CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) – What better way to celebrate National Pet Day than a donkey rescue?

Citrus Heights police tweeted this picture on Wednesday.

Officers say they got a call about two donkeys running loose on Fair Oaks Boulevard.

Eventually, the donkeys ventured into the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department’s area and were in danger of being hit.

Luckily, officers were able to catch up to them and some Good Samaritans brought harnesses.

The pair is now safely back home.