A 13-year-old dog missing for four days was rescued by a police officer who went above and beyond his job description.
According to reports from the Daily Mirror, Lilah, an elderly golden retriever, had been missing for four days before her owner heard her wailing in the distance.
Two officers from the City of Conklin, New York, were called to help the dog stuck in a culvert.
After failing to lure the dog with cheese and peanut butter, Officer Jimmy Rasaphone ducked into the tunnel to rescue the beast there by tugging on its collar.
If the pooch was in poor condition after his rescue, he is now safe with his master. The New York Police Department highlighted on its social networks the compassion of its officers in a post that has gone viral.