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Yes, "Kiara" the dog plays volleyball in Norway and is helping her Olympic-hopeful owner stay sharp!

(NBC NEWS) — With major sports around the world on hold due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve got a “feel-good” moment to show you about an athletic dog that is burning up the internet.

Meet “Kiara” the volleyball-playing dog from Norway.

As you can see, this retriever mix is an accomplished “setter” when it comes to playing volleyball.

You might even say she has a nose for the sport!

Kiara’s teammate is owner Mathias Berntsen, an Olympic beach volleyball hopeful.

Berntsen is half of Norway’s second-best beach volleyball team along with Hendrik Mol.

How popular is Kiara??

Well, she has 12,000 Instagram followers; more than twice as many as her owner.

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