In Mexico, people often experience heat waves. Local Adolfo Pazzi Ahumada, just like everyone else, also had a hard time with it. One day while buying milk from a store, he saw something that melted his heart.

A store owner opened his doors to a stray dog wandering outside under a 104°F weather.

“A stray dog was being fed and getting water from the clerk,” Ahumada told The Dodo. “Then I saw they let the dog inside.”

The clerk told Ahumada that the dog had been there outside their store for a few days already. They suspected its former owner left him behind.

“We could only provide him with food, water, and some toys from the store that we paid with our money,” said the clerk. “We let him inside because the temperature outside is really hell-like. We feel bad for him, but he looks happier around the store.”

The store owners said they will continue to care for the dog until someone could adopt him and give him a fur-ever home.

“I felt bad for what the dog has passed through,” Ahumada said. “But he is now receiving the love he deserves.”

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