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20th Nov 2018

This Italian IKEA store has opened up its doors to stray dogs, and we can’t cope

We’re crying.

Get ready for an emotional rollercoaster.

An IKEA store in Italy has opened its doors to stray dogs, offering them a warm place to stay for the winter months.

Can you deal?

Most IKEA stores have a strict “no dog” policy, unless you require an assistance dog.

However, this special store in Catania, Italy has allowed strays in to make the most of the store’s show furniture.

And thankfully, all of the customers seem really happy with the scenario, seeing the doggos as welcomed guests.

Martine Taccia, a loyal IKEA customer, spoke to The Dodo about the dogs in the store.

“My reaction was pure amazement. It’s not a common thing,” she said.

Martine also mentioned that the dogs are fed by staff and some of them have even been adopted by customers.

Martine continued:

“The dogs receive daily food and pampering from IKEA’s employees and customers. Some dogs have even found a family, going home with customers.”

How cute is this? Love a good news story so we do.