When some highway patrol officers in Brazil finished dealing with a traffic stop on a busy road, they returned to their patrol car to find that they had an unexpected ‘guest’ waiting for them.
A dog that had been abandoned and that had been left to die by its irresponsible owners sought refuge in the back of the patrol car.
In the video below, you can see just how excited the dog was to find some warm-hearted humans who could give it the help that it needed.
As one of the police officers strokes the dog, she whimpers and puts her ears back.
It is not clear as to how long the dog had been out in the wilderness, but it was apparent to the police officers that the dog needed some help (and some water).
The kind-hearted police officers knew exactly what to do, and they knew why the dog had jumped into the back of their patrol vehicle as they were speaking to a motorist.
So they took the dog back to their police station and gave her some much-needed food and water.
And thankfully, the story has a happy ending as another police officer at the police station decided to adopt the dog.
‘Rex’, as his new owners now know him, is said to be doing well and has become a loving member of the police officers family.
In particular, the officer’s children have found a new friend.
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