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Baby Goat And Dog Have Adorable Snuggle Session On Couch

December 3rd, 2018

With all the negativity in today’s society, it can be hard to stay positive— but animals are the perfect reminder of all that’s right in the world. In my day, I’ve come across quite a few cases of adorable interspecies friendships, but this unforgettable duo may just take the cake.

Arnold is a disabled goat who was born with crooked legs.

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

At the time of his birth, his limbs were so badly deformed, no one was willing to give him the care he’d need to survive. He was on the verge of being put down before Megan Mostacci, the co-founder of Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary, stepped in.

“He had contracted tendons, so he was going to be put down at just a couple days old,” she told The Dodo.

“We took him.”

Megan brought Arnold back to the farm where he instantly developed a strong bond with Drake, the sanctuary’s Nova Scotia retriever.

“He absolutely fell in love with Drake.”

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

Shortly after his arrival, Arnold started doing physical therapy and had splints placed on his legs. Twice a day, the little goat would do stretches, working the tense limbs, hoping to get them as straight as he could.

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

After his physical therapy, he’d retreat to the couch to snuggle with his buddy Drake.

According to Mostacci, Drake is a lazy dog who loves to sleep on the couch. “Arnold was an old soul and since his splints slowed him down a bit, he didn’t seem to mind being a lazy boy himself.”

“These two slobs spent more time cuddling on the couch than I’ve ever seen,” she said.

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

Depending on the day, the two would alternate between side-by-side lazing…

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

And full-on spooning.

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

Eventually, Arnold grew bigger and stronger.

At this point, the two were forced to move their cuddles into a doggie bed, but still, their friendship remained. ‘

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

Recently, he had a growth spurt that aggravated one of his tendons— but he knew the perfect way to feel better!

“He came to the house; he hopped right up on the outdoor couch with Drake to snuggle,” Mostacci revealed.

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Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo Source: Black Goat Farm and Sanctuary/The Dodo

She recently posted a video of the snuggling duo that has been viewed nearly 80,000 times.

Comments on the footage read:

“OH MY GOD!”

“Well, that’s just the cutest!”

“Animals never cease to amaze me.”

P.S. If you’d like to make a donation to help Drake get more rescued cuddle friends, you can make a donation to the sanctuary via Paypal by clicking here.

Watch the adorable video below.

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Source: @totes.the.goat/Instagram

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