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Credit: Charles Bush

Published: Monday September 17, 2012 05:45 AM EDT

2012

CHERYL BURKE

Don't mess with this dancing pro's pooch! Cottón, a 7-year-old rescue Chihuahua, is a "sweet, sweet dog," but has been known to get rough with a few of the male dancers – especially Derek Hough!