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    Social distancing is the new normal for most personal interactions, which are largely conducted via phone or computer. Our pets are also following this trend, as a precious, lonesome pup recently demonstrated.

    Footage shared on Instagram captures Matteo, a sweet golden retriever boy, laying down on the couch in front of a laptop. The computer screen features a recording of a toy being squeaked, as well as showing another pup and a series of different people. 

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    The sensitive pup who is seemingly craving social interaction lets out a series of heartbreaking cries, making it clear he wants to play. So sad - someone show this sweet boy some love!


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