The Franklin, Massachusetts, police department has some sage advice for the holidays — keep your toys away from Ben the therapy dog.
The station posted a video on Wednesday of Ben — the department’s therapy dog — carrying a baby doll in his mouth. Officers try in vain to get the dog to drop the toy, but Ben walks through the station and hides under a desk.
One officer can be heard saying: “He’s got a stock pile of toys over there. He keeps bringing them in there.”
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The department said it had made numerous gift bags to give to children and families in the community for the holidays.
In a Facebook post, the department joked that officers learned an “extremely valuable lesson” and encouraged pet owners to either close the door or keep the toys elevated.