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Inseparable Shelter Dogs Are Adopted Together

Good friends Little Miss the Chihuahua and Buster the boxer were adopted together from an Arizona animal shelter.
Posted at 11:35 AM, Apr 14, 2015

Two dogs were adopted together from an Arizona shelter on Sunday, and their relationship is sure to make you smile.

Meet Little Miss, the Chihuahua who apparently thinks Buster's back is more comfortable than any blanket. 

According to AZCentral.com, the two canines were brought to the shelter after someone found them wandering the streets together. 

It's unclear whether the two grew up together or linked up on the streets, but they've been inseparable since their arrival at the shelter on April 8.

The two snuggling dogs went viral after this photo of them was posted to the shelter's Facebook page. And the No. 1 rule for their adoption? "They MUST stay together. No exceptions."

But this rule didn't prevent families from offering the duo a home. The shelter ended up holding a drawing to choose the lucky winner.

A reporter from The Arizona Republic says, "Little Miss and Buster have been adopted by a family in California who will be coming into Phoenix next week to pick up the dogs."

Their fondness for one another is similar to the relationship these two shelter dogs had back in February at a New York animal refuge. 

A trainer at the shelter told CBS"We found that they gravitated together. ... This is not, you know, the norm."

Little Miss and Buster are scheduled to be picked up and taken to their new California home on Tuesday.

This video includes an image from Maricopa County Animal Care & Control.