Viewers didn't seem too bothered by Storm and even praised the dog, despite his unexpected behavior.
Make sure your pet is in good company. Pets get lonely and depressed just like people do when they spend too much time alone. Cats are generally better on their own, but dogs and especially puppies don’t do well left to their own devices for extended periods of time.
"What a good boy. He doesn’t really interrupt him, just watches his owner and checks out the scene," one person wrote.
"What a cutie. And so well mannered! My dog would be whining and huffing and puffing for more treats," another reacted.
"It is the dog days of August afterall," someone else pointed out.Sharing focus with Storm is nothing new for Farnell — and viral fame is nothing new for Storm, as Farnell explained when he chatted with Pawsh Magazine back in 2019.“I had already brought my new little puppy into work once and believe it or not the Global News viewers helped me find the name Storm thanks to an online poll,” he explained. “That was cute but what happened the following month is what really made him a ‘GLOBAL’ sensation.”
No, it’s not just to make themselves look adorable. Dogs curl up in a ball when they sleep due to an age-old instinct to keep themselves warm and protect their abdomen and vital organs from predators.
It was in 2012 that Storm make his first unplanned appearance on the evening news.
“I was working on my weather maps and I assumed Storm was under my desk,” Farnell continued. “A couple minutes later I glanced up to the TV monitor in front of me and there was Storm, popping his head up from under the News Desk right beside the anchor during our live broadcast."Now, Storm sightings for viewers, as the caption in his latest viral clip hints with the line, “You can watch Anthony, Storm and the rest of the Global Toronto team weekdays at 5:30 and 6:00 eastern time.”