Pit Bull Eats Family Sofa

Pit bull owner discovers her dog could definitely do with some extra training after she finds it eating her sofa.

The phone footage, shot at a family home in the city of Florianopolis, in the state of Santa Catarina, in Brazil, shows the dog caught in the act as it attacks the couch.

In the clip, the sofa has been ripped apart down to its bare wooden frame with fabric and foam scattered everywhere in the apartment.


And as the owner calls out to the dog it turns around with a piece of fabric still dangling from its powerful jaws.

The dog looks sheepishly over its shoulder as the owner calls out to it saying: “Can I know what’s going on? “

As the dog trots off nonchalantly still chewing a piece of fabric, she adds: “There’s no point in pretending. My God in heaven.”

The footage first emerged on social media in the summer but has since clocked up nearly 30 million views on TikTok.

The frustrated owner captioned the video: “As if going for a one-hour walk twice a day isn’t enough, it still has the energy to eat the sofa.”

A pitbull eats the sofa in a flat in Florianopolis in the state of Santa Catarina, in the South region of Brazil, undated. The dog’s owner reacted calmly to the dog. (@brucepitamerican/CEN)

Experts say dogs usually chew furniture because they’re bored because they haven’t had enough play and exercise.

Owners are advised to buy them chewing toys and reward them by making a fuss of them when they play with them.

To find out more about the author, editor or agency that supplied this story – please click below.
Story By: John AdejumoSub-EditorJoseph Golder, Agency: Central European News

The Ananova page is created by and dedicated to professional, independent freelance journalists. It is a place for us to showcase our work. When our news is sold to our media partners, we will include the link here.


We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Signup to our Newsletter