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Puppy dogs and deputies

Earlier this month, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident at Centennial Airport that involved a suspicious package. The person whose office received the package just so happens to be a Dumb Friends League foster parent. She had a litter of 1-week-old puppies in her care and because they require feedings every few hours, she brought the young puppies to work.

After she and the puppies were evacuated from the office, it was determined everyone was safe and the package was not a threat. Once things settled down, a few of the deputies took time for some puppy snuggles and even helped bottle feed the tiny babies.

“I just love puppies and have never seen any that young before,” said Deputy Ashley Nylander. “It was an opportunity to feed the puppy.”

Deputy Justin Osborn added, “They were so cute and little that I just had to hold one.”

“We are proud of our deputies who show empathy and compassion on every call they take,” said Deborah Sherman, Public Affairs Manager for the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office. “They’re just doggone good!”

At the Dumb Friends League, we agree that these deputies are doggone good! Thanks to the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office for ensuring everyone was safe and for showing compassion to these tiny foster pups.

Click here if you would like to learn how to become a Dumb Friends League foster parent.

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