Mary has a Secret that will amaze you. A Secret like no other. Secret is her two-year-old dog -- a Border Collie-Australian Shepherd Mix. She is a highly trainable pup and has already learned to do so much that I figure she'll be off to college soon. Okay, I'm just kidding, but she is such an amazingly talented dog that she puts most other dogs to shame.

Secret and Mary Dancing an Irish Step Dance
Secret and Mary Dancing an Irish Step Dance

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Secret has been learning to dance and she is amazingly dainty and graceful as she follows Mary through the movements. I think that they are almost ready for Dancing with the Stars.  They just need to work on some ballroom moves.

Secret is a helpful dog and has learned to help out with the household chores like sweeping, vacuuming, throwing trash away, and cleaning up wet messes on the kitchen floor. If you need a cold drink she will get it out of the fridge for you

Secret Helps Sweep the Floors
Secret Helps Sweep the Floors

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Secret Doing the Vacuuming
Secret Doing the Vacuuming

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Secret is far from just a domestic dog. She is also an accomplished musician. She plays the piano and turns the pages of her music with her snout. She seems to prefer to play in a minor key.

Secret Plays the Piano
Secret Plays the Piano

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More recently Mary started teaching Secret how to play the drums. They are starting with simple drums, but there is an electronic drum kit waiting in the background for when Secret really gets her lick down. She has even been seen with a ukulele in her paws.

Mary and Secret Play the Drums
Mary and Secret Play the Drums

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Secret's artistic talents are not limited to music alone. She also takes time to relax and do some sketching or painting. It's a great way to unwind.

Secret Sketching
Secret Sketching

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Secret Poses with a Recent Painting
Secret Poses with a Recent Painting

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Since Secret and Mary live in Washington State they have a lot of opportunities for outdoor fun -- like hiking and camping. And what is camping without roasting marshmallows over the campfire.

Secret Roasting a Marshmallow
Secret Roasting a Marshmallow

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Other outdoor activities include obedience and agility training. Naturally Secret is heading for gold in the doggie Olympics.

Secret Clearing a Hurdle
Secret Clearing a Hurdle

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When it's too hot to be outside Mary and Secret still stay active by playing their doggie version of Ping Pong. They are up to making 11 complete exchanges and Secret loves to play!

Secret and Mary Playing Ping Pong
Secret and Mary Playing Ping Pong

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Secret and Mary also stay healthy by doing yoga together. Mary calls it doga. I wonder if Secret can chant "om."

Secret and Mary Doing "Doga"
Secret and Mary Doing "Doga"

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Check out more of what Secret has learned to do with this video:

One of the coolest things about this story is that Mary is only 16 years old. She has a really bright future as a dog trainer, or maybe even a veterinarian. Whatever path she chooses for the future I can pretty much guarantee she'll have an amazing Secret to keep.

Sources: Daily Dish, The Good Life, Instagram

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