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Owner surprised by her dog's strange new greeting habit

There's nothing better than coming home to a loving pooch who's always ready to dish out the kisses and cuddles. But some pups always go that extra mile for their humans!

By Ashley Murphy

Published on the 05/09/2020, 21:00

This happens every day!

And that includes seven-year-old Xena, an adorable Labrador who has a very special way of greeting her owner. Because when Xena's dog mum, 32-year-old Kelly Seaton, comes home from a tough day at the office, her pup is always waiting by the door with a gift.

Sometimes it's a long lost sock. Other times it's a roll of sellotape, a feather duster, or an empty bottle.

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A few of Xena's more bizarre gifts include a random green bean and a single piece of dried pasta. But hey, it's the thought that counts!

"Xena has always brought me gifts. The first few times she did it, I didn't think anything of it,"  said Kelly. "And the first time she brought me something random, I thought maybe she couldn't find her toys, but then it kept on happening."

Paying out in belly rubs

Xena's gift-bearing is obviously super adorable, but this pup might not be as selfless as we first thought. And that's because Xena always asks for something in return - a little belly rub!

Then again, that's a small price to pay for having this kind of cuteness in your life!