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My Foster Pup Cured My Control Freak

Author and her foster puppy, Lucille
Author’s image of her foster puppy

I was doing yoga when Lucy missed her pee pad again, dipped her paws in her pee, then ran towards me.

“Mom, you promised to play with me after yoga!”

“Lucy, I still have one more minute of savasana! And I have to clean your pee!”

She kept nibbling me with her razor-sharp puppy teeth — I had to stuff a toy in her mouth.




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Yiqing Zhao

Yiqing Zhao

Actor/Writer/Creative Life Coach. Mental health advocate, animal activist, foodie.

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