Police puppy is the only thing that can make this woman smile
A police puppy in the UK unintentionally became a therapy dog by bringing unexpected joy to a senior citizen.
Sergeant Tony Marshall was visiting the Star & Garter nursing care facility in Surbiton to discuss scams and crime prevention with the residents.
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According to the Kingston Police's Facebook page, though, his talk was soon overshadowed by the five dogs the officers brought along.
While many of the residents loved the animals' company, not all of them were physically able to come downstairs to enjoy the time with the dogs.
So Sergeant Marshall decided to take an 11-week-old puppy, Daisy, upstairs to them.
When Daisy met a quiet resident named Muriel, who is said to show emotion only rarely, it was love at first sight.
Muriel lit up when the puppy was placed on her lap, and she made such an uncharacteristic display of joy that her nurse was brought to tears.
Sgt. Marshall, who was moved as well, said, "I was shocked to see Muriel's reaction and I would like to thank the Star & Garter for having me, it was a great opportunity and something I will remember for the rest of my life."
The puppy was able to do what no one else could: Make Muriel smile.
For more cuteness, take a peek at these babies and puppies together:
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