A letter written by a Florida police officer to his fallen K9 partner has quickly touched the hearts of thousands.
Sgt. Michael Spitaleri was devastated when he heard that his former canine comrade Major had been put down after 6 years of service on the streets of Clearwater alongside the officer. In order to deal with his grief, he wrote a long and emotional letter to Major.
The Clearwater Police Department shared the heartbreaking note through their official Facebook page. The post quickly went viral, earning over 6,000 likes and has been shared over 5,000 times. It’s a letter that anyone who has owned and lost a beloved pet can connect with. Grab your nearest box of tissues and read Sgt. Spitaleri’s incredible letter to Major below.