I dunno... the pup is kind of cute.
Give the guy a break -- he's clearly being facetious. Did I miss the VT rule that says everyone else must be strait-laced or risk the wrath of your cynical observations?
He's lovely - but - that teddy bear isn't going to last very long with a baby Weimaraner :) (P.S. Check that the stuffing isn't poisonous!)