Some friendships might seem unlikely, but in reality, move mountains and melt hearts. A few years ago we wrote about a beautiful, yet uncommon, the friendship between a shepherd dog Ingo and an owl Poldi and today we present even more feathered friends of the pup.

Ingo and friends are the members of Tanja Brandt's family who is an incredible animal photographer. These furry and feathered beauties are perfect models to portray beautiful, sweet and unexpected moments between two extremely different species.

“I’ve always loved animals, since I was a baby, unlike the rest of my family"- said Tanja to Bored Panda in 2015. "When I was little, I found every sort of pet and then hid it from my parents. I love the beauty, power, loyalty, courage, and friendship of animals. Many people could learn from them.”

Below you can find some of the most amazing pictures of unlikely friends ever. Which one is your favorite?

More info: ingoundelse.de | Facebook | 500px.com

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Donna Leske
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11 months ago

"I feel safe here."

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Patricia Meehan
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11 months ago

peek a boo

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Mike Erickson
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11 months ago

Great!

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Sandy Wyman
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11 months ago

Both smiling!

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Patricia Meehan
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11 months ago

come on ..nap time is over.

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Patricia Meehan
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11 months ago

You are just so cute

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Lisa Summers
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11 months ago

I think this is my favorite. Great flower colors, and a smiling gorgeous dog!!

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Patti Bishop
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11 months ago

My fav! Sweetest of friends

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Barbara Sall
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2 years ago

Three best friends.

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Terrance Jullian
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11 months ago

Favorite

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Lisa Summers
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11 months ago

LOVE this!

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Donna Leske
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11 months ago

"climb every-y-y mountain, swim every-y stream, the impossible dream" (sorry, can't remember lyrics)

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Angel Lyz
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11 months ago

So majestic!

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

NICE!

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Sue Knight
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11 months ago

The night owl... still awake... watching out for his friend.

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

Do you see what I see???

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

D'you believe that last move???

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Laurie Payton
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11 months ago

love this one!

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

lovely~

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Carmen Schilling
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11 months ago

I’m not look bro!

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Jeanette Blais
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11 months ago

Beautiful.9

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Lisa Summers
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11 months ago

"Wanna play? Wanna play? Huh? Huh?"

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Linda Punturieri
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11 months ago

This is my favorite

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Sharon Watson
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11 months ago

Shhhh

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

I got your back!

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Patricia Meehan
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11 months ago

what is the tat in the ear for?

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Astrid Cantwell
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11 months ago

LOL

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

sweet...

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Jeanette Blais
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11 months ago

Hey, I was here first.

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Mardel Rick
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11 months ago

I trust our friendship, you would always keep me safe,

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En-Joyce EnjoyTheTime1978
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11 months ago

🥰

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suzie sorglos
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11 months ago

Großartig!

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Laurie Payton
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11 months ago

and this one!

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Patricia Meehan
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11 months ago

You look like a snowball today

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Jennifer Blaisdell
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11 months ago

Our secret fort 😊

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

snug as a bug in a rug...

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Laurie Payton
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11 months ago

love it!

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Kathi Evans
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10 months ago

love this pic

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Jennifer Blaisdell
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11 months ago

A perfect 10. My favorite.

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

awwwww

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Ellice Richmond
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11 months ago

😂

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JO Morris
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11 months ago

OMG DON’T KNOW WHO YOU ARE BUT I CAN SAY THESE POCS ARE INCREDIBLE!!

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Mardel Rick
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11 months ago

I will always be there for you!

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Laurie Payton
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11 months ago

<3

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

"Who" loves you, baby?"

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

Love me, love my bird...

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

the nose knows...

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Donna Leske
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11 months ago

ahhhhhhh, doggo warm.

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Venela Flagg
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11 months ago

We've got our eyes on you!

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Betty McCurdy
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11 months ago

Love all these photos! ...such great friends.....thanks for sharing....

Julia McConnell
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11 months ago

Such amazing pictures of these animal friends. I enjoyed looking at each one. Thank you for sharing.

Julia Warren
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11 months ago

Thank you for posting these great photos!!

Adrienne Klein
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11 months ago

Ingo is a one of a kind dog. He must be super calm to have all thee owl sit on him and be with him. Wonderful Photography. Thank you for sharing.

Christy Kelley-Conroy
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11 months ago

Love Love Love

Jack Bowman
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11 months ago

Absolutely fantastic!

Libby Rath
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11 months ago

Absolutely amazing shots 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Connie Loar
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11 months ago

I absolutely loved these photos!!! Thanks for sharing!

Anne Hamlett
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11 months ago

What amazing friends and amazing photographs! Thank you for sharing them!

Patricia Leahy
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11 months ago

I Absolutely loved this story in amazing Photos! Thanks so much for sharing! Enjoyed it so much!

Darryl Raitz
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8 months ago

Great photos

Lou Schiavone
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9 months ago

Simply AMAZING!

Debbie Nelson-Vendemmia
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10 months ago

These are all beautiful pictures! What lovely friends!

cathy f
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10 months ago

Gorgeous photo!

Bethany Bricker
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10 months ago

They are all so wonderful, it's hard to pick a favorite.

Jenny Van Goubergen
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10 months ago

Lovely picture <3

Cherolyn Stimmel
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10 months ago

My favorite!

Penny Snickles
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10 months ago

No-one could match the beauty of these photos, unbelievably beautiful ! A dog and his pal, The owl ,

Sally Uruchurtu
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10 months ago

I love all the pictures! The dog is so loving towards his owl friends. I actually see him smiling. Incredible. Good job taking the pics.

Patricia Acosta
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10 months ago

Beautiful and touching pictures of the love they have for each other. Just one question? Are the owls free to fly or have their wings been clipped?

Bee Benoit
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10 months ago

Most of them are my favorites, can't pick just one,. But do like the ones with the burrowing owl and shepherd the most! Love them...

Sharon Redman
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10 months ago

I just love this, what wonderful photos, wonderful photographer!

Denise Walker
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10 months ago

Awesome

Arlene Martin
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11 months ago

Beautiful, many times over.....

Sherri Finn-Werber
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11 months ago

Cute but sooooooooooo fake.

Edith Rittenhouse
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11 months ago

Well . . . that made me smile! Very talented photographer and animals!

Dana Crowe
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11 months ago

🥰🙌❤️🙌✌️

Ingrid Mueller
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11 months ago

Phenomenal photos.

Julie Foley
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11 months ago

Too bad all the owls have leather bindings on their legs - I think they’d far rather be free than the subject of “adorable” money making photos

Joyce Harris
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11 months ago

What a pair. Grate pictures and the two are a hoot! Well at least one of them are. Loved these two!

Kay Chambers
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11 months ago

An absolutely stunning array of images that I posted on my Facebook feed for other to enjoy. And, I'll be able to return to them whenever I so desire!

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