People have often said that dogs are man’s best friend. Both in words and in deeds. You have to see a person with a dog to know that they have a strong bond of friendship and loyalty. A love and commitment that has grown over many years. But you have never heard anyone say that “man’s best friend is a donkey.” Because these animals aren’t usually kept as pets.
However, little donkey Walter disagrees. Or the other way around, which is why he acts like a dog. He was taken in by a family in Oatman, Arizona, and raised with three German shepherd dogs like his brothers and taught him a lot. Walter’s new life with human parents and dog siblings didn’t take him long to get used to. And he soon learned enough manners to get along with everyone in the house. But the most surprising thing was that in addition to the good lessons he learned from his dog brothers,
“We had no idea how much Walter would improve our lives,” said Brad Blake, Walter’s human dad.