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Shelter Dog's Dazzling Dance Moves Go Viral

The Florida animal shelther that posted the video says the dog is "looking for a new partner"



    Shelter Dog Dances Way Into Adopter's Heart

    Ginger Rogers, a dog at the Orange County Animal Services shelter in Orlando, Florida, was looking for a furever home – and a new dance partner. She found both after a cellphone video of her fancy footwork went viral. This story aired on the NBC4 News at Noon on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (Published Friday, Feb. 12, 2016)

    This barker could hit Broadway, the way she dances.

    The rescue dog's moves, caught on camera at a central Florida animal shleter, earned her the name Ginger Rogers, star of dance movies like "Top Hat," "Swing Time" and "The Barkleys of Broadway," which co-starred Fred Astaire.

    Ginger hops on her hind legs when a shelter worker asks "Whatcha doing?" and sashays from side to side.

    The short video, posted by on Orange County Animal Services, has been seen more than 250,000 times. The shuffling pup is up for adoption, or "looking for a new partner," as the shelter's video put it.

    Ginger, who's 1 year old, was brought into the Orlando shelter on Monday, according to country records, and tested positive for heartworms.

    At least one person has already applied to whisk Ginger out of the shelter, the records say, and staff later posted on Facebook that someone had adopted her.