Springer Spaniel And Eagle Owl Form Unusual Bond

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Sophie, a Springer Spaniel who lives at a bird rescue center in Liskeard, Cornwall, has unusual pal - an eagle owl named Bramble.

The duo's friendship began when baby Bramble was rescued and brought to the center. Because baby owls have no feathers, he had to be brought inside the house, where Sophie lives with her owner Sharon Bindon, who runs the center.

Three-year old Sophie immediately took the baby owl under her wings, licking him clean. That was the beginning of not only a beautiful relationship, but also the grooming of what is now probably one of the cleanest owls in the world.

That's because, even though Bramble is all grown and lives in the aviary outside the house, every morning, he flaps his wings asking to be let out. As soon as the cage is opened, he immediately flies over to his buddy Sophie, for his daily 'bath'. Sophie of course willingly obliges, for isn't that what friends are for?

sources:dailymail.co.uk, sun.co.uk

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139 Comments
  • Eveover 2 years
    So intelligent and so happy
    • karrieover 4 years
      cute
      • oreo 101over 5 years
        so cute
        • bookwormemily10
          bookwormemily10over 5 years
          omygosh my dog is a springer and this is soooo cute omg
          • egghead44
            egghead44over 5 years
            Awwwwww! What a beautiful friendship!
            • Barbaraalmost 6 years
              Interspecies sweetness - How lovely!
              • oreo123almost 6 years
                I LOVE OWLS SO MUCH! So cute!
                • jitover 6 years
                  so coot
                  • Anayover 6 years
                    do you like this
                    • 24546543643566over 6 years
                      i love owls i want one to get alone with my dog!