I wouldn’t have believed that an owl and a dog could become best friends until I saw these surprising and adorable photos by Tanja Brandt, a professional animal photographer and collage artist in Germany. Ingo the Malinois shepherd dog and Poldi, the cute owl, seem more than happy to cozy up to each other for photoshoots bathed in golden evening light.

If you like these photos, be sure to visit Brandt’s site, because Ingo has a whole lot of beautiful animal friendships, be they other Belgian shepherds or other fierce birds of prey besides Poldi. Brandt creates animal photos and collages professionally, so she seems to have a lot of cooperative models to work with!

Though these animal pictures indeed are adorable and unique, Ingo the Malinois dog and Poldi the owl aren’t the only unusual and cute animal friends out there – we have a post about all sorts of unusual animal friends!

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