Because of their similar personalities and looks, Mighty Mutts began to showcase Alex and Freddy together at adoption drives - Alex had become lonely after his buddy Spike was adopted. People often think the pair of poodles are related, as they are both tiny, fluffy, nervous dogs. Soon, Alex and Freddy fulfilled that expectation by becoming just as close as family.
"When they go on walks together, they charge ahead, racing each other and occasionally barking at each other in encouragement," Haynes said. "If they are walked separately, they will panic until they are reunited again."
"They find strength in one another," Haynes said.