Dog and Cheetah: Run, Chase, and Play Time

 Posted by on 19 December 2013 at 2:00 pm  Animals, Cats, Dogs
Dec 192013

These videos of a cheetah chasing and playing with its doggie companion are just awesome.

Cheetah Savanna and Dog Max Play in Snow – Cincinnati Zoo:

Savanna Cheetah Cub and Puppy Max Play – Cincinnati Zoo:

I wonder if the big cat ever accidentally injures its canine companion, as sometimes happens with humans who’ve raised big cats from birth. I suspect that dogs can read the body language of the cat better — and communicate better too. But I’d love to ask a zookeeper that!

  • Jill-Ann

    Why is this soooo cute?!

  • incrediblemulk

    Cheetahs are among the smaller and most docile of the big cats. Doesn’t mean they are good pets, but I wouldn’t be too worried for the dog. You can find many videos on Youtube of Cheetahs climbing upon the vehicles in safari expeditions.

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