Watch lucky dogs pick their own Christmas presents
“Many of the dogs are nervous about unfamiliar people, so we believe that selecting a toy brings out their true personality."
By Jessica Hehir-Smith via SWNS
This cute footage shows lucky dogs picking their own Christmas presents - with one getting so excited he knocks the camera over.
Video shows the pooches running around a room at a charity center in Finglas, Dublin, Ireland, which is filled with soft toys.
Some dive straight in - while others take their time to pick the best gift.
But two dogs really stood out - Queenie, a Collie mix, and lurcher Riley.
The former found it impossible to decide on just one toy, while the latter was so excited he knocked the camera over.
Supporters of the Dogs Trust donated the gifts.
Every animal featured in the video is currently under the charity's care and is looking for a home.
Staff said the video is an opportunity to show off their furry residents’ personalities.
They said: “Many of the dogs are nervous about unfamiliar people, so we believe that selecting a toy brings out their true personality.
“It allows potential adopters to see the ‘real them,’ which may take a few months to emerge in a new home.”
As the charity receives no government funding, it relies solely on the generosity of its supporters to help them continue their life-saving work and to care for as many dogs as possible.
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