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Franklin County Humane Society searching for suspects after puppies found dumped in the cold

Courtesy of the Franklin County Humane Society
Courtesy of the Franklin County Humane Society

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. – The Franklin County Humane Society is searching for the people suspected of abandoning puppies on its doorstep.

Please help. These puppies were abandoned last night in the cold at the door of the Franklin County Humane Society. We...

Posted by Franklin County Humane Society Planned Pethood & Adoption Center on Monday, January 7, 2019

Officials with the Humane Society say that the ten puppies were dropped off Sunday night and they need the mother of the puppies because the puppies are about a week old.

The shelter says that the puppies were dropped off around midnight Sunday and they were found 7 a.m. Monday. 

The puppies are currently in foster homes. 

According to the shelter, it is illegal to separate puppies from the mother before they reach 8 weeks old. 

Anyone with information is asked to call 540-489-3491 or visit the Humane Society Facebook page


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