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Personal trainer offers fitness class for dogs and humans

R ipley the chocolate Lab is doing push-ups. He pants in the cold autumn air as he sits, then lies down, then leaps up at the promise of a treat from his owner.

“Make sure you get at least 10 push-ups in,” certified personal trainer Mike Harb calls to the three dogs and three owners working out at Thorndike Field in Arlington last Saturday .

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