Adopted Pit Bull Refuses to Leave Shelter Without Best Friend

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A pit bull in Australia who had been adopted couldn’t go home with her new family.  Try as they might, they couldn’t get her to budge.  At least, not without her Chihuahua best buddy.  So her new family adopted him, too!

Unfortunately, there really isn’t much else to this story.  But sometimes the best things are the simple things.

“This beautiful pit bull wouldn’t leave the pound without the frightened Chihuahua she had protected. So the new owner adopted them together,” Mornington Peninsula Dog Lovers wrote on Facebook (the post has since been removed).


435 thoughts on “Adopted Pit Bull Refuses to Leave Shelter Without Best Friend”

  1. This did not occur in Australia. It occurred in California, United States. The dogs were saved by Rocket Dog Rescue based out of San Francisco and their names are Merrill and Taco. They were adopted by a wonderful family and have their own Facebook page.

  2. I hope they got a discount on such a tiny dog! 🙂

    I wonder if they will be surprised that once the chihuahua gets comfy in his new digs, he will order the pit bull and everybody else in the household around. If they need help from The Dog Whisperer it will probably be for the chihuahua. The Dog Whisperer warns people they can be challenging.


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