For 30 years, the San Diego Zoo has been experimenting with the calming effects of placing cheetahs with dogs. It began when the zoo introduced a shelter rescue dog, Hopper, to a three-month old cheetah, Amara, and the pair became inseparable.
December 3, 2013 posted by Editor
December 2, 2013 posted by Editor
“Dogs, bless them, operate on the premise that human beings are fragile and require incessant applications of affection and reassurance. The random lick of a hand and the furry chin draped over the instep are calculated to let the shaky owner know that a friend is nearby.”
– Mary McGrory