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Zoe The French Bulldog is The First NFL'S Emotional Support Dog

The San Francisco 49ers adopted the French Bulldog last year to help players deal with stress, depression, and anxiety. 

In welcoming the year-old French Bulldog, the 49ers have become the first team in the NFL to have an emotional support dog for their team.

Zoë was adopted by Austin Moss, the team's director of player engagement, in October of 2018, and since then, she's become a warm, calming and positive presence for players. The team spends time with her before and after games and in between practices. 

Zoë spends most of her time lounging around at the team's training facility near Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. When she's not cuddling with her teammates, Zoë loves playing with balloons and eating treats, according to KRON. She doesn't accompany the team on away games but is always excited to greet them when they return.

As far as we are concerned, Zoe is totally the team's cutest MVP! Check out some of her cute photos with the team on their official Instagrampage.  

Story via: CNN

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No More Snakes On A Plane: New Rules For Emotional Support Animals

Picture this: you're walking down the aisle in an airplane and when you find your seat, there's a turkey sitting next to it. Or a pig. Or a monkey. It sounds like a comedy routine, but it isn't. In the past few years, there has been an unprecedented rise in people having 'emotional support animals', particularly when traveling on airplanes. While any step towards improving mental health is applauded, there have been many incidents involving emotional support animals on airplanes that really don't belong there. We can't blame these untrained animals for acting the way animals act, but we can question the laws that allow them on board. With new regulations from the US Department of Transport, things are about to change. We discuss these changes below, and whether they are for the better or the worse. 

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Robert Irwin shares Incredible Side-By-Side Photos of Him And His Dad 15 Years Apart

The Crocodile Hunter's son is following in his iconic footsteps. Robert Irwin shared a photo of himself feeding a crocodile named Murray, in the same place his dad fed the croc 15 years earlier, and it made fans a little emotional.

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Meet The Adorable Therapy Animals Providing Emotional Support To College Students

People on twitter are posting photos of dogs, cats and even chinchillas that are are registered as emotional support animals to students going back to the college life and it will fill your heart with love.  

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Zoos Are Pairing Cheetahs With Dogs For “Emotional Support"

Dogs have long been considered man's best friend, but their characteristics of loyalty and protectiveness have also earned them the lesser known title of "cheetah's best friend." That's right; dogs are being used more and more frequently to assist in conservation efforts to preserve the endangered cheetah in captivity.  

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