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Why did Maya the dog cross the road? To find her PAWFECT love02:20

Why did Maya the dog cross the road? To find her PAWFECT love

Russian Federation, Chelyabinsk
February 24, 2019 at 15:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

The story of Maya the dog went viral after a police officer performed an act of kindness and helped her cross a busy road, but her story doesn't end there as footage filmed in Chelyabinsk on Friday shows.

Five years ago, Maya was taken from an animal shelter by a large family with four children. The family loved the dog and took care of it as if she was a member of their family.

However, despite the love and care the free-spirited Maya escaped. She met another dog called Rex in a car park and could not live without him anymore.

Maya's owner Irina Chmeryova said that she had escaped two times. The second time they found the dog in the same car park where she was found the first time.

Irina went on to say that there was a "puppy called Rex, who grew up and met Maya," adding "after we took her [back home] from the parking lot for the first time, he refused to eat and or sleep."

Rex's owners were afraid that "he would die" and suggested "not to separate the dogs, since they have such a love."

On Feb 20, Maya was waiting patiently on the side of the road for quite some time, until a traffic officer stopped the cars, letting the dog cross.

Road police officer Sergei Milyukov said that he "felt sorry for the dog" since "drivers often don't notice the animals running across the roadway." He decided to help the dog "move freely to the other side of the road."

See Ruptly's previous coverage: https://ruptly.tv/#/videos/20190220-041

Why did Maya the dog cross the road? To find her PAWFECT love02:20
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The story of Maya the dog went viral after a police officer performed an act of kindness and helped her cross a busy road, but her story doesn't end there as footage filmed in Chelyabinsk on Friday shows.

Five years ago, Maya was taken from an animal shelter by a large family with four children. The family loved the dog and took care of it as if she was a member of their family.

However, despite the love and care the free-spirited Maya escaped. She met another dog called Rex in a car park and could not live without him anymore.

Maya's owner Irina Chmeryova said that she had escaped two times. The second time they found the dog in the same car park where she was found the first time.

Irina went on to say that there was a "puppy called Rex, who grew up and met Maya," adding "after we took her [back home] from the parking lot for the first time, he refused to eat and or sleep."

Rex's owners were afraid that "he would die" and suggested "not to separate the dogs, since they have such a love."

On Feb 20, Maya was waiting patiently on the side of the road for quite some time, until a traffic officer stopped the cars, letting the dog cross.

Road police officer Sergei Milyukov said that he "felt sorry for the dog" since "drivers often don't notice the animals running across the roadway." He decided to help the dog "move freely to the other side of the road."

See Ruptly's previous coverage: https://ruptly.tv/#/videos/20190220-041

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