Tennessee state trooper uses umbrella to shade dog


A dog is recovering thanks to the help of a good Samaritan and state highway patrol trooper.The dog was discovered last week by a driver traveling along the highway in Tennessee.Above video: Dog found abandoned in garage still at Ohio shelter after 162 daysThe driver , Kaye Fiorello, said she saw the dog in a ditch and turned around to help.She said a trooper was nearby so she asked if she could stop and check on the dog. The trooper followed her and they found the dog panting in the sweltering heat.The trooper dumped out his Kool-Aid and made a water bowl for the dog who quickly finished it.The trooper got her more water and also grabbed a chair and umbrella. The trooper used the umbrella to help shade the dog from the sun. Fiorello said the trooper told her he was going to stay there until the dog trusts him before bringing her to a shelter. “I believe his being there at the right time, was one of those little messages reminding us of the good in our world,” Fiorello said in her Facebook post. The dog is now being treated at Cleveland Tennessee Animal Control.The highway patrol is reminding pet owners to make sure pets are safe from the heat and have plenty of water.

A dog is recovering thanks to the help of a good Samaritan and state highway patrol trooper.

The dog was discovered last week by a driver traveling along the highway in Tennessee.

Above video: Dog found abandoned in garage still at Ohio shelter after 162 days

The driver, Kaye Fiorello, said she saw the dog in a ditch and turned around to help.

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She said a trooper was nearby so she asked if she could stop and check on the dog. The trooper followed her and they found the dog panting in the sweltering heat.

The trooper dumped out his Kool-Aid and made a water bowl for the dog who quickly finished it.

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The trooper got her more water and also grabbed a chair and umbrella. The trooper used the umbrella to help shade the dog from the sun.

Fiorello said the trooper told her he was going to stay there until the dog trusts him before bringing her to a shelter.

“I believe his being there at the right time, was one of those little messages reminding us of the good in our world,” Fiorello said in her Facebook post.

The dog is now being treated at Cleveland Tennessee Animal Control.

The highway patrol is reminding pet owners to make sure pets are safe from the heat and have plenty of water.

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