Dog Breaks World Record For Jumping Rope On His Hind Legs

A dog named Balu recently broke the world record for the most skips by a dog on the hind legs in 30 seconds!

Balu performed the jump roping alongside his owner, Wolfgang Lauenburger. They trained diligently before attempting the record and their hard work really paid off!

Photo: Instagram/@guinnessworldrecords

According to the Guinness World Records, Balu and Wolfgang live in Stuckenbrock, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and “trained very hard to achieve this title.”

The organization shared a video of the impressive feat on Instagram and it’s both incredible and adorable to watch!

Photo: Instagram/@guinnessworldrecords

In the clip, you can see the dog and owner hopping along and skipping the rope for a full 30 seconds before hitting 32 jumps and winning a place in the Guinness World Records.

It takes a lot of dedication and patience to train a dog for tricks like this, and we can only imagine the number of hours spent practicing.

Photo: Instagram/@guinnessworldrecords

Thankfully, they managed to focus for the full 30 seconds and Balu didn’t miss a single beat in jumping the rope.

You can see the impressive feat for yourself in the video below:

Have you ever seen a dog jump rope before? Let us know!

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