When your legs are this long and your paws this slippery, it's probably already a struggle to walk on a hardwood floor. Add to that being sleepy and groggy and it's just impossible.
We imagine this Sisyphean struggle plays out each and every day, much to the owner's delight. All the poor guy wants is to make it to the soft and secure shag carpeting inches away. Come on, put down the camera and help a pup out.
Though the video was originally uploaded to YouTube in 2009, it started making the viral rounds over the last few days, and we can see why. If we had space in our house, we'd be looking up great dane rescue organizations and carpet installation services right now.