Heartwarming: Girl donates allowance for K-9 bulletproof vests after police dog dies

According to ABC News, the girl, identified only as Allison, recently heard about the death of Canton Police Department K-9 Jethro, a 3-year-old German shepherd that was fatally shot at the scene of a burglary in January. Allison decided to donate her allowance to buy bulletproof vests for police dogs.

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​"[I'm] sorry about Jethro," she wrote in a letter to the department. "So here is my allowance for the bullet proof vests. God bless you and the dogs."

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Follow-up: From what I understand, the little girl (Allison) who wrote the letter to Officer Ryan Davis was identified...

Posted by Massillon Police Department on Sunday, March 13, 2016

The small donation moved Officer Ryan Davis, who had worked with Jethro since he was a puppy. After he came across the letter – minus the envelope with the return address – he tracked down the girl's family on social media, Mashable reports. He plans to thank her in person soon.

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