When Texarcana, Texas police responded to calls about a “vicious pit bull” on the loose, they headed to the scene expecting a challenge. What they found instead was a big, happy, goofy snuggle-nugget that had simply lost his way and just wanted some lovin’!

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Image via Texarcana Texas Police Department.

Texarcana Texas Police Officer Travis Frost was first on the scene responding to the dangerous dog.

While waiting for Animal Control to arrive, he spotted the caramel-colored pooch lounging on a resident’s front porch and cautiously got out of his patrol car, but left the vehicle door open in case the dog lunged for him.

He whistled for the dog and, to his surprise, the big squishy cuddle-bug came trotting over, tail-wagging, in hopes of scoring some loving attention.

The police department posted details to their Facebook page:

“Well, this didn’t go quite like we thought it would.

After we got a vicious dog call this morning, Officer…