You might not expect the world’s fastest animal, which is also a dangerous predator, to be sensitive. They are, however, as adorable as any other animal. They can become so anxious and stressed that they are unable to socialise or reproduce. And here comes the ideal solution from an unexpected source!
Zookeepers observed their behaviour and concluded that they clearly require assistance. As a result, they are now providing them with their own emotional support dogs.
According to Jack Grisham, vice president of animal collections at the St. Louis Zoo, it is a love story in which one species helps another species survive.
A dominant dog, according to Janet Rose-Hinostroza, animal training supervisor at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, is beneficial when breeding out the African animals. Because they are naturally timid creatures.
When a cheetah cub is paired with a guide dog, the cat watches the dog for cues and learns to mimic their behaviour. It’s all about getting them to read the dogs’ calm and happy vibes. It gives them more confidence to put it on.