Chill out, haters. Tori Roloff told her Instagram followers that her family learned their dog, Murphy, can swim, and she fired back when trolls went after her after she shared the story. “Today we learned that Murph can swim,” she captioned a photo on her Story. She then added a photo of her pooch enjoying the activity, and then another slide that said, “Here’s a pic of Murphy clearly saving Zach and not the other way around.” That must have set people off because she later added another slide defending the situation.

“Before I get the hate and told how irresponsible I am with our dog … there were like three guys wading in the water (which was up to their waist) ready to grab him if his head ever went under (which it did not),” Tori, 28, added. “Murphy is a brute!”

tori roloff addresses haters after saying murphy can swim
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The Little People, Big World star also shared a photo of the family dog gazing off at a kayak in the water where she indicated her 29-year-old husband was. “This is how he spent the rest of the afternoon,” Tori wrote. “I guess we know who his person is.”

This is far from the first time Tori has fired back at trolls on Instagram, and not even the only instance of her doing so with an issue involving Murphy. In June, the reality TV mama clapped back at people who criticized her son’s relationship with his dog after she shared a clip of the two of them playing together.

“I have gotten a lot of feedback on how we let Jackson play with Murphy and I feel like I just need to clear something up,” she started a series of slides on her Instagram Story on June 19. “Please know that I am VERY aware of safety when it comes to animals. Murphy LOVES Jackson and often times engages him in play. He is also very protective of J and I know in my bone of bones he would do nothing to hurt J on purpose. (The occasional knockdown happens but that’s life with a 120-pound uncoordinated teenager.) … We know Murphy would never hurt Jackson. So that being said let them be best buds. Kthanksbye.” Do you think Tori does a good job of handling the haters?

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