A nurse has gone viral after rescuing a patient’s pet.
The dog’s owner, John, was hospitalized, forcing him to seek alternative care for Boomer, which prompted him to go to a shelter.
However, kind-hearted nurse Jennifer Smith – who works at Adult Day Healthcare at Grand at Rome – took it upon herself to make sure John and Boomer didn’t get lost.
When she learned what had happened, she immediately went to the shelter and adopted John Boomer’s dog.
Since coming into his care, Boomer has visited John every day until he was ready to return home.
In the Facebook post, which has racked up more than 5,000 shares, said: “After John was hospitalized he was forced to donate his dog to the Rome Humane Society.
“When our RN Jennifer heard about it, she immediately went there and adopted John’s dog so she could bring him to visit while he completes his rehab!” That’s what #BeGrand means! “
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In the images above, you can see the heartwarming reunion when Jennifer brought Boomer in to see Jonh – and his reaction is priceless.
Subscribers flocked to the comments section of the post to share their thoughts.
Marcia McKinney said: “Great bet her rehab is going a lot better knowing her best friend is around.”
Debbie Edkins Hetherington added, “What a great thing to do. There is nothing more rewarding than doing a good deed and knowing that you have made a difference.
Cindy Ciotti Guiliano posted: “Such a beautiful gift God bless her. Quick recovery for John ”
Alice Page commented: “Amazing. Jennifer, you are a wonderful and caring person. The smile on John’s face says it all.