After discovering that his daughter had a bad habit of checking her phone during homework, Chinese dad Xu Liang came up with a brilliant idea. As you can see in the video, he trained the beloved family pet, Fantuan, to watch over young Xu Xinya as she completes her school work.
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Okay, okay, so the dog isn't that kind of tutor but it turns out the watchful eye actually helps.
"It is not as boring as doing my homework alone, and I won't be distracted as well. It feels like being accompanied by a classmate," Xu Xinya said.
Who knew pets could be this practical? Is your pooch a useful aid to your parenting?
What family duties have you trained your dog to complete? Share your story with us, and we could publish your mail.