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Lisa Marie Conklin

Lisa Marie Conklin is a Baltimore-based writer who writes regularly about pets and home improvement for Reader's Digest. Her work has also been published in The Healthy, Family Handyman and Taste of Home, among other outlets. She's also a certified personal trainer and walking coach for a local senior center.
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Can All Dogs Swim? What to Know Before Taking Your Pup for a Dip

The doggy paddle was coined after the technique dogs use to move in the water, but can all dogs actually swim? The answer may surprise you.
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