CHP officer rescues poodle from I-980 in Oakland

A California Highway Patrol officer rescued this pup from the side of I-980 in Oakland. (The California Highway Patrol)

A California Highway Patrol officer rescued a stranded poodle from the side of a highway in Oakland. 

Officer Baza was on his routine patrol on Thursday when he noticed the puppy on westbound Interstate 980 near 27th Street. 

California Highway Patrol Officer Baza rescued a poodle from Interstate 980 in Oakland on Thursday. (CHP)

When he stopped to recover the abandoned dog, the pup seemed cold and hungry, CHP said. 

The dog was taken to the Oakland Animal Shelter in hopes of finding it a loving family.