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Tiny Rescue Puppy Idolizes The LAPD Officers Who Saved Him

Officers Mercado and Tavera of the LAPD were patrolling the streets of Hollywood when they came across a teeny-tiny chocolate brown puppy in need of a new home. 

They named him after the street where he was found, and together, Officers Mercado, Tavera, and honorary K-9 Hobart headed back to the station.

On the ride, little Hobart could not contain his adoration as he stared lovingly at his rescuers.

Photo c/o LAPD Hollywood Division

Hobart made himself right at home in the cruiser, happily riding along in Officer Tavera’s arms.

Photo c/o LAPD Hollywood Division

When they arrived at the station, he did his best to keep up with Officer Mercado. Look at those little legs go!

The kindhearted officers had a blast with their new pal, but the streets are no place for a sensitive soul like Hobart. He’s a lover, not a fighter!

Photo via Facebook/Ghetto Rescue FFoundation

They contacted a local rescue group who agreed to welcome Hobart into their care. He will receive his vaccinations and any other veterinary care he may need before being placed for adoption.

Photo c/o LAPD Hollywood Division

He may not have a career in law enforcement in his future, but sweet Hobart will never forget the heroic officers who saved him from life on the mean streets of Hollywood!

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Written by Dina Fantegrossi
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