Customer gave restaurant a very detailed order to create perfect burger for dog

a stock image of a dog and a picture of the complicated order
One dog was getting an indulgent treat (Picture: Getty, @annaesilman/Twitter)

We all like to treat our pets from time to time.

But one person took their dog to a very fancy New York restaurant to give them the perfect burger.

Anna Silman tweeted about her friend, who is the chef at a restaurant in the city.

The order was pretty detailed – and we feel bad for the waiter who had to deal with it.

The order said: ‘1 beef burger. Med rare, no cheese, side salad.’

There are then additional instructions for the kitchen: ‘This is for a dog. No salt, no oil, no seasoning, no pepper. Absolutely plain, no toppings, no garnishes.

‘No bacon, no pickles, no onion, no bread, no lettuce, no side salad.’

A picture of the order for the new york restaurant
That is one precise order (Picture: @annaesilman/Twitter)

To really stress the point, they added: ‘Just the plain pattie – this is for a dog.’

It’s probably the easiest order the kitchen has seen in years.

Lots of people thought it was a bit much for a dog but others pointed out that maybe it was a special treat for special circumstances.

One person said: ‘If you’ve ever had an ill or dying pet who can’t eat, none of this sounds over the top. I hand fed my dog w/ failing kidney disease specialized meals I cooked.

Many dogs have a condition nicknamed “Frito Feet,” in which their feet smell little bit like corn chips. As Matt Soniak wrote in a Big Question on this site, this has to do with the kind of bacteria found on a pup’s feet, and “could be due to yeast or Proteus bacteria. Both are known for their sweet, corn tortilla–like smell. Or it could be Pseudomonas bacteria, which smell a little fruitier—but pretty close to popcorn to most noses.”

‘If you have the ability to do it and they need it, what else are you gonna do?’

Another added: ‘Whenever I get a dog out of animal control (I’m a rescue volunteer), we drive thru McDonalds for a Rescue Burger (my name for it, not McD’s). Plain cheeseburger.

‘They always look at it in amazement. (Don’t worry, they get healthy food after that, but this treat builds trust.)’

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