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Ohio man charged after six puppies found in suitcase

Cyndi Condit / Toledo Area Humane Society via Reuters

English Bulldog puppies play around their mother at the Toledo Area Humane Society in Maumee, Ohio on April 11, 2012.

Reuters reports — An Ohio man has been charged with animal abandonment after a litter of six English bulldog puppies was found in a suitcase with a tag bearing his name, according to Humane Society authorities.

Cyndi Condit / Toledo Area Humane Society via Reuters

The puppies, three male and three female, are estimated to be four weeks old, too young to be separated from their mother, so they will spend at least another four weeks in foster care before they are eligible for adoption.

The mother of the puppies was found pacing around the suitcase, which attracted the attention of a passerby.


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