In this Nov. 29, 2012 photo, Shiley, a male cheetah 3-and-a-half-years-old, and Yeti, a female Anatolian shepherd who serves as Shiley's partner, take a break outside the elephant enclosure during a walk through Safari Park, in Escondido, Calif. Although the dogs and cats live together, they are not always with one another. Dogs have play dates with other dogs and humans, and they eat separately from the cheetahs. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Copyright 2012, The Associated Press
Dogs cross species barrier, help cheetahs survive
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It may sound like a West Side Story-style love story, but some dogs love big cats.
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