A Dog owner just began giving his dog £5 weekly as Pocket-money allowance as part of his show of love and fondness to the dog.
The 42 years old owner of the dog, Grant Ellis made the decision which is to be offering him £5 weekly as Pocket-money after the dog snatched his wallet which contained money.
When the dog snatched his wallet, he tried to forcefully get it back from him, but the dog refused to give it back, not until he offered £5 which the Dog accepted and gave back the Wallet. So, that made him vow to always give the dog £5 weekly as pocket money so he won’t snatch his wallet; ever again.
The dog’s name is Bracken and he’s 3 years old.
Since Grant began offering a weekly allowance, his dog has been saving and taking care of himself, which includes his swimming lessons and buying new toys.
Grant gave the dog the wallet which he originally snatched from him so he can be saving his weekly-allowance in it.
Whenever Bracken saved up to £75, Grant and his wife Cheryl do take him shopping and anything he picks with his mouth was to be purchased with his money, that got the dog a lot of toys and dog treats.
“All spaniels just have to have something in their mouth whether it’s a sock or a pair of pants and Bracken is just the same.
“One day I was lying on the sofa and he came over, stuck his nose into my pocket and came out with my wallet in his mouth.
“Usually if he’s pinched something then we bribe him to give it back with a cocktail sausage but we had run out of them that day.
“So just for a joke I pulled out a five-pound note and said, ‘right I’ll give you this fiver if you drop the wallet’, and he did.
“My wife started laughing and then said, ‘go on, you’ve got to give it to him now’. Ever since then it’s become a bit of a tradition to give him five pounds every Friday.”
Grant and his wife decided to raise a dog instead of a child which made them acquire Bracken when he was still a puppy
Grant continued; “We’re always buying him things anyway, he’s such a spoilt dog, so I thought why not just give him pocket money so he can buy things himself,” added Grant.
“When I got a wallet I gave him my old one so he has one of his own now.
“Every now and then we’ll take him to the shops to get toys, he especially likes puzzle-type games where you have to solve something in order to get a treat.
“And he absolutely loves water so we take him swimming as well, which is great fun.
“Our niece absolutely adores Bracken so when we go on holiday we buy her a stick of rock out his pocket money for him to give to her.”
Grant also revealed that he initially planned on giving the dog £20 weekly, but his wife disapproved of it.
What do you think?
Will you start offering a weekly allowance to your dog?