Teen and Her Dog Showcase Incredible Bond by Performing Amazing Tricks Together

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Most pet parents have a hard enough time teaching their dog to sit on command. But for 16-year-old Mary and her canine companion Secret, they're perfectly in sync. The two-year-old Australian Shepherd performs the ultimate dog tricks, with a repertoire so impressive that they'll make a human jealous.

Mary says that she and Secret have been “learning tricks and chasing balls” since the end of 2014. Between then and now, the two have refined and demonstrated an incredible range of expertise. Through a series of endlessly entertaining videos, Mary and Secret showcase all they can do together—and it’s Secret that always steals the show. The amazing Aussie dances an Irish jig, draws with a marker, and plays the piano. She also brings a whole new meaning to “downward dog” with her incredible yoga poses.

Mary offers support to Secret in every trick by guiding and cheering her on. Going beyond entertainment, these short Instagram videos display a loving bond between a dog and their human. The two know each other so well, and Secret trusts Mary wholeheartedly; they’ve even done a trust fall to prove it.

Secret, a two-year-old Australian Shepherd, is the master of tricks! Here’s why.

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Secret’s ballet skills are on pointe.

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She’s got this “doga” stuff down…

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Going for a scoot is a breeze.

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She jumps through hoops like a pro.

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Together, Secret and Mary dance a lively jig.

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“She [Secret] plays a better duet with me then my sister!”

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They’re ready to start a band!

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Ever thoughtful, Secret gets Mary a drink—without even asking!

Wouldn’t you love it if your dog vacuumed? Secret is goals.

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What better way to prove your trust than with a trust fall?

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Mary and Secret: Instagram

All images and videos via Mary and Secret.

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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