Boy Makes Puppy Watch YouTube Tutorials Instead of Training Him in Adorable Viral Photo

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Monday, May 16, 2016
A photo of Lincoln Ball trying to train his new puppy by showing him a YouTube video has gone viral on Facebook. (Daniel and Tasha Ball)

CHICKAMAUGA, GA -- When a boy's parents told him that he was responsible for training his new puppy, what they didn't expect was just how smart their iPad-toting son was.

Lincoln Ball, 4, was given a puppy after his doctor discovered he was severely allergic to outdoor allergens, his father Daniel Ball told ABC News.

"The allergy doctor said half-jokingly, 'Well there's good news and bad news. The bad news is you're allergic to everything outside. The good news is you're not allergic to pets. You could get a puppy,'" he said.

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