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From teen celebrity hound to autograph entrepreneur

Jared Gendron deals in volume. Right now his workspace is cluttered with plastic bags full of tambourines. They’re useful for warding off Anika, his feisty mixed-breed puppy, he jokes: She’s terrified of them.

It’s a good thing, because he wouldn’t want her to sink her teeth into one. Each instrument is signed by a famous musician, among them Aretha Franklin ($195) and Kid Rock ($89).

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