[Tweeters] this boxer and birdy story has me fascinated

Diane W diane_weinstein at msn.com
Fri Jul 15 16:48:41 PDT 2016


Years ago, the neighborhood Asian Silver Pheasant liked to sit on the deck with my sweet little corgi, Edith Anne. I wouldn’t call them best friends, but they did seem to enjoy each others company.

Diane Weinstein
Issaquah
From: Devorah the Ornithologist
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 11:23 AM
To: tweeters message
Subject: [Tweeters] this boxer and birdy story has me fascinated


so i dug up some videos that i could watch here in the EU, and thought you might want to see them too:

this video (1:03) features rusty the boxer with the wee nestling on his back:

https://youtu.be/PftGJGPhtxo


this video (1:22) features rusty the boxer, snoozing with "birdy":

https://youtu.be/rv5f-gxmFdU

and these two videos absolutely blew me away. (keep in mind that this is a highly active working dog breed that is just 2 years old!)

this video (0:25):

https://youtu.be/1hg_aLzFUiY

and this video (0:39):

https://youtu.be/rBUbX9YM-l4

how did this dog become so gentle with a tiny, fragile being??

cheers,


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