Ready, set, go!

Taking the dog’s side, it’s not easy running past tasty treats and squeaky toys without stopping for a snack or a toss of a tennis ball. That, however, was the goal at a Koira Mestar, a Finnish dog show, where dogs must walk and trot by temptations without pausing:

A video shows a few well trained canines keeping their focus by ignoring the distractions. This one Golden Retriever, however, looks like he is having the time of his life as he puts his own spin on the competition.

It’s great to see this spirited Golden Retriever enjoying himself and being oblivious while the judge looks at his stopwatch.

Golden Retrievers are the most popular dog breeds in America. They are friendly, strong willed, and are known for retrieving items. Maybe that is just what he was doing.

Sources: ABC Eyewitness News, Daily Mail, YouTube