The Internet is delighted with the new dad’s hilarious ways of helping his newborn baby and wife sleep.
In this TikTok video with over 4.5 million views, 3-year-old Borzoi dog Ora plays the role of “Sneep Sheep.” This is the cosplay that the owner, Jacob Chatman, recommends to everyone.
Panning out of his crib with his sleeping wife cradling his 13-day-old son Rock, the camera turns to “Sneep Sheep.”
Chattman is an Arizona-born writer and actor who has been entertaining the internet with his dog videos since he rose to fame on the video-sharing app Vine nearly eight years ago.
“I created the Vine account to document my life when I first adopted Esper. I wanted to go back and see something like an anthology,” said Chatman. said. Newsweek.
Esper Borzoi quickly became an internet star, often referred to as “My Little Russia Lady”, referring to the video that started it all. accent.
Chattman’s script based on TikTok’s most successful series ‘The Bad Dog Announcer’ has made it to the semi-finals of the Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition 2023.
In acting, he has had small roles in shows such as the Urban Fantasy series Lucifer When Dahmer—Monsters: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story on netflix.
“When I wake up, I am a writer and an actor, and I truly believe that creativity is a muscle that must be exercised every day to become stronger,” Chatman said. Stream of Consciousness to Instagram posts, testing scripted jokes on TikTok.I really love building things and I love my dog.
Chattman’s video, which goes by the handle esperborzoi, continues to garner viral attention as 1.8 million TikTok followers wait to see what happens next.
“I don’t know what inspired the video,” he said of his latest creation of “Sneep Sheep.”
“[It was] It’s one of those random sparks of inspiration that plagues my wife and now-born child,” he joked. cellophane To emphasize Borzoi’s “do I do it for you” by FKA twigs, in this case Sneep Sheep is helping everyone sleep. “
Chattman has shared a “recipe” to help others who want to create their own sneep sheep.
SNEEP SHEEP – Low Budget Cosplay Recipe
By Jacob Chattman of esperborzoi on TikTok.
Time: 7.6 minutes
Cost: $5.63 (dog price not included)
1 dog – snort if possible
1 sheet of felt
Velcro dot 1 package
1 dog bed — the old one was whitish, now matte and the color of an unshorn sheep
Cut the felt into 4 rectangles and 2 ovals with stickman feet. Place the Velcro he dots in the rectangular non-silly places and attach them to the legs within tolerance (it’s probably best to do all the attachments at about the same time). On each oval foot he places one Velcro dot and gently attaches to each ear. Throw a bed over the dog. Have cheese ready for snack.
Esper, the original star of Chattman’s videos, sadly passed away in March 2022. The family now has his four Borzoi dogs: Vladimir Poopin, Joy, Ora and Celes. A breed once known as the Russian Wolfhound, these large, elegant hounds were bred to be quick and tough.
After the Russian Revolution and the murder of the Romanov Borzoi, Borzoi dogs were killed in large numbers.
Fortunately, enthusiasts of the breed kept the Borzoi alive and in 1891 it was recognized as a breed by the American Kennel Club (AKC).
When it comes to creating the Borzoi content he loves, Chattman doesn’t plan to stop anytime soon. “My favorite thing is that I can still look back on what our lives were like nearly eight years ago. I try to post daily, so it’s a great way to flip through memories and snapshots of the sun from the past.” .”