We all know that pets can be taught tricks – things like rolling over, shaking paws or fetching but . . . . can they be taught to surf? Goatee, a female goat living in California can!
Goatee was originally bought by Dana to help clear unwanted weeds in his garden. However, he fell in love with the young goat’s pleasant character and decided to adopt her as a pet. The two-year old and her owner soon became inseparable. He took her shopping, on his nights out and even to the beach. That’s when Dana realized that she had an unusual talent – surfing.
Since then, the two have been a regular visitors to California’s Pismo Beach and even gained celebrity status not only in California, but all over the world, thanks to all the Goatee surfing videos that Dana has posted on YouTube. Goatee also has her own Facebook page, where she lists her interests as surfing, playing soccer, eating greens, working, hanging out and going everywhere with Dana.
Dana, who treats Goatee more like a human friend than a pet, is extremely proud of the goat’s surfing talent and even more proud of the fact that all this fame doesn’t seem to have gotten to Goatee’s head -Yet!