Sometimes, things look so close, but yet they’re so hard to reach.

In an adorable viral video, a dog tries repeatedly to get ahold of the bone he sees at the bottom of his water bowl, but he can’t pick it up — and he’s stumped. You see, the bone is just a painting.

We’re hoping the poor pup will figure this out quickly and that his owner will give him something else to satisfy him!

Although the video is funny, it’s important to point out that if the poor pooch continues to do this, his owner should invest in a new bowl for him, so he doesn’t get distressed.

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