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Pet of the Week: Meet Bella

By Thomas Asbaty
Staff Writer


Meet Bella, senior business marketing major Stephanie Lafortezza’s dog. Bella, born on Oct. 6, 2006 is a 10-year-old Maltese and Bichon mix. Lafortezza got her as a Christmas present in 2006 when Bella was two months old.

Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Lafortezza
Photo Courtesy of Stephanie Lafortezza

“She puts me in a good mood when I get [upset] because she’s always so excited to see me,” Lafortezza said. She and her dog love to watch “Scandal” together after a long day of school or work, and lay out in her backyard during the summer.


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