This is the heart that melts at a time when a K-9 officer moans while being honored with one last radio call on his last turn after serving for eight years in the police force.
Faust is a German shepherd who served as an explosives detection and patrol dog with Senior Special Agent Bryan Schaffer in the BNSF railroad police force in Texas.
As with all retiring officers, Faust was honored with one last radio call, and was fired for the last time in his Fort Worth career.
A German Shepherd K-9 officer named Faust was honored with one last police radio call to thank him for his service, and the time to melt the heart was captured by the camera
In the video you hear a dispatcher who says on the radio: "Fausto, thank you for your service to the BNSF Railroad and the most important thing to serve and protect your manipulator." Fausto is photographed with his handler, Senior Special Agent Bryan Schaffer
The clip was originally published on March 6, 2017, but it has gone viral, capturing the hearts of dog lovers throughout the country, accumulating 147,000 visits.
Thanks for your service, Faust! The BNSF Railway Police said goodbye to K-9, who retired on March 3 at the end of his shift after eight years and one day at work, "the original message from the police force said on Facebook.
The award-winning partner of Senior Special Agent Bryan Schaffer obtained certification in explosives and patrol detection. He is now part of the Schaffer family. Schaffer writes: "Fausto, thank you for all the good things you have done for BNSF and other agencies, but above all I thank you for taking us both home safely after each shift," the publication added.
The clip was originally published on March 6, 2017, but has recently become viral, capturing the hearts of dog lovers across the country
Faust hugged his handler, agent Schaffer, as they thanked him on the radio for his eight years and one day of service in the BNSF Railway Police Force for eight years and one day.
Fausto was whimpered and Schaffer was thrilled at the end of the clip. The last radio call was closed with: "Now we wish you a healthy, healthy and happy retirement, clear for the radio"
The video shows Faust and his driver sitting in his patrol car, where Schaffer speaks on his radio.
Then a dispatcher is heard saying: "K-9's partner, Faust, has just completed his last shift after serving as an explosives and canine detective for free service for eight years and one day, and is now officially retired." .
"Faust, thank you for your service to BNS Railway, the communities you have served and the most important thing to serve and protect your controller, now we wish you a healthy, healthy and happy retirement, clear radio," the call ended.
Fausto is heard whimpering as he hears the last call while his agent Bryan Schaffer looks sadly at his furry companion, overwhelmed with emotion, and gives him a kiss.
Schaffer thanked his canine companion in the Facebook script: "Now he's officially a permanent part of our family."
Faust retired after capturing the video in motion, in the photo above, in an image shared by agent Schaffer.
The dog was the second K-9 partner for Shaffer, who said: "He is now officially a permanent part of our family."