This Willow isn’t wilting in the summer sizzle. The black Labrador has it made in her shades; her future’s so bright, she has to wear them. Willow lives on the sunny side of life, in the Woodbridge neighborhood of Lake Highlands with her person, Jay Piering. They have a big backyard where “she loves playing with possums in the early hours of the morning. Never kills, just enjoys the ‘playing possum’ over and over … and over and over,” Piering says. Willow also delights in outings to Uptown, where she struts the Katy Trail.

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