Stanley Steemer battles itchy dog butts

Carpet-cleaning company Stanley Steemer will not be accused of being overly sophisticated with this TV commercial, in which a dog sparks outrage with his new “trick” of dragging his hindquarters across a family’s beige carpeting. It’s not clear how they got the dog to do this on camera (maybe he actually has worms), or whether he was harmed during filming.

—Posted by Tim Nudd