Transcript for Genius dog helps parents raise twins by grabbing milk, blankets, diapers and toys
- OK. Lucy, can you go get the milk?
Right off the hop, Lucy was just smart. She was different. I would tell her to sit, and she would do a couple of different things. I think almost seemingly as if saying, it's simple for me.
Well, thank you.
I think she has just a-- a complex understanding of words, and kind of like an item recognition as well. So you show her something, and she knows that shape and she's going to go find it.
You want to do tummy time. Can you get the tummy time?
I think we just-- we just decided, you know what? We need to incorporate Lucy more into our everyday lives.
OK, girls. Lucy, can you get us some toys? Yeah.
- Aww, thanks, Lucy girl.
- I feel like Lucy and I have connected in a different sense that I can see the mother side of-- of my dog now.
Lucy, can you go get Luvy? Can you go get Luvy?
She became kind of able to be closer to them, and she felt like she-- like they were almost part of the team, as opposed to kicking her out. She has a sense of, yeah, my role has shifted in this family and I'm now kind of the big sister. When the girls start crying, she'll walk up to the girls and she'll just sit there to give them something to look at. And usually they end up smiling, and-- and all happy again.
Include your dog or your animals in-- in everything that you do as a family, because they're going to grow with your kids.
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