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Pets Corner

11 Aug 2016

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By Sunny Liu

“He’s very dangerous at times,” owner Gianpaolo Lacopino describes his two-month-old English staffie Ares.

Little Ares is dangerously cute.

Mr Lacopino has only had Ares for two weeks, but it seems he will not catch a break for at least a while.

“He chews on everything. Everything,” he said, while Ares was working his way through a wooden stick.

For Mr Lacopino’s girlfriend, it was “love at first sight” with Ares.

“We picked Ares among three other puppies because he and my girlfriend just bonded immediately. She wanted him and he wanted her,” Mr Lacopino said.

Mr Lacopino used to own a Pit Bull in Italy, and decided to get a Staffordshire Bull Terrier because the breed “can be trained with many skills”.

“I’m currently in the process of training Ares to do everything outside. He still pees and makes a mess inside the house,” he said.

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