Shade dramatically flops onto her back, and plays ‘dead’, but quickly lets her owner know she was only joking, and just wants a treat.
The video ‑ posted to the @telltaleaussie account ‑ has been viewed 746,600 times in 48 hours, with over a thousand comments who can’t believe how dedicated she was to her acting role.
One said: “That’s a death drop if ever I’ve seen one.”
Another added: “She understood the assignment and did the extra credit too.”
“And the Dogscar for the best dramatic performance goes to Shade,” said a third.