09/09/2015 06:57 EDT | Updated 09/09/2015 06:59 EDT

Kennedy Stewart, NDP Candidate, Rescues Teeny Chihuahua

Seems door-knocking can actually come in handy!

Politicians: they kiss babies and shake hands. Now, they save terrified, tiny dogs from certain death.

Well, at least one does, anyway.

On Tuesday, Kennedy Stewart, the NDP incumbent in Burnaby South, was out door-knocking when he found a chihuahua running in the middle of the street and dodging traffic.

With no owner to be seen, Stewart and a campaign volunteer rescued the dog, who had no collar or microchip, and took her to the BC SPCA.

Stewart posted a selfie with the volunteer and chihuahua to his Facebook page, hoping to find the dog's owner.

While doorknocking last night super volunteer Jennifer & I found this little chihuahua running down the middle of the...

Posted by Kennedy Stewart on Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Clearly, the animal was excited to hear the NDP's platform.

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