Of course, there's always one devoted dog owner who takes things above and beyond for their mutt. Step forward, reporter Kirk Williams, and his six-year-old Goldendoodle, Ripley.
Not only is Ripley a retired therapy dog at the Dr. Peter Centre, she has also been a volunteer at Pets and Friends.
What really sets Ripley apart, however, is her ability with a hairdryer.
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