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Published:April 10th, 2015 11:12 EST
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Viral Video: Pooch and Tortoise BFF

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Texas veterinarian has made viral stars out of her tortoise and dog with a video of the unlikely best friends playing chase in a yard.

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Dr. Cynthia Jones, a veterinarian with the Humane Society of North Texas in Fort Worth, adopted 8-year-old Sheldon the tortoise and Dolly, a 3-year-old American pit bull terrier, from the facility and the two animals quickly struck up a strong cross-species friendship."

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We`ve all seen a gazillion and one videos of adorable cats and cute puppies, and now for something completely different here`s one featuring a pit bull and a tortoise chasing each other.

Of course the pooch can run circles around the hapless tortoise, but I must admit that for a tortoise Sheldon has a lot of pep in his step. I have to give Sheldon props; he`s more than just a speed bump for the rambunctious doggie.

I hope this video will inspire you to adopt a puppy from your local animal shelter.

Read More:

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2015/04/09/Tortoise-and-pit-bull-become-best-friends-in-Texas/7811428601636/?spt=sec&or=on

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