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Minneapolis dog jumped a kennel wall to join pal. The viral video got them adopted together

The video of pups Brenda and Linda went viral after the two arrived as strays at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control.
Credit: Courtesy of Friends of Minneapolis Animal Care & Control Facebook
Pups Brenda and Linda pose for a photo. The two were adopted June 6 from Minneapolis Animal Care & Control after Brenda jumped a kennel wall to be with Linda.

MINNEAPOLIS — Two dogs were adopted together after a viral video circulated of one jumping into another’s enclosure at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control. 

Pups Brenda and Linda arrived together at MACC as strays and were hosted in neighboring kennels, but apparently, the separation was too much for the pair. A video shared by Friends of MACC showed Brenda jumping over her kennel wall to join her friend.

The video, posted on May 31, quickly made the rounds, with lots of puppy lovers urging someone to adopt these two together.


Brenda and Linda found their furever home TOGETHER! Thank you to all of our frens who shared to make this pawsible for them💕🐾#happytogether #bestfriends

♬ Happy Together - Weezer

The community responded in kind, and Brenda and Linda were adopted as a pair on Tuesday. MACC said via Facebook that lots of interested people lined up to adopt these two after seeing the video. 

Interested in adopting a pet? MACC is hosting a “Clear the Shelter” weekend on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10. 

Adoption fees, minus a license fee, will be waived as MACC staff look to send pets home with hopeful adopters.


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