What a cutie!
If I may....I wouldn't nag him to comply with a request. You might find it a bit more successful if you worked him with out the competition waiting in the shadows....LOL!
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Lilie's Tug McGraw "Tug" - Golden Retriever
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Lonestar - Texas Blue Lacy
Funyon, Ashe, Soot - Barn Cats
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