You might not believe that two dogs are capable of falling in love. Read on. Only a complete cynic could be unmoved by this story of doggy love.

Interesting Facts

  • They are both mixed breeds
  • There is a 3 1/2 year age gap
  • They met on the Streets of Terre Haute, Indiana
  • They lived on the street until Jade became pregnant
  • One was adopted, leaving the other behind

Dogs In Love

Ben, a 4 1/2-year-old mixed breed (left), and Jade, a 1-year-old German Shepherd mix (right), were two strays who met on the streets of Terre Haute, Indiana, and fell in love. (Yes, dogs can fall in love.) The pair was well known and cared for in the local community, but when Jade became pregnant last summer, the Terre Haute Humane Society (THHS) brought them to their shelter. [ Care2 ]

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Ben and Jade [Original photo Tribune Star]

In the shelter, the two started off together. When six puppies were born, one of the counselors took Jade and the puppies home to care for them. some time later, the dogs were reunited in the shelter.

When Dogs Fall In Love, Humans May Not Understand

Next, a catastrophe. Ben was adopted, leaving Jade alone at the shelter. Splitting up the pair of lovebirds may not have been important to the people, but to the two dogs, it was a terrible thing to do.

What happened next was amazing! See the complete story at Care2

So yes, it seems that dogs fall in love, but this happy ending took a tranquilizer dart gun to make the story complete. Ben was too wary of people to allow them to catch him, even though it was for his own good. As the story tells, after many attempts, it was clear he wasn’t going to be caught easily.