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Puppies Rescued from Attic of Abandoned Detroit Home

by Karen Harrison Binette

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If you’ve ever been in an attic on a hot summer day, you know how unbearable it can be. Imagine what it must have felt like for four tiny puppies left in an abandoned home in Detroit.

With no mother in sight, it’s a mystery how these pups got into this predicament and how they were still alive. Thankfully, someone heard them and called the Michigan Humane Society.

After searching the house, MHS Rescue Officers found the little puppies hiding under insulation up in the rafters in the attic. Warm to the touch and looking dehydrated, it was clear that these puppies needed help.

Once at the shelter, they were seen by an MHS veterinarian and given the medications and care they so desperately needed.

Aubrey, Aundrea, Dawn and Shannon are now happy and healthy, and have found their forever homes.

The officers frequently get calls about dogs living or trapped in abandoned homes in Detroit.

Watch the rescue, in a video posted by MHS earlier this summer: