Dog Rides the Bus to the Park, by Herself

Have you heard about Eclipse? This cute and friendly 2-year-old black Lab from Seattle has made national headlines since local TV station KOMO featured her special trick: riding a city bus to the dog park on her own.

Her owner, Jeff Young, says Eclipse started doing this because sometimes when the bus arrives at the stop outside their home, he hasn’t yet finished his cigarette. So the clever pooch boards the bus, watches out the window for her stop — and makes some friends along the way. At her stop, she gets off the bus and waits for Young to arrive.

"All the bus drivers know her. She sits here just like a person does,” commuter Tiona Rainwater told KOMO. "She makes everybody happy."

Of course, there are some safety issues with Eclipse’s situation. But it makes us wonder, would you do this with your dog?


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