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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1 year ago

"I feel safe here."

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Patricia Meehan
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1 year ago

peek a boo

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Mike Erickson
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1 year ago

Great!

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Sandy Wyman
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1 year ago

Both smiling!

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Patricia Meehan
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1 year ago

come on ..nap time is over.

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En-Joyce EnjoyTheTime1978
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1 year ago

Wauw

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Lisa Summers
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1 year 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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1 year ago

My fav! Sweetest of friends

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Diane Clinehens
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2 years ago

This is incredible! They are both in heaven. A must see!

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Terrance Jullian
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1 year ago

Favorite

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Lisa Summers
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1 year ago

LOVE this!

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Astrid Cantwell
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1 year ago

Wow.....amazing

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Angel Lyz
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1 year ago

So majestic!

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

NICE!

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Sue Knight
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1 year ago

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

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David Hancock
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1 year ago

Who is there

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Patricia Meehan
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1 year ago

your move

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Laurie Payton
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1 year ago

love this one!

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

lovely~

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Carmen Schilling
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1 year ago

I’m not look bro!

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Jeanette Blais
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1 year ago

Beautiful.9

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Lisa Summers
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1 year ago

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

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Linda Punturieri
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1 year ago

This is my favorite

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Sharon Watson
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1 year ago

Shhhh

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

I got your back!

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Patricia Meehan
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1 year ago

what is the tat in the ear for?

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Astrid Cantwell
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1 year ago

LOL

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Audrey Bauer
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2 years ago

Inter species dating

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Jeanette Blais
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1 year ago

Hey, I was here first.

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Mardel Rick
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1 year ago

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

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En-Joyce EnjoyTheTime1978
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1 year ago

🥰

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suzie sorglos
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1 year ago

Großartig!

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Laurie Payton
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1 year ago

and this one!

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Patricia Meehan
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1 year ago

You look like a snowball today

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Jennifer Blaisdell
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1 year ago

Our secret fort 😊

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

snug as a bug in a rug...

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Laurie Payton
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1 year ago

love it!

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Kathi Evans
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1 year ago

love this pic

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Jeanette Blais
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1 year ago

Serene.10

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

awwwww

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Astrid Cantwell
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1 year ago

Love it....

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JO Morris
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1 year 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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1 year ago

I will always be there for you!

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Laurie Payton
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1 year ago

<3

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

"Who" loves you, baby?"

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

Love me, love my bird...

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

the nose knows...

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Donna Leske
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1 year ago

ahhhhhhh, doggo warm.

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Venela Flagg
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1 year ago

We've got our eyes on you!

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Betty McCurdy
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1 year ago

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

Julia McConnell
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1 year ago

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

Julia Warren
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1 year ago

Thank you for posting these great photos!!

Adrienne Klein
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1 year 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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1 year ago

Love Love Love

Jack Bowman
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1 year ago

Absolutely fantastic!

Libby Rath
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1 year ago

Absolutely amazing shots 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Connie Loar
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1 year ago

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

Anne Hamlett
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1 year ago

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

Patricia Leahy
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1 year ago

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

Darryl Raitz
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1 year ago

Great photos

Lou Schiavone
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1 year ago

Simply AMAZING!

Debbie Nelson-Vendemmia
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1 year ago

These are all beautiful pictures! What lovely friends!

cathy f
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1 year ago

Gorgeous photo!

Bethany Bricker
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1 year ago

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

Jenny Van Goubergen
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1 year ago

Lovely picture <3

Cherolyn Stimmel
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1 year ago

My favorite!

Penny Snickles
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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year ago

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

Denise Walker
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1 year ago

Awesome

Arlene Martin
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1 year ago

Beautiful, many times over.....

Sherri Finn-Werber
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1 year ago

Cute but sooooooooooo fake.

Edith Rittenhouse
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1 year ago

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

Dana Crowe
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1 year ago

🥰🙌❤️🙌✌️

Ingrid Mueller
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1 year ago

Phenomenal photos.

Julie Foley
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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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