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After This Elderly Woman With Respiratory Problems Had To Self-Isolate, Her Neighbor’s Dog Started To Deliver Groceries To Her
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After This Elderly Woman With Respiratory Problems Had To Self-Isolate, Her Neighbor’s Dog Started To Deliver Groceries To Her

We all know that to get through these tough times, we have to work together. Our pets are no exception, and unsurprisingly, they absolutely love to lend a helping paw. One such pet is a good boy named Sunny, who lives in Colorado. The adorable golden retriever recently went viral for helping his elderly neighbor by bringing her groceries. The neighbor, Renee, is currently in self-isolation and takes social distancing seriously; however, she just can’t resist giving a belly rub to this helpful boy.

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Recently, this good boy named Sunny went viral for lending a helping paw to his neighbor

Image credits: KKTV

Sunny’s owner Eveleth has known Renee for over a decade, so when the pandemic started, she didn’t hesitate to assist her elderly neighbor. As it turns out, Renee suffers from chronic respiratory issues and relies on an oxygen tank. It is known that COVID-19 is dangerous to people who have underlying conditions, especially respiratory problems. So, to protect herself, Renee decided to self-isolate. That’s when Eveleth decided to make Sunny her neighbor’s delivery doggo.

After his neighbor Renne self-isolated, Sunny started delivering her groceries

Image credits: KKTV

The delivery process is quite simple: “She got the list, she gave it to Sunny, Sunny brought it to me. I went to the store, got her groceries, and he delivered them all to her,” Eveleth told KKTV.

Image credits: KKTV

Sunny has been performing his duties to Renee for the past few weeks without fail. “What a wonderful thing, just a sweet thing. So he started doing the schlepping, back and forth. It’s been fun, it’s been a real treat,” Renee said.

Image credits: KKTV

Not only does Sunny help her with social distancing, but the good boy also makes her feel less alone. “Little things like Sunny coming over to visit is nice and it makes you feel good. It’s a way of communicating,” Renee said.

What makes Sunny’s assistance even better than a person’s is that, according to the World Health Organization, dogs can’t get or pass COVID-19 to humans. “There is no evidence that a dog, cat or any pet can transmit COVID-19,” the organization said in its statement.

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person (i think)
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2 years ago (edited)

Dogs can''t pass the disease on via being infected themselves, but if any of the virus gets on the dog's fur, it would be viable for transmission for at least a little while. This is really cute, but i am worried about her petting the dog and the picture actually stresses me out :(. edit: That said, the dog is a really good boy and i'm impressed he does pick ups and deliveries so well!

Lance d'Boyle
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2 years ago

I totally agree. There were reports of a dog in HongKong with the virus but that may have been debunked but she should definitely not be petting the dog. Better yet put the food in a bag, leave it at the edge of the driveway and then she can go down and pick it up. Cut out the middleman or middledog as it may be.

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depicus
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2 years ago

My two would have eaten everything as soon as it touched their mouth.

Water Bottle
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2 years ago

My dog would have eaten the groceries and then proceeded to eat the old lady

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person (i think)
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2 years ago (edited)

Dogs can''t pass the disease on via being infected themselves, but if any of the virus gets on the dog's fur, it would be viable for transmission for at least a little while. This is really cute, but i am worried about her petting the dog and the picture actually stresses me out :(. edit: That said, the dog is a really good boy and i'm impressed he does pick ups and deliveries so well!

Lance d'Boyle
Community Member
2 years ago

I totally agree. There were reports of a dog in HongKong with the virus but that may have been debunked but she should definitely not be petting the dog. Better yet put the food in a bag, leave it at the edge of the driveway and then she can go down and pick it up. Cut out the middleman or middledog as it may be.

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depicus
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2 years ago

My two would have eaten everything as soon as it touched their mouth.

Water Bottle
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2 years ago

My dog would have eaten the groceries and then proceeded to eat the old lady

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