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Dog Parents Orphaned Cheetah Cubs

| by Lisa Smith
Dog Plays Surrogate Mother To Cheetah Cubs

When these cheetah cubs tragically lost their mother, a proud parent of an entirely different species stepped in and saved the day:

Posted by Opposing Views on Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The cheetah’s mother died after giving birth at the Cincinatti Zoo. Blakely, the Australian Shepherd, stepped in as their nanny. The companion dog has previously helped a baby takin and another cheetah. Zoo officials hope Blakely can teach these cheetahs important behavioral skills.