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Fido can do more than fetch

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Roll over, speak, fetch!  A dog owner proudly runs through the drill of dog tricks Fido has learned. Now, comes word from dog trainer to the stars, Babette Haggerty, that dogs are capable of doing so much more than owners expect. Haggerty says if your furry friend can master the basic sit, stay and heel commands, you can train your pet to learn to do the Hokey Pokey and scores of other tricks. Haggerty says dogs can even be taught to do some work around the house such as fetching keys or learning to sort laundry! She has written a new book, The Best Dog Tricks on the Planet. The book contains 106 teach-them-yourself stunts for you and your dog to practice.


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