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Only in America: The doggy Om

A New Jersey dog-training school offers dog-yoga classes — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A New Jersey dog-training school is offering classes in dog yoga, or "doga." As sitar music plays, dogs sit quietly while their owners do yoga over them and beside them, and then the owners stretch their pets' limbs into relaxing poses. Instructor Karin Stoetzer says most dogs like the classes because "they feel the calming energy."