A despairing owner went viral on TikTok after sharing the funny and relatable things you lose and gain when you own a dog, with her cocker spaniel Ozzy featuring in the sweet video
A dog parent has shared the hilarious things you lose when you own a pet – and all the amazing things you gain.
The owner of TikTok star, Ozzy the Sprocker Spaniel started a conversation that had viewers in stitches at just how much life transforms when you welcome a dog into your home.
From invading her personal space to stealing her favorite spot on the sofa, Beth Ward, from North Wales, shared the sweet ways Ozzy has taken over her home.
The montage is titled “Things I’ve lost since owning a spaniel” and has been viewed more than 1.4 million times.
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In the video, Ozzy lays on Beth’s chest and sniffs her face, before taking up all of the room on the sofa and stealing her shoes.
Next, he’s seen sitting head of the dinner table and leaving Beth’s clean floors in a mucky mess.
Many fellow dog owners could relate when Beth also joked that he’d taken all of her money.
The heartwarming video has been liked thousands of times – prompting fellow owners to share their experiences of getting a dog in the comments.
“You forgot food. My spaniel eats all my food,” one person joked.
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Another added: “You forgot sanity,”.
Meanwhile a third commented: “Mine seems to make socks disappear.”
But Beth reassured viewers that she wouldn’t change any of it after welcoming the cute pooch into her home.
A few viewers were quick to comment on everything you also gain from owning a spaniel and requested a second TikTok video.
Their wish was Beth’s command – and a follow-up TikTok was created about the joys of Ozzy soon after.
Titled “Things I’ve gained since owning a spaniel”, Beth listed nine of the best things about being a dog owner, including having a “walking buddy”, “cuddle buddy”, “24/7 entertainment” and a “beach buddy ”.
The last clip showed a very happy Ozzy on the beach with the title “My little best mate”.
Joyful viewers agreed with her in the comments section, with one saying: “All these things. Spaniels are just the BEST.”
Ozzy the Sprocker Spaniel has 45,700 followers on TikTok and regularly posts relatable dog videos and adorable photos on his Instagram .
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George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.