Border Collie Who Almost Became Trump’s White House Pet Discusses Narrow Escape

“Imagine my terror as they told me I might have to go live with that doaty dobber,” said Merle, speaking from a farm outside of London

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Merle, a Scottish border collie, came close to being Donald Trump’s Oval Office canine ottoman.
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Merle practicing one of the quizzical looks he hoped would convince Trump’s canine search team that he was not special or smart, but dumb and untrainable.
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Instead of catching a Frisbee tossed by one of Trump’s men, Merle flattened the big fellow first before making the easy grab.
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Merle feigns being stuck at the top of a jump obstacle to pretend he’s scared of heights.
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Merle flipping the bird at the president in a video message taped at his home at the Wakefield Breeder Farm in Hertfordshire, England.

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