Watch the hilarious moment Bathgate family’s puppy runs off with sledge – sending their four-year-old flying

A West Lothian family’s sledging trip took a hilarious turn when their energetic new puppy charged up a snowy hill – dragging the sledge behind him and sending their young son flying.

Mum Morag McFarlane, 35, was left in fits of giggles as she watched her four-year-old son, Lewis, ejected from the sledge after their pup careered off up the hill.

The video shows the hilarious moment a bewildered Lewis was deposited on the ground while the family dog Ruairidh ran off with the sledge.

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It was filmed after mum Morag had taken Lewis and his brother Murray, 8, to play in the snow with their puppy on January 1, at a park near their home in Bathgate.

Bewildered Lewis was deposited on the ground while the family dog Ruairidh ran off with the sledge.
Bewildered Lewis was deposited on the ground while the family dog Ruairidh ran off with the sledge.

Morag, who describes their one-year-old pup as “a bit of a troublemaker”, said: “I just burst out laughing as I watched it happen.

“I went over to make sure Lewis wasn't hurt – but I saw straight away he was laughing as hard as I was.”

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