Interested by the comings and goings of stray dogs under the foundations of a house, passers-by save a litter of 7 puppies!

Posted on 12/31/2020 at 7:26 a.m.

Written by Norman Bougé
in the category Rescues

While they expected to rescue 1 or 2 stray dogs, volunteers finally took care of 9. Very young puppies were indeed on the scene, but their hiding place was particularly difficult to find. ‘access.

Theresa Scheckel and And McGrath are part of the teamArizona Humane Society, based in the western state of the United States. By mid-October, they had been sent to a abandoned house who should be demolished at Phoenix. Of stray dogs had found refuge under the foundations of the latter. Their comings and goings had attracted the attention of residents, reports The Bark.

The volunteers actually discovered 2 canines, one male and an female. They entered and left by a very narrow passage. Theresa and And had learned that the bitch had recently put down, but they didn’t see any puppy. They had to widen the hole, then the man sneaked in, finally managing to see the small canines.

He was able to collect them one by one and then pass them to Theresa. The puppies, who had not yet opened their eyes, were 7 in total: 5 males and 2 females. They found their mother, crossed Labrador-Retriever approximately one year old. The whole family, as well as the dog accompanying them, were taken to the veterinary clinic of the’Arizona Humane Society to be examined.

The age of the puppies was estimated to be less than 2 weeks. Their mother was suffering from cuts at chest level, most likely from going through the narrow opening under the house. She received the care necessary for the maternity ward of the clinic, where she spent some time with her young before spending several weeks in host family.

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The bitch, who was called Rose, has been adopted since. Puppies are also proposed for adoption and should thus soon join their new families.

Here is their story in video :

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