I'm not particularly a dog person, but I found this story charming. Sophie is a terrier who just couldn't find a home, and washed up at the RSPCA twice, until she crossed paws with magician Ian Brown. She decided on her own repertoire (card tricks, thank you very much). If one has to be a magician's assistant, a gendered profession if ever there was one, one should at least have a choice of gambits. Here's more about Mr. and Ms. Brown from the Craven Herald.
Is this your card?