This would be pretty handy for someone with a high injury or other disability that limits hand function!
A man from Leeds has invented a dog-controlled washing machine.
The "Woof to Wash" machine has a bark-activated "on" switch. A special "paw" button allows the pooch to easily open and close the machine's door.
The inventor, John Middleton of U.K. laundry company JTM, intends for the "Woof to Wash" machine to make laundry an easier task for people living with disabilities by letting them delegate the trickier parts of the job to support dogs who have been trained to load and empty the machines.
I tried to imagine if my springer could be taught this and i had visions of her running around the house with the clothes in her mouth thinking its a very funny game. Whenever she wants a treat..she steals some important looking paper and has me chase her and negotiate and exchange for a treat..naughty doggie she is