Big cow tests animal store Petco's 'all leashed pets are welcome' policy

CNET | 3/21/2019 | Bonnie Burton
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This docile African Watusi steer named Oliver receives a very warm welcome at a Texas Petco store.

Adoring pet owners who love taking their cats and dogs wherever they go know they can bring their furry friends inside retail pet food store Petco. But two Texas ranchers decided to test Petco's policy that "all leashed pets are welcome in the store" by bringing in their beloved bovine.

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Ranchers Vincent Browning and Shelly Lumpkin put a leash on their African Watusi steer and took him into their local Petco in Atascocita this week, according to news reports.

Browning's steer, named Oliver, is famous in his own right, having a Facebook page of his own with 34,817 followers.

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African Watusi steers don't look like the typical cow. They weigh an impressive 1,000 to 1,600 pounds (454 to 726 kilograms).

Their unusually large horns have the largest circumference found in any cattle breed....
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