Seven helpless puppies are protected, heat and within the succesful care of Harbor Humane Society after surviving a horrible storm. Deserted with nothing however a cardboard field for shelter, the pups, who’re about 4 weeks outdated, withstood low temps, pouring rain, and howling winds earlier than being rescued by police.
Responding to a name from a very good Samaritan, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s workplace found the pups huddled in a cardboard field on the facet of the highway close to Holland, Michigan.
Harbor Humane Society says the decision got here simply in time, because the puppies couldn’t have survived for much longer. They arrived “soaking moist with low temperatures” on Saturday, November 5. As of Sunday, two of the pups had been nonetheless battling for his or her lives in vital situation.
“It breaks our hearts that issues occurred this fashion,” Harbor Humane Society wrote on Fb. “Had they reached out to Harbor, we’d have been greater than prepared to assist, and this harmful state of affairs might have been prevented.”
“We by no means need to see an animal deserted and really won’t ever flip away an individual or pet in an actual emergency, even after we are bursting on the seams,” they added.
The shelter is presently coping with overcrowding with 207 cats and 45 canines on website and 160 cats and 45 canines in foster care.
“We simply can’t sustain,” Harbor Humane wrote in a Fb publish on November 2. “We face the implications of Covid, of surgical procedure being halted early within the pandemic, and of vet practices having restricted operations for the longest time.”
Regardless of these hardships, the employees reminded the group that they’re there to assist in any approach they’ll. Their aim is all the time to maintain pets at house with their households and out of the shelter system.
As for the puppies, 5 are having fun with the great life in loving foster properties, whereas the 2 vital infants are within the care of an skilled employees member. Since they’re so younger, they don’t seem to be but accessible for adoption. For now, they’ll stay in foster care rising larger and stronger on daily basis.
If you need to assist Harbor Humane Society cowl the prices of caring for the puppies and the opposite animal of their care, please contemplate making a donation. Anybody with data on who deserted and endangered the helpless pups is urged to succeed in out to the shelter or the Ottawa County sheriff’s workplace.