Dog Saves Days Old Puppies From Dying in Trash Bag

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Photo Credit: Contra Costa Animal Services
Photo Credit: Contra Costa Animal Services

 

On January 20, 2015, a couple from Pleasant Hill, Calif., were walking their Australian shepherd dog in Paso Nogal Park, when the pet alerted them of something unusual. Next to a garbage container was a tied trash bag with three Terrier puppies left there to die.

Fortunately, the couple saved the puppies’ lives. They took the small dogs home, cleaned them and fed them, and later, they handed the young dogs to Contra Costa Animal Services.

Photo Credit: Contra Costa Animal Services
Photo Credit: Contra Costa Animal Services

 

Veterinarian found all three puppies were in great health. Authorities are now looking for the pet owner that purposely tried to kill the dogs by abandoning them inside a closed trash bag. Anyone with information on the puppies and their previous owner(s) is asked to call (925) 335-8366.

The dogs have been rescued by East Bay Animal Rescue & Refuge (EBARR) and will be available for adoption in a few weeks.

32 thoughts on “Dog Saves Days Old Puppies From Dying in Trash Bag”

  1. I live in Pleasant Hill and can tell you that there are several places they could have surrendered them to which would have been a lot easier, and more humane, other than tying them up in a bag and left for a horrible death! And just as horrible is knowing that whoever did this possibly still has the mother, and what is/was her fate?

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