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Fritz, the Blind Frisbee-Catching Dog

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Fritz, the Blind Frisbee-Catching Dog

Fritz, the Blind Frisbee-Catching Dog

Fritz, the Blind Frisbee-Catching Dog

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Writer and reporter Scott Carrier relates the unusual story of a blind dog named Fritz, a loveable German Shepherd, who loves to play Frisbee. Trouble is, Fritz is blind — but thanks to the dog's keen sense of hearing, he's still able to catch the flying disk mid-air, at least most of the time.

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