Penny Chicken and Roo are inseparable.More people are stopping by the Duluth Animal Hospital these days, but they're not there to pick up or drop off any pets - they're there to meet Penny Chicken and Roo.
The silky chicken and two-legged Chihuahua have risen to Internet fame since the Duluth, Ga., animal hospital began sharing photos of the unlikely duo on Facebook.
Penny was 9 weeks old when hospital employee Alicia Williams took her in. Penny was an experimental chicken at a local veterinary school that had run the course of her study.
Williams didn't know much about caring for chickens, but she learned quickly - and Penny began living the leisurely life of a pampered pet chicken.
The only downside to her new life was that Penny got restless being home alone.
"They are flock animals, so she was getting lonely," Williams told the Gwinnett Daily Post. "That's when I started bringing her to work. She just became a regular."
It was at the hospital that Penny met Roo. The tiny Chihuahua was found freezingRead More »from In the Land of Second Chances, Fluffy Chicken and 2-legged Chihuahua Rule