In a story worthy of a Disney movie, a fox and a bulldog slowly become best friends. Both were rescued by animal lover Pauline Ashanola, absolutely love to play and nap together despite their species differences!
Ashanola, who lives on the Isle of Wight, adopted her shepherd dog Ernie years ago and he is used to being the leader of the herd.
But when Marley the fox was found abandoned just two weeks old and brought to Ashanola’s doorstep, everything changed.
“Ernie was scared of Marley at first,” she said Daily mail.
But as Ashanola devoted more of her energy to caring for the sick fox, Ernie evolved into a whole new role: “After I had her for about three weeks, they started playing together,” says Ashanola. with the store. “One day, they started running around together and they’ve been best friends ever since.”
Marley’s journey from rescue to her eternal home is a tough one: At one point, she was developing worms, and Ashanola was struggling to find the time, money, and medicine to keep her alive. survive.
Ashanola cost Ashanola her dream dog care job but offered her the opportunity of a lifetime. “It’s great to see how well they stick together, it’s a rather unusual friendship,” she explained to the outlet.
Ashanola has also launched an ambitious goal of taking care of more animals on the island – Marley’s Haven.
“Now that Marley is older and doesn’t have to depend on 24/7 care, I can spend more time rehabilitating wildlife,” she explained on a blog post. GoFundMe . Page for project.
“I will be pleased to provide some land and we will create an area where I can raise a few more animals. I will do my best with the other rescuers on the island to deal with all the species but I will mainly focus on the foxes as there are no more island rescues for them,” she added.
Learn more about Marley’s Haven and follow their adventures by visiting their Instagram page here!