This Tiny Dog's Smart Tricks Will Knock Your Socks Off

This Tiny Dog's Smart Tricks Will Knock Your Socks Off

Talk about wise beyond her years.

Even though this adorable Yorkie, Misa Minnie, is only 1 and a half years old, the intelligence level of her tricks will astound you -- and make your day.

In this video from her owner's YouTube channel, Misa Minnie plays soccer, closes a door, makes a sad face, prays and more -- all on command.

However, Misa Minnie can do much more than an impressive array of tricks: She also uses her powers for a great cause, as she is now officially a therapy dog for children and people in hospice.

Paws up, all around.

Before You Go

Susie, Paws & Effect
Susie was discovered covered in burns, and maggots, in a park in 2009. After being nursed back to health -- and helping her new owner overcome depression brought on by a dog attack that left her unable to have children -- Susie inspired a North Carolina law imposing tougher penalties on animal abusers.
Xena the Warrior Puppy, Sheltie Rescue of Utah
Xena the Warrior Puppy was rescued from horrible abuse, weighing just a few pounds when she was brought to a Georgia animal shelter in 2012. She's now part of a family that includes Jonny, a boy with autism -- whose mother says that Xena's friendship has brought Jonny out of his shell.“He is non-stop chatter now!” Jonny’s mother, Linda Hickey, told last year. “He is the happiest child that I’ve ever seen him be in eight years.”The pair now advocate for animal welfare and autism awareness, in addition to snuggling in the car.
Xxon, Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
This is Xxon, a guide dog for retired Air Force staff sergeant Michael Malarsie, who was blinded in an explosion in Afghanistan -- and who credits Xxon with helping him become the Air Force's first blind active duty airman.
Kai, Project Paws Alive
Kai is a fire detection dog with the San Antonio Fire Department. Picked up off the streets by animal control officers after being abandoned by her owners, this pup escaped euthanasia when a humane society representative noticed her drive and energy, while playing at the shelter. She's worked more than 200 investigations, and also helps educate kids on fire safety."I am proud that Kai is being recognized nationally and it is all due to the incredible support given by San Antonio. The success of Kai is a direct result of many people who recognized how special she was from her time spent in the shelter to now," Kai's owner and handler Justin Davis told My San Antonio. "It is rewarding that Kai is being recognized for being a special dog. Kai is the perfect example of what a dog can do when put into the right situation."
Bretagne, Penn Vet Working Dog Center
Bretagne is a search and rescue dog whose first mission was looking for 9/11 survivors at the World Trade Center towers. Fourteen years old, and retired since 2008, Bretagne now spends her days helping kids learn to read -- she's a friendly, non-judgmental audience for those who want to improve their skills -- and waiting to be called back into action."She still thinks you can go (on search and rescue missions)," her owner, Denise Corliss, told the website "She doesn't quite completely understand or at least accept the fact that she's retired."
JJ Krawczyk, Freedom Service Dogs
JJ Krawczyk has been called a guardian angel, for helping a young girl with a rare disorder live a full life.JJ alerts KK's parents when her charge is having a dangerous allergic reaction -- the reaction can be to nearly anything; doctors told CBS News that going from air conditioning to outside can sometimes trigger anaphylaxis -- and she's so good at her job that surgeons invited her to participate in an operation last year.
Kota, K9s4COPs
Kota is a Virginia police dog who got seriously injured after falling through a ceiling while pursuing home invasion suspects -- and showed exceptional dedication, and loyalty, in the aftermath, dragging himself to his handler to help complete the arrest. He's undergoing physical therapy now, after major surgery -- and riding around in parades.
Chaney, America's VetDogs
Chaney is a former explosive detection dog who retired from the Marines in 2013, after service multiple tours of duty in Afghanistan and Iraq. Chaney's handler Matt Hatala adopted the dog about a year ago; the pair now work together on a nonprofit that Hatala started, that trains dogs to work with veterans and kids with autism.

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