“My reaction when he talks is just that I always smile or talk back.
“I’m so used to it because he’s been doing it for eight years.
“He’s the sweetest dog, but gets as bold as he wants.”