Man Harnesses His Dog’s Love of Golf Balls for Fetch Game That Can Save Shelter Dogs Like Him


It has been seven years since Al Cooper first rescued Davos the pup from the local animal shelter – but the man says that it was mostly Davos who did the rescuing.

Cooper, who adopted Davos from the Humane Society in Albertville, Minnesota, had been getting over a battle with cancer when he adopted the little Bernese Mountain Dog. As they spent more time together, Cooper credits his furry companion as the reason he recovered so well after the disease. Their long walks through the park was an invaluable source of exercise and therapy – but then it eventually turned into something more.

Cooper started playing a game with Davos where he would hide a golf ball under one of three cups. After shuffling the cups around, he would give Davos a treat for successfully finding the ball.

Cooper then started taking him…

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