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Only one stroke at these pools: dog paddle

Kelly Coupe, the head swim coach at K9 Aquatic Center, with Ditto. Swimming has helped Ditto recover from major back surgery.


AN unusual aquatic centre inside a suburban Maryland strip mall has five narrow pools and several swimmers of varying abilities, but only one stroke: the dog paddle.

At the edge of the largest pool, a nine-year-old bear of a pooch named Bosley reluctantly inched down a...

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