The woman and her dog Patches were turned away from shelters because they didn't allow pets.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – A state police corporal gave a 75-year-old homeless woman and her 16-year-old dog some shelter from the cold after they were constantly turned away.

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Police say the woman and her dog Patches were homeless and living outside in the cold. They weren’t able to find somewhere warm because shelters didn’t allow pets.

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That’s when police say Corporal Addison Lovett stepped in. He paid for a hotel room to get them out of the cold.

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“A warm story for a cold day!” police said on Twitter.