Doggy deliveries help Colombians shop during pandemic
July 8, 2020
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador retriever is paid with treats and massages of his furry head.
"He helps us to maintain social distancing" says Eros' owner Maria Natividad Botero. "And people love it when we send the dog."
Eros wasn'tt always a star. He was accepted into the family begrudgingly by Botero after repeated requests by her son to adopt a dog.
But Botero and...