“It was cold out. She was wet. She didn’t have anyone there so I decided to be that person.”
The Police Officer’s Act Of Kindness was caught by Good Samaritan Carlos Irizzary who was walking his dog on Royal Palm Drive in Kissimmee, Florida, noticed this touching scene.
Deputy Josh Fiorelli used his own coat to cover an injured dog that was hit by a car. He wanted her to be warm and comfortable while he was waiting for help, and he did not realize that at that time no one was watching.
“It was cold out. She was wet,” Deputy Josh Fiorelli told WFTV News. “She didn’t have anyone there so I decided to be that person.”
“I know a lot of dogs become defensive when they get hurt. She was not defensive at all. She was acceptive of me trying to pet her and take care of her,” Josh said.
The dog had neither a collar nor a microchip, and its leg was dislocated in the accident. They follow her at the orphanage while looking for her mistress. The dog is expected to make a full recovery after leg correction surgery.
The deputy hopes that the dog will be able to go home and that the owner will select a collar and/or microchip for it. He went on to say, “Keep an eye on them. They may only be a part of your life, but you’re their whole life.”
The officer definitely didn’t do it out of praise or attention, but he deserves all the praise he can get for his kind gesture. He’s a real hero!