Cocker spaniel Huey’s love of bubbles keeps him fit

Vet Dr Claire Stevens with Huey, a one-year-old cocker spaniel who just loves bubbles. Picture: Nigel HallettSource:News Corp Australia

THIS cute pup does not mean to burst anyone’s bubble, but he just cannot help it.

Huey, a one-year-old cocker spaniel, is highly addicted to chasing bubbles and loves to run around on the beach near his home on the Gold Coast.

Vet Dr Claire Stevens said she had never seen anything like Huey’s attraction to the transparent soapy spheres before.

“All dogs love to chase. I see that behaviour all the time, but, for that instinct to be for bubbles, I’ve never seen it before … Huey definitely is one of a kind,” she said.

Dr Stevens said Huey’s owner discovered his love of bubbles when she started blowing them for her baby one day.

“Since then chasing bubbles has basically become his daily exercise … it’s so nice for his owner because she can sit with her young baby and blow them while he runs around.

“He’s the fittest, healthiest little dog,” she said.

Dr Stevens cares for animals from Byron Bay to Brisbane and has just launched the Vet Talk with Dr Claire series on YouTube to give pet owners tips about caring for their furry friends.

“My passion is communicating; vets are really clever and passionate scientists but sometimes don’t have the best bedside manner,” she said.

Originally published as Popping bubbles are pup’s troubles