The Dog That Didn't Bark
Can I cure my sociopathic beagle with the Dog Whisperer's techniques?
Although I watched many episodes of the Dog Whisperer, I never saw one that dealt with my major Sasha problem—peeing on the carpet. But that's OK. It's been three months since our experiment began. Since then, the carpet has been dry.
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