A  dog shelter’s call for help on social media after a power outage led dozens of people from the community to show up with ice in hand.

The Franklin County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center in Columbus, Ohio lost power on Tuesday and created a Facebook post asking for the community to bring ice.

“We need your help. The power is out here at the shelter, and our pups needs ice to keep cool in this blazing heat!,” the post said.

Soon after, dozens of people from the community brought them hundreds of bags of ice.

“We now have a peace of mind that our shelter pups will be cool tonight, with the supervision of our overnight staff. Thank you all!” the shelter said in an updated post.

As of Wednesday morning, the shelter said power was restored.

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“Yesterday, we were truly inspired by the line of cars of selfless dog-lovers willing to donate for the betterment of the shelter dogs,” the post said.

Here are photos of the community bringing ice to the shelter:

Columbus, Ohio, United States; The Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday afternoon. Responding to a social media post, people arrived by the dozens with ice, fans, water, coolers and more to keep the dogs as comfortable as possible. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Amanda Nyeste, a sales assistant for Cameron Mitchell Premier Events, and Barrett Kinnaman of Whitehall unload bags of ice to donate after the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Cameron Mitchell donated Nyeste's load of ice. Kinnaman has previously adopted a dog from the shelter. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Pablo enjoys some fresh air in a conference room and a pool full of ice after the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday afternoon. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Staff and volunteers unloaded hundreds of bags of donated ice and other supplies after the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Staff and volunteers unloaded hundreds of bags of donated ice and other supplies after the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Staff and volunteers unloaded hundreds of bags of donated ice and other supplies after the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Leonidas, a one-year-old Rottweiler, rests his head on a block of ice as he receives fluids after showing signs of overheating at the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center which lost power Tuesday afternoon and had no air conditioning. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch
Columbus, Ohio, United States; Zeke, a miniature Goldendoodle owned by Leah Cover, watches as shelter staff and volunteers unload bags of donated ice and other supplies in front of the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center which lost power and had no air conditioning on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Mandatory Credit: Barbara J. Perenic/Columbus Dispatch

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