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West Hartford Dog Befriends Fawn


Bogey, a 6-year-old Cockapoo from West Hartford, had a very important "babysitting" job on Tuesday morning.

Bogey, who is owned by Betty and Seth Feigenbaum of West Hartford, was out with Seth for a morning walk on the Canal Road right-of-way when he met a lonely fawn.

Watch as Bogey befriends the fawn, mimicking its behavior.

Don't worry, the mom returned, Seth said.
Elissa Bass June 04, 2013 at 05:30 PM
Oh my. What a lovely sweet dog you have, Betty and Seth!
Teresa Mask June 04, 2013 at 06:56 PM
Love this!
Cody Kitaura June 04, 2013 at 07:17 PM
Unbelievably cute.
Dennice Schenk June 04, 2013 at 09:18 PM
Just adorable! I'm surprised the fawn let you get as close as you were.
Kim June 05, 2013 at 05:57 AM
Awwww.....so adorable !
Lynn Halliday June 05, 2013 at 08:01 AM
Like they say, "a picture says a thousand words". Why can't we just all get along, no matter if we are human or like this dog and fawn. What an Example! We can do it!
Dianne Rechel June 05, 2013 at 08:39 AM
How sweet! Cockapoos are my favorites. Betty, can I take him to lunch with my cat?
RL Joy June 05, 2013 at 10:48 AM
What a good dog!!!!
Robin Lindemann June 06, 2013 at 08:18 AM
How lucky you both were to see and then to share such a great experience with all of us Betty.
Connecticut Animal Lovers June 07, 2013 at 01:46 PM
Please preserve our wildlife and stray animals in Connecticut by joining the Wildlife Association located here in Berlin, Connecticut. We need volunteers and individuals willing to assist our mission of preserving, caring, and loving wildlife and strays. All are welcome. Thank you. Email: wildlifeassociationamerica@gmail.com.
Kathy Batten June 09, 2013 at 08:59 AM
How sweet. Beautiful to watch Bogey's mimicking .
greta stifel June 10, 2013 at 08:54 AM
at least those idiots at the EPA didn't take down bambi,,,like they took down the mama bear a few weeks ago; senseless killing it and leaving the cubs to fend for itself....that bear did NOT attack ANYONE.....it RAN AWAY...from people...it did not ATTACK....
Kathy Batten June 10, 2013 at 11:56 AM
I agree with you Greta. The killing of the mother bear was unnecessary. The same family was in my neighbor's backyard a week earlier and left peacefully. All were tagged already so were being monitored. Hopefully her cubs are surviving.
greta stifel June 10, 2013 at 01:26 PM
i find that entire episode and interaction between that woman and the supposed attacking bear...rather odd; firstly, why would anyone in there right mind, use any part of their body, to deflect or interact physically with a bear!? did this woman not have a broom handy..or a pot/pan and a utensil to scare it away? instead she states the bear swung her? really now??; if that was the case, her leg would have been gashed open...i find her story,,,"unbelievable' and what was this person "thinking" even if she did use her leg to "kick the bear"....and btw, if these bears were "tagged"..and being monitored by the EPA,,,when/how does the EPA monitor them...and how did they not know this bear family was in the "neighborhood"? shame on the EPA...and their senseless act of taking out a bear just looking for scraps to feed her family. this type of bear is not man-eating...it is a vegan! was a vegan!!

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