This is Pebbles and Lola.
They are a Bonded Pair.
This means Dogs, Cats, (or any other animals ) so emotionally attached, separation causes grief, longing even ill health and decline.
Bonded Pairs in shelters are not always easy to place – as the new owners face the committment of 2 animals.
If separated, these animals need to be treated with extra tenderness and patience. It can take them a long time to adjust.
Sadly, some never do.
There are few explanations for why animals of different species, breed or gender bond in this way;
Pure and Simple.
Photo Credit: aza @ thecodifyer.com