Sweet photo captures father shielding son from rain with umbrella while getting completely soaked

A photo featuring a father holding an umbrella over his young son - while he gets completely soaked in the rain - has gone viral.

According to Daily Mail, the photo was taken in Vancouver, Canada and was posted to Imgur under a headline that reads: "Dads."

The image was originally posted to Reddit by the user jagershotzz and has amassed more than 3 million views and more than 1,000 comments.

The photo shows a man walking in business attire and carrying a briefcase with his young son. The boy is simply dressed in a t-shirt and jeans without a jacket or rain coat.

The man is also seen holding his black umbrella over the boy's head to protect him from the wet weather, leaving him completely soaked.