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My Two-Speed Pup

For Penny, her leash is like a fuse. Once it goes off, my little firecracker shoots off at full speed. Eko is a bit more circumstance.
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He always begins our beach trips at a cool 0 mph

While Penny unleashes mayhem, Eko often stands stoically by my side. Then, for reasons which aren’t always clear to me, Eko decides it’s time to flip the switch.

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He announces himself with a big pounce and then takes off

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Eko usually flies down the shore on his own, running for running’s sake

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He’s happiest when he reaches top speed and really blows his ears back

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I love watching Eko gallup

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Eko’s romps end as suddenly as they begin. Never with a trot or a jog – always with a skid and a spray of sand

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Then the dial is turned right back to zero

Two speeds may not seem like a lot, but it’s double what Penny has! Anyone else have “lightswitch” pup with only two settings?

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