No, it isn't playing dead. Boston Dynamics' robo-dog Spot experiences a technical failure at Amazon's Re:Mars conference.
Giants Surprise Veteran with Service Dog
Help a vet. Save a pet. Such is the mission of "Paws of War," a Guardians of Rescue program, and it was accomplished during Sunday's game between the Giants and 49ers at MetLife Stadium. Continuing the NFL's "Salute to Service" campaign, the Giants organization welcomed Army veteran Miguel Torres, a Brooklyn native and a Giants fan, on the field for a special ceremony in between the first and second quarters. There, he was presented with a service dog named Stryker to assist him throughout his daily life. Read more at http://www.giants.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Giants-surprise-Army-veteran-with-service-dog/010987c3-3254-4a68-afc1-8ac0b0a2eb62