Fort Lauderdale Police Tweet touching photo of K9


Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc on much of Florida and the first responders who are dealing with both the preparation and the aftermath have been working round-the-clock. On Sunday, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department Tweeted a photo of an exhausted police K-9 taking a quick nap with his handler.

The Department hashtag for the poignant image, “

According to TODAY, the officer in the photo is Kenneth Somma and his K-9 partner is Eddie.

Florida is still dealing with Hurricane Irma – though downgraded to a tropical storm, flooding and widespread power outages are still being reported. The storm appears to be on track to head into Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and the Carolinas.