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Willie, pictured here with Gomez, is a 5-year-old Labrador-retriever mix that keeps to himself most of the time. But, “he is the most gentle and lovable,” according to the singer.
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All of Gomez’s five dogs get a kick out of playing with tennis balls. This one looks like he enjoys noshing on them, too.
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Everyone in Gomez’s family likes to play the sport, even the humans. The dogs “all love to chase tennis balls in the back yard,” she tells PEOPLEPets.com.
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Not the most active way of playing the game, but 7-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback mix Fina knows how to work the court – like a stunner.
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While two of the dogs, Wallace and Fina, will actually jump into the pool to get the balls, the others just “lean in as far as they can without getting in,” Gomez says.
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Looks like the dogs have gotten crafty about getting their balls when they want them.
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The only place a tennis ball should be, as far as these dogs are concerned, and this one is right where it belongs.
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Into the pool he goes! And if you look carefully, you’ll see this pooch is multi-tasking.
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Is one of these dogs a swim coach? If so, he’s doing a great job with the two in the water.
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