Mrs. Groomsby is a woman who works in a pet store. Every day families come to her store to find the perfect dog to take home.
One Monday, a little boy came in and said, "I want a white dog with short, curly hair and a short tail. Do you have a dog like that here?"
"Of course!" exclaimed Mrs. Groomsby. She pointed to a little white dog and said, "This dog is a poodle, and he would love to go home with you."
The next day, a mother and her son came to the store. They were looking for a big, black dog with short, straight hair and a long tail. Mrs. Groomsby showed them a black labrador. It was exactly what they wanted. Mrs. Groomsby is pleased that she has a dog for every family.
4th Grade Reading
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
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