Bay Area Australian shepherds Tesla & Tycho take over social media in viral doggie workouts

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Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Timi Kosztin of Mountain View is the owner of Australian shepherds, Tesla and Tycho, who are popular on TikTok and Instagram for their dog tricks. They joined ABC7 News Anchor Reggie Aqui on Midday Live to discuss.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- There is quite a difference between your typical dog tricks - sit, shake, roll - and what two pups from Mountain View are throwing up on social media.

Tesla and Tycho, two Australian shepherds, have become acrobats extraordinaire, joining their owner, Timi Kosztin, at Crossfit or for their home workouts and building up a massive online following.

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Kosztin and the adorable pair joined ABC7 News anchor Reggie Aqui on Midday Live to explain how the pups have become such trick wizards, and even giving a live show on air.

Click the video player above to watch the full interview.

Watch ABC7's Midday Live every weekday at 11 a.m., after The View. You can also stream it live or watch it on the ABC7 News App.