Silly Dog Acts Like Ostrich


dog with head in gopher hole

Dog’s head, including eyes, are jammed into hole while chasing a gopher. Click to play video.

If someone asked you “What animal is associated with putting its head in the ground?” you would likely say an ostrich.

Our Border Terrier, Alfie, is acting like the proverbial ostrich. He is a determined little guy! He loves challenges. In this video, shot along the SF Bay trail in Miller Knox Park, Richmond, CA., Alfie faces a big challenge that he is eager to take on– trying to catch a gopher by plunging his face into its hole!

This gopher was luckier then the 4 previous ones I filmed only a few hundred yards away. Those four unfortunate rodents were stalked and killed by a much more patient Great Blue Heron (

About Michael Bukay, MS

Hello! I'm Mike Bukay, founder of Michael Bukay & Associates. Much of my career has been spent as a consultant/troubleshooter/instructor in the field of high purity industrial water treatment. During this time I have had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients including IBM, Intel, Electric Power Research Institute, Genentech, Hewlett Packard, Advanced Micro Devices, and many others. These experiences provide me with a solid foundation for the operation and maintenance requirements, and training needs, for process-critical industrial equipment. After 18 years of consulting work, I decided to follow my passion to make movies. I took classes and started making movies. Now, we produce a wide variety of videos. I love the work!
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