October 9, 2014 5:24 PM EDT

Meet Ellie-Mae, a 3-year-old French bulldog who is really great at fostering interspecies friendships. Watch here as she romps around with a very large buck who she encountered in her human’s backyard in Nova Scotia. Apparently they were already playing for a half hour before this video even began.

Eventually, the pup chases the buck back into the woods.

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