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North Andover unites to join a man with his dog

NORTH ANDOVER — Every morning, 26-year-old Chris Boshar takes his black Labrador retriever for a 1-mile walk, then follows it up by sending him on 20 sprints to get his beloved tennis ball after his aide, Meghan Osterhout, lets it fly.

Roddy weighed 80 pounds when Boshar got him about seven weeks ago, but he has since dropped 6 pounds.

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