If you're a dog owner, you know stories like these break your heart and make me cry. Any dog that has to be put to sleep because of an illness is sad, trust me, I've been there and the Burlington County Sheriff's Department had to go through this sadness just yesterday.

According to NJ.com, Scottie, a K-9 pup from the Burlington County Sheriff's Department was put down yesterday because of a terminal cancer diagnosis. He has been apart of the force since 2015 and was loved by many.

The video below is from the Burlington County Sheriff's Department's Facebook page,  which NJ.com posted on their website. It is Scottie's final sendoff.

On their Facebook page the Burlington County Sheriff's Department wrote, "It is with a heavy heart to inform everyone that our wonderful K9 Scottie has terminal cancer and worked his last shift today. Scottie was a rescue dog and was fortunate to find a loving forever home with his handler/partner/best friend, Detective Chris Snyder. Scottie loves coming to work with his partner and using his nose to keep the occupants of the County Complex safe. He also loved assisting municipalities in the County with bomb calls and protective sweeps to keep all citizens safe. Scottie was not all about work though, he also enjoyed using his voice to talk to anyone that would listen. Tomorrow Scottie will cross the rainbow bridge but he will never be forgotten. Thank you Scottie for your service."

To read more about Scottie, you can read this article published on NJ.com.

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