"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," the Associated Press reports. "'He helps us to maintain social distancing,' says Eros owner Maria Natividad Botero. 'And people love it when we send the dog.'" Not aways a star, Eros was accepted into the family begrudgingly after repeated requests by Botero's son to adopt a dog. But the family quickly fell in love with the him, and when they opened a mini market four years ago in the hilltop neighborhood of Tulipanes, he started to accompany Botero and her kids on deliveries. Eros remembers the names of 5-6 customers who have given him treats, of course, so Botero sends their merchandise with the receipt in the basket, and they pay online. As for Eros, it's just all good.

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