This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today 10 months ago

This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today

If you're feeling a little delicate this Sunday, this heartwarming story may just finish you off.

A man in Turkey has been photographed wrapping stray animals in blankets to protect them from freezing temperatures.

This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today

Huseyin Yurtsevern, a dentist who lives in Istanbul, took to the city's streets this week to help care for cats and dogs without owners.

He says that he was inspired to help by a video he saw online featuring dogs living on the streets of his city.

This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today

Huseyin and a group of volunteers went out with blankets in search of animals in need of help, wrapping them up to protect them from the night-time cold.

He's also been distributing blankets to other local animal lovers so that they can can help in the mission to keep the city's strays warm.

This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today

He and his gang have also been leaving his contact details with the blankets so that local residents can return them to him should they need to be washed, reports The Daily Mail.

This man giving blankets to freezing stray dogs is too much for us to handle today

This winter has been a particularly harsh one in parts of Europe.

Usually known for its warm climate, Turkey has already been hit with heavy storms and snow this January.

The grim conditions caused some schools to close and grounded many flights in and out of the country earlier in the month.