Tiny owl needs protection – befriends giant German Shepherd to look after him

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The animal world is full of unlikely friendships, but this one takes things to a whole new level. Ingo the German Shepherd and Poldi the little owl both live with their human mom called Tanja Brandt in Germany, and believe it or not, they are very best friends!

One of their favorite things is cozying up to each other and pose together for adorable photoshoots. Especially since Tanja is a professional wildlife photographer. Therefore,  Ingo and Poldi have a lot of opportunities to put their unlikely friendship on display. A bond that’s special for both of them. Needless to mention this lovely connection keeps them both happy and happy, thinking there’s always one for each other there to offer all the comfort in the world.

The owl is only one-year-old, so Ingo quickly assumed the role of her protector. As a result, the dog makes sure he is always nearby Poldi just in case she gets scared or she needs protection. In turn, Poldi showers the dog with affection and love.

Ingo comes from a family of police dogs, so it’s in his nature to assume the protector role. And with Poldi being the most vulnerable of her family because she hatched earlier than all of her siblings, there isn’t a better duo.

Here are some adorable photographs taken by their owner Tanja that show their unique friendship in action!

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There’s so much that scares me. Sometimes it’s just the passing of time, sometimes it’s situations, uncertainties. Sometimes it is the darkness. Buildings that I look at and wonder whether the residents are happy or not …. . But when I look into his eyes I know that everything will be ok ….. . And exactly these eyes are now getting cloudy…. 😰 Shepherd keratitis. Ingo will probably get medication lifelong now. First 4 times a day. We hope it stops a bit. It is not curable😰 . It’s strange, that it started at the same time as my accident…. 🙁 . So – I will be his eyes somedays ….❤️ . —————- . Werbung/Advertisement da Nennung #animal #animals #animalphotograpy #tier #tiere #friends #friendship #freundschaft #love #tierfotografie #dog #followme #dogsofinstagram #doglosvers #cute #bird #birds #owl #owls #eule #friend #friends #eulen #bestbirdshots #Eulen #eizo #sirui #nikon #nikonphotography #nikondeutschland

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