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Rescued Goose, Mini Horse Are Inseparable — Watch Them Get Adopted Together | The Dodo Adoption Day

Rescued Goose, Mini Horse Are Inseparable — Watch Them Get Adopted Together | The Dodo Adoption Day


They truly are best friends. They don’t know that
one’s a mini-horse and the other’s a goose.
They have no idea. They’re besties. Waffles and Hemingway
were rescued from an outdoor paddock
in unsanitary conditions. And at that point, we
went to the property and brought them
back to our shelter. After they came to the SPCA,
we immediately noticed that Hemingway became very
protective of Waffles. Any way the horse would go, the goose would be
right next to him. Hemingway had a bit
of an attitude. Excuse me. We gave him his baby pool, and immediately he went
in and started to bathe. Waffles, we found to
be a bit peppery. He was a typical
mini-horse stallion. So it took us a
little bit of time for him to come around. We were looking for
an adopter that would hopefully keep them together. – We bought this little
farm a year ago. Because my dream all my life was to have my horses
in my backyard. When I saw that
Waffles and Hemingway were up for adoption, I was like, “I have to
put in an application.” I never heard of a
goose and a mini-horse being best friends. I had heard that Waffles
was feisty. and it reminded me of
my horse, Peabody. I was like, automatically
drawn to him for that. Case in point. I immediately put it through,
because I was so excited. When I saw them, I was like, “Oh my gosh. They’re about
to be part of the family.” And then my next thought was,
“Oh, please like me.” – Waffles and Hemingway
are now yours. All right! Hemingway does get a
little particular when Waffles is gone. – My biggest hope for these two is that they spend the rest
of their days together. You will be all right, buddy. I know. He’s like,
“Where’s my horse?” We loaded Hemingway
onto the trailer first, and we wanted to make
it more comfortable for Waffles to get on. There you go. Easy. He was nervous, because
Waffles didn’t get right on. Good boy. – As soon as we walked him out, and he saw his buddy was
already in the trailer, he literally jumps on. And then Hemingway, like,
immediately relaxed. Oh, Hemingway’s so happy. That — he’s such a
good little horse. He jumped right in. I think Peabody is
really gonna like him. It’s just me. I’m just
gonna say hi. Hey. I want you to go with– I know.
I know. I know. Yep. I know, I hear you. His little poops are so tiny. I’m not used to tiny poops. Dude, this is your new home. This is it. Okay, ready? You — I mean, the day
we brought the goat– I’ve never heard
him make a noise. I think he loves it.
Oh, I’m gonna cry. All right. You’re
gonna go walk by your new big brother, Waffles. What’s this, Peabody? Yep. And then there’s the goats. This is Waffles. Hemingway’s back there. I know, this is all so new. Very new. Oh! Well, we did just sweep
this floor, Hemingway, but it’s okay. Okay. What do you think? I love this goose. I just — I love him. Waffles was only around birds, so I don’t think he’s
ever seen other horses. It’s new surroundings. But we knew they
were best friends and they loved each other. – And they were just
happy to be together. – I’m gonna take Peabody down
to see Waffles and Hemingway through the stall. ‘Cause he is very, very excited to have new members of the farm. Um, Buddy, they’re a little smaller.
They’re in here. Peabody, you have to look down. Oh! There we go. We found ’em. He’s scared of — of Hemingway. How do you feel about them? He keeps getting scared because Waffles is
kicking shavings out from under the stall. Waffles, we’re gonna
get you out, buddy. I took Waffles out
into the dry lot. Hemingway was fine on his own. Look at this. I think he likes it. Look
at his cute little run. He started trotting,
which made me happy. He was like, excited.
He was checking it out. He just came across
either a smell, or a taste that he
wasn’t too sure about. He went over and he sniffed the sandy area where
the other horses roll. Oh, maybe it’ll be
his new roll spot. You’re allowed to roll there, dude.
Go for it, buddy. He’s rolling! In the
sandy spot, guys! Guys, he gets it! Good boy! You can do it! Good boy. That makes me happy. Seeing him roll made me happy. ‘Cause that already
means he’s feeling comfortable enough to do it. I want to bring
Hemingway out quick. Hemingway, bud, we’re
coming for ya. It’s all right. I
know, I’m sorry. But we wanted to make
sure it was safe for you. You want to go see your pool?
Okay, let’s go. I think he likes the farm. Yeah, where are you going?
Don’t leave. This is where you live now. Look, Hemingway! You can do it. It’s a little high, but
he can probably — he can get in there, right?
Look at him talking to everyone. Yeah. Is it just a
little high for you? We can help you with that. Wanna try it? Oh! Oh. We’re all soaked.
How do you feel? Well, cool, because
I — I — yep. I feel very refreshed also. – There you go. – Oh my God. – He’s like, ooh! I never thought I
would have a goose. This is the closest I’ve ever
been to a goose in my life. And this guy is pretty cool. Oh, do you like that? Oh, does that feel nice, he says?
Oh, that feels nice, he says. Oh, I like it, he says. See him moving his mouth
around like that? That means we found
an itchy spot. Humans aren’t so bad, little buddy.
Humans aren’t so bad. Yeah, let’s — ah, there we go. That looks like
we’re about done. Come on, Hemingway.
He’s so funny. There we go. Night, guys. I love you.
I love you. I know. We witnessed it firsthand today. They truly are best friends. When we adopted Waffles
and Hemingway, our hope was that they
would settle in well, and they would become
part of the family and get along with everyone. And that hope has
become realized. And now Hemingway has
Peabody to take care of, instead of just Waffles.
And Waffles is on his way to becoming a therapy horse. They’ve been a joy to us, and we hope they can be
a joy to other people. He’s having such a good time.

100 thoughts on “Rescued Goose, Mini Horse Are Inseparable — Watch Them Get Adopted Together | The Dodo Adoption Day”

  1. so much respect for her animals. she reads their each and every little quirky movements so quick and so well. she talks to them like humans and i love it. so happy for her, and bless the rescue for taking them out of the situation in the first place. ❤️

    ps thank you to the dodo for not going too far into their past so i didn’t bawl my eyes out 😂

  2. What a great story. Those 2 are so cute tho a goose & a horse? Omg~ this women ask her horse to look down on waffle tho hilarious~ she loves animals alot i can see. Thanks for adopting both the besties. They are indeed inseparatable.❤

  3. Everything the adopter said lets you know how attuned she is to animals and how much she loves them. These two are lucky to have her and she's lucky to have them.

  4. I love this odd couple💕. So sweet how they look out for each other, & then they meet Peabody & they are the most beautiful trio ever. Thanks to all who rescued them & to their forever happy family, may you all have long, happy & full lives!! Oh & happy holidays🎄🐾😍

  5. bucks county spca ignored animal cruelty at pigeon shoots 🙁 this is a nice story of 2 but how may 1000's of birds died because people would not speak up.

  6. Waffles and Hemingsway's mom is such a wonderful being!!! I so enjoyed watching this video and her interactions and hearing her humorous and loving comments! Thank you!

  7. I am jealous of the people who get to spend time with the two amigos. But it's tempered with joy at how happy they are.

  8. The animals aren’t dumb they would know they arnt the same lol. They just love each other that’s all that matters ❤️

  9. Dammit why do i watch these stories????? 😭😭😭😭👏👏👏👏 my eyes always start draining for some reason lol

  10. This story reminds me that there is still humanity in this world. Today there was another mass shooting with many dead. Oh how I wish every one had to spend a year on a farm like this one. I used to think that conscripting in the armed forces was the answer for many at risk kids but now I believe working with animals may do the job.

  11. I love this channel. Showing all the beautiful animals being rescued! You go DoDo!!! The goose and Mini Horse bond is adorable!>_<

  12. “Humans aren’t so bad little buddy”. That touched my heart. So glad there are people like u that prove that to these poor animals. Way to go!!

  13. Amazing!I volunteer @ a horse rescue (goat's, mini horses, 1 pig, turkey, chickens) this is amazing! I love you guy's for saving them togeather, THEY'RE so lucky to have you as a mom!🕊

  14. This made my day with hope, positivity, love, compassion, inspiration & so much of goodness. Lots of love to the adopters & to the cute, lovely animals out there. 🙂❤🤗🙏

  15. So happy to see the final outcome of this story..saw it on local news originally….finally found something today that made me smile🙏❤️

  16. Such a beauty and smart animals they all are they always had been 😍😍😍 I'm very happy that you guys adopted them both together and they look adorable sooo sweet sooo happy, God bless you all and thank you all sooo much for rescue all these beautiful innocent animals from evil doers or bad situations ❤😍😍❤😚😙😙💕💕💕💚💚💚💚💛💛💛😗😗😘

  17. I’m soooooo happy they found a forever home! I still remember seeing a video of when they needed a place to live ❤️❤️❤️

  18. awww this is so pure, i couldn't help smiling through the whole thing. dodo, your channel is so amazing, showing people the love that animals have, and making thousands of us smile every day. thank you 💕💕💕

  19. That is a very sweet goose that likes to be touched and handled….. you couldn't do that to our geese in Canada , they would murder you.

  20. This is such a sweet story. Thank you for sharing Waffles and Hemingway adventure! I am so happy that the fit right into your farmette:)

  21. Animals are so much more willing to accept differences than humans are; they'll be friends with entirely different species while humans will murder each other for even the tiniest differences. Animals really put humans to shame. ¬_¬

  22. This made me laugh. I truly enjoyed them. She made me laugh too. 'Look down Peabody!" What an awesome family.

  23. I’m sitting on my couch at 3am crying because Waffles and Hemingway found the most perfect and wonderful owners and home. 😭😭😭 I’M SO HAPPY.

  24. That moment you find out a goose average lifespan is 10-15 years while a miniature horse average lifespan is 25-35 years…

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