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Politest Dog in the World Whispers on Command!

by Melanie

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Meet Brody, the world’s most polite pup.  He can bark like any other dog, but unlike every other dog, he can whisper when he’s asked.

“Brody is like a human!” owner Holly Stephens told ABC News. “He is so sweet and smart and he is also extremely polite.”

Holly is a language arts teacher in Woodlands, Texas.  In addition to molding the minds of middle schoolers, she also spends her time training Brody how to do tricks.




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“It’s the teacher in me.  I wanted to be able to tell my students that if a dog could learn to whisper, then they could whisper, too.”

The five-year-old beagle-heeler mix is quite smart, and had the trick mastered in under an hour.

“He is such a fast learner,” Holly explained. “We have always thought it was weird that he seems to understand what we’re saying. He knows what ‘gentle’ means, so I just kept saying ‘gentle’ and eventually he got it.”

This is Brody’s first unusual command, but Holly says she has more training planned.

“I took a vote with my students and they want me to teach him to get a drink out of the refrigerator,” she said.