Watch a Bear Get Chased Up a Tree By a Tiny But Fierce Dog
There's an old saying that it's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog. That's never been more true when a tiny but fierce Midwestern dog chased a rather large bear up a tree.
According to the video description, this dog vs bear moment happened in Minnesota. Bet the Vikings wish their defense was a fierce as this tiny dog. Here's how the owner described the confrontation:
Our Yorkie, Bella, was let out for the first time of the day and went berserk. I quickly discovered that she had chased a young bear up a tree. Off-camera, I was calling and trying to coax her away from the situation. She eventually came my way a bit and the bear took the opportunity to flee. I have set up this camera overlooking our bird feeders to capture the occasional wildlife that comes especially at night. I take the feeders in for the night but there are always some remnants on the ground.
Bella did not take kindly to this huge bear encroaching on her territory.
As you might imagine, the comments on YouTube have been hilarious. Here are a few favorites:
- Fun fact: yorkies are actually the reincarnated souls of honey badgers who died in battle.
- Well, if a spider can chase me up a chair, then a dog can chase a bear up a tree. 😄
- You are as tough as you think you are . Great spirit in that dog
Truth. Good thing that bear is a great climber. It's also great that he decided it would be better to flee into the woods than mess with a tiny dog with a fierce attitude.