How Stella helped Zoe get her groove back

STELLA TO THE RESCUE

When the Turner family’s Doberman pinscher bit 2-year-old daughter, Zoe, in the face, she hesitated around dogs. It took a special animal to quell her fear, but the family’s new pet, Stella, soothed her soul. The dog is half Goldendoodle and half Aussiedoodle, a mix of golden retriever, poodle and Australian shepherd. Zoe is now 11. Her parents are Calvin and Minah. Stella loves riding to pick up the kids at carpool and playfully chasing the ducks and swans in the Turners’ backyard. Her signature move is howling on command, with her howls rising in frequency the more excited she gets. “She will howl four to five times when I come home,“ Calvin says. Follow her on Instagram at @stella_bella_the_goldendoodle.


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