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Cricket for Christmas

Today is a red letter day because we adopted a new pup into our family. Her name is Cricket and she’s a nine week old mini Australian Shepherd who was born deaf. Isn’t she cute? All of us (including our other dog, Teddy) are infatuated with her already. She is our family Christmas present.

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