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If you can’t come in from the rain, the next best thing is an umbrella. And, if you’re a dog, you don’t have thumbs so you most likely don’t have one. So, how about your very own umbrella handler?

The sweetest photo was taken when a security guard outside a Morrisons grocery store in Scotland used his umbrella to shield a dog sitting in the rain while waiting for his human.

Posted to Twitter on June 28 by Mel Gracie, the guard was quoted as saying, “well you never know how dogs feel about the rain.”

The heartwarming photo went viral and garnered more than 152,500 likes (and counting) and hundreds of comments praising the store’s guard who is obviously all heart.

According to the Twitter post, Mel Gracie found out the guard is Ethan Dearman. She wrote, “thanks for making a lot of people happy today!”

Dearman replied praising Morrisons and its team for being able to shelter the dog who the world would soon know as Freddie:

Twitter users were abuzz singing praise for Dearman:

“Well done that man!” one user exclaimed.

And another chimed in, “its very rare you get nice posts like this on twitter at the moment.”

The dog’s human David Cherry praised Dearman and the “Good community vibes. People looking out for each other. He’s always nice to my Dad and brother, it’s nice to hear nice things.”

Cherry even went so far as to post a cute photo of Freddie as a puppy. That made everyone’s day.

It’s really no surprise that Dearman would help out Freddie in the rain. One quick look at his own Twitter page and you can see he’s a true dog lover, posting about his own dog Sanchez who is doing much better after hurting his leg.

Thankfully, he was there to help Freddie in the rain. The rest is now history.

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