Dog amuses his owners by balancing festive items on his head

What a Christmas cracker! Adorable dog amuses his owners by posing for fun ‘elfieswith festive items balanced on his head

  • Sausage dog Harlso shows off his incredible talent in a series of fun ‘elfies’
  • The Belfast-based pet has amassed almost 200,000 volgelinge op Instagram
  • Paul Lavery, 32, and his wife Jennifer, 31, uncovered his impressive party piece
  • With a Kersfees cracker perfectly poised upon his head, this daring dachshund can probably thank his low centre of gravity for his amazing balancing skills.

    Sausage dog Harlso shows off his incredible talent in a series of fun ‘elfies’ – posing with an elf on the shelf, toy sprouts and mince pies to complete an hilarious seasonal compilation.

    Owner Paul Lavery, 32, gesê: ‘We first discovered he could do it when I was playing with him when he was about two years old, and I balanced his favourite toy chicken on his head.

    With a Christmas cracker perfectly poised upon his head, this daring dachshund can probably thank his low centre of gravity for his amazing balancing skills

    With a Christmas cracker perfectly poised upon his head, this daring dachshund can probably thank his low centre of gravity for his amazing balancing skills

    Sausage dog Harlso shows off his incredible talent in a series of fun ¿elfies¿ ¿ posing with an elf on the shelf, toy sprouts and mince pies to complete an hilarious seasonal compilation. Op die foto: Paul Lavery (reg) and his wife Jennifer (links)

    Sausage dog Harlso shows off his incredible talent in a series of fun ‘elfies’ – posing with an elf on the shelf, toy sprouts and mince pies to complete an hilarious seasonal compilation. Op die foto: Paul Lavery (reg) and his wife Jennifer (links)

    Owner Paul Lavery, 32, gesê: ¿We first discovered he could do it when I was playing with him when he was about two years old, and I balanced his favourite toy chicken on his head'

    Owner Paul Lavery, 32, gesê: ‘We first discovered he could do it when I was playing with him when he was about two years old, and I balanced his favourite toy chicken on his head

    ‘Instead of shaking it off like another dog might, he just stood there, and the chicken stayed where it was.’

    In a heartwarming video, four-year-old Harlso even recreates the iconic Love Actually film scene, where lovestruck Mark played by Andrew Lincoln expresses his true feelings to Juliet played by Keira Knightley using cue cards.

    The Belfast-based pet has amassed almost 200,000 followers on Instagram since social worker Mr Lavery and his wife Jennifer, 31, uncovered his impressive party piece.

    'Instead of shaking it off like another dog might, he just stood there, and the chicken stayed where it was¿

    ‘Instead of shaking it off like another dog might, he just stood there, and the chicken stayed where it was’

    In a heartwarming video, four-year-old Harlso even recreates the iconic Love Actually film scene, where lovestruck Mark played by Andrew Lincoln expresses his true feelings to Juliet played by Keira Knightley using cue cards

    In a heartwarming video, four-year-old Harlso even recreates the iconic Love Actually film scene, where lovestruck Mark played by Andrew Lincoln expresses his true feelings to Juliet played by Keira Knightley using cue cards

    As he accomplishes each trick, he is rewarded with cuddles and treats.

    When Mr Lavery proposed in New York’s Times Square, it was no surprise that Harlso was on hand, balancing the diamond ring on his head.

    And at the couple’s wedding he made an enchanting ring-bearer, complete with trademark bow-tie.

    The Belfast-based pet has amassed almost 200,000 followers on Instagram since social worker Mr Lavery and his wife Jennifer, 31, uncovered his impressive party piece

    The Belfast-based pet has amassed almost 200,000 followers on Instagram since social worker Mr Lavery and his wife Jennifer, 31, uncovered his impressive party piece

    As he accomplishes each trick, he is rewarded with cuddles and treats

    As he accomplishes each trick, he is rewarded with cuddles and treats