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This is the adorable moment a toddler makes himself dizzy when he tries to copy his dog as she chases her tail. 

Allison Weaks, 25, filmed her one-year-old son Riley mimicking their boxer dog Bella at the family’s home in Huntsville, Alabama.

Hilarious footage shows Riley squealing with delight as he watches Bella spin in circles trying to bite her own tail. 

Riley then giddily begins his own spinning session while laughing and watching the five-year-old dog. 

After completing a few rotations Riley gets dizzy and clumsily falls to the ground. 

a boy sitting at a table with a dog: Allison Weaks, 25, caught her one-year-old son Riley attempting to copy their boxer dog Bella, five, while she chased her tail at the family's home in Huntsville, Alabama © Provided by Daily Mail Allison Weaks, 25, caught her one-year-old son Riley attempting to copy their boxer dog Bella, five, while she chased her tail at the family’s home in Huntsville, Alabama

He immediately picks himself back up and starts spinning again and it isn’t long before he takes another tumble to the ground. 

This time when he stands up he seems a little less sure of his footing and the clip ends with Riley falling into the sofa.  

Ms Weaks said: ‘Boxers typically have their tails docked (removed), but Bella doesn’t and she chases it all the time. 

‘On this certain day Riley took interest in that and he was just spinning circles like she was, and he thought it was hilarious.’  

She added: ‘Bella chases her tail on command. Riley loves it, he’ll laugh forever at it.’

a boy sitting at a table with a dog: Hilarious footage shows Riley squealing with delight as he watches Bella spin in circles trying to bite down on her tail © Provided by Daily Mail Hilarious footage shows Riley squealing with delight as he watches Bella spin in circles trying to bite down on her tail

While Riley normally loves to watch Bella’s frantic spins, Ms Weaks said this was the first time he attempted it himself.

In the video, Riley spins on his own for almost 20 seconds before tumbling to the ground, a feat that Allison was impressed by.

‘Doing the whole spinning thing at his age is really hard for them to do, but he did really well,’ she said.

Ms Weaks said that Riley and Bella have been the best of buddies for Riley’s whole life.

‘Bella is Riley’s little friend,’ she added.

‘He likes to take her toys and play with them and she’ll take his toys and play with them too. They have a really good relationship.

‘Bella is very hyperactive and boisterous and she’s really loving and protective. She’s a great family dog.’

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