Loca the pug from Belfast can’t run but has more fun than other dogs

Loca, the pug who can’t run from Belfast is a genuine critter celebrity.

For good reason too. The little pug loves hugs (or as Loco says in her Irish accent me favourite things a hug) and playing with her other dog friends and siblings.

I love to eat roast chicken and my friends say I’m good fun. But the one thing I cannot do is I can’t fecking run”

Try as she migh, Loco has difficulty keeping legs straight and on the ground when they’re supposed to be when she’s happy and wants to break into a run. And she is a very happy dog.

Loco has a mild brain disorder; it’s operable but as Loca’s owner Mal explains:

The vet says she is unaware anything is  wrong with her and will live a long and healthy life, we decided not to risk losing her.She is loved by all, spoilt rotten and closely protected by the other dogs and lives her life to the full despite her difficulty running. All that said she is very funny to watch so we thought we should share with others and hope she brings as much joy to you as she does to us.

The lyrics to Loca the Pug who Can’t Run song is posted on Loca’s owner Mal’s Youtube channel:
WELL HELLO MY NAME IS ‘LOCA’
AND I’M A SPECIAL PUG
I LIVE IN BELFAST IRELAND
AND ME FAVORITE THINGS A HUG
I LOVE TO EAT ROAST CHICKEN
AND MY FRIENDS SAY I’M GOOD FUN
BUT THE ONE THING THAT I CANNOT DO
IS I CAN’T FECKIN RUN

I’M BOUNCIN FLOUNCIN FALLIN ALL AROUND THE SHOW
ROLLING BOWLING I JUST CAN’T GET IT RIGHT
SKIPPING HOPPING TRIPPING UP AND FLOPPING
I JUST CAN’T GET THE HANG OF IT THOUGH TRYING AS I MIGHT

I’VE GOT A BROTHER ALFIE
A LITTLE PUG LIKE ME
ME MUM SAYS HE’S A LAP DOG
AS HE’S NEVER OFF HER KNEE
HE RUNS JUST LIKE A BULLET
THAT’S BEEN FIRED FROM A GUN
AND HE’S TRIED HIS BEST TO TEACH ME
BUT I STILL CAN’T FECKIN RUN

I’M BOUNCIN FLOUNCIN FALLING ALL AROUND THE SHOW
ROLLING BOWLING AT RUNNING I’M A FLOP
I’VE TRIED ME BEST I NEVER REST TO RUN A MILE’S ME FINAL QUEST
BUT ONCE I DO GET GOING THEN I CANNOT FECKIN STOP

I’VE ANOTHER SISTER LUCY
A LAID BACK DOG IS SHE
I LUV TO CUDDLE UP TO HER
AND SHE CUDDLES UP TO ME
SHE’S PRETTY GOOD AT RUNNING
AND SHE’D SURE DO YOU NO HARM
UNLESS YOU TRY TO TAKE HER STICK
THEN SHE’LL RIP OFF YOUR ARM

I’M BOUNCIN FLOUNCIN FALLING ALL AROUND THE SHOW
ROLLING BOWLING AT RUNNING I’M A DUD
IT’ SEEMS UNFAIR IT MUST BE RARE AND IN TRUTH I REALLY WOULDN’T CARE
BUT THE OTHERS KEEP ON RUNNING WHILE I’M STUCK HERE IN THE MUD

NOW ME FINAL SISTER’S LAYLA
A PEDIGREE IS SHE
SHE WON A PUPPY TRAINING PRIZE
IN TWENTY ZERO THREE
BUT SHE CAN RUN LIKE BILLIO
FLIES UP AND DOWN THE HILL
IF I TRIED THAT I’D FALL QUITE FLAT
MESELF I’D SURELY KILL

SO I’M BOUNCIN FLOUNCIN FALLIN ALL AROUND THE SHOW
ROLLING BOWLING I THINK I’LL JUST GIVE UP
IT’S NOT FOR ME ITS PLAIN TO SEE A RUNNER I WILL NEVER BE
SO I THINK I’LL JUST ACCEPT ME LOT AND BE A WALKING PUP

THERE’S A MORAL TO THIS STORY
FOR HAPPY STILL AM I
JUST BECAUSE I CANNOT RUN
NO REASON FOR TO CRY
I LUV ME LIFE I LUV ME HOUSE
AND I LUV ME FAMILY
AND THE THING THAT MAKES IT ALL OK
MY FAMILY LUVS ME

Photo courtesy Facebook LocaThePug 

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