This Goat Has Ma-a-a-a-a-d Skills!


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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, sure can! She fearlessly shreds across waves on her surfboard alongside her owner, Dana McGregor.

Goatee was originally bought by Dana to help clear up un-wanted weeds around his garden. However, he fell in love with the young goat's pleasant disposition and decided to adopt her as a pet. The now two-year old and her owner soon became inseparable. He took her shopping, for his nights out and even to the beach. That's when Dana realized that the kid had an unusual talent - A natural knack for surfing.

Since then, the two have been a regular item at 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!

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  • wolfieland
    wolfielandWednesday, January 13, 2021 at 7:15 am
    this is epiccccc
    • oweyy
      oweyyWednesday, January 6, 2021 at 11:27 am
      so cute
      • traeheart77
        traeheart77Friday, March 13, 2020 at 9:27 am
        • traeheart77
          traeheart77Friday, March 13, 2020 at 9:23 am
          • patrisha_oof_hq
            patrisha_oof_hqMonday, March 2, 2020 at 10:26 am
            i love goats
            • aidyl
              aidylSunday, March 1, 2020 at 8:45 pm
              • shadow77
                shadow77Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:10 am
                I am tearing up it was sooooo beatieful
                • supxd77
                  supxd77Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 6:08 am
                  I crying. It was soooo beautiful
                  • sara123l
                    sara123lWednesday, April 3, 2019 at 9:23 am
                    • BrooklynWednesday, January 16, 2019 at 6:44 am
                      So cute