This is our dog Cocoa

She is not a purebred although we are often asked if she is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever.  She loves chasing tennis balls or anything else she can get someone to throw.  Back at our house on Lake Goodwin, in Washington state, she would go up and down the yards along the waterfront to find someone to throw the ball in the lake for her.  Her best trick was to go over to one of the two tennis courts in the neighborhood, get a ball, and then go drop it right in front of someone mowing their grass.  She had the whole neighborhood trained to stop mowing and throw her ball.

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