(KRDO/KKTV/CNN/Meredith) -- As people vulnerable to coronavirus stay at home, they're often reliant on others to get essentials.
One neighborhood in Colorado Springs is relying on a seven-year-old golden retriever named Sunny.
Sunny has been making trips back and forth from his own house to his neighbor's house since the coronavirus outbreak started weeks ago.
Karen Eveleth, Sunny’s owner, said her neighbor Renee Hellman has underlying health issues and relies on oxygen to breathe. Since Hellman is at higher risk, she’s not going out.
That’s where Sunny comes in. Hellman writes a shopping list, gives it to Sunny, who then brings it to Eveleth. Eveleth then shops for her neighbor. Then, Sunny delivers the bags of items to Hellman.
Hellman said getting visits from Sunny makes her days inside more bearable.
“It’s just a sweet thing… it’s been a real treat,” Hellman said.
Sunny, of course, also gets the mail and picks up trash around the neighborhood.
“Anybody can do something so small, but that could be so helpful,” Eveleth said.
Good boy, Sunny!