Detroit dog owner surrenders 17 puppies to Michigan Humane
Michigan Humane began treating 17 puppies on Monday that were taken from a Detroit home after working with the owner for several weeks.
The pups, 8-10 weeks old, were taken to the Mackey Center for Animal Care in Detroit for evaluation. The shelter’s staff will assess their condition and give the puppies medical care and food, the group said in a statement.
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The owner informed the sales force that the pups were unplanned litters, sought help, and then decided to dump them according to the release.
“Michigan Humane is not currently accepting adoption requests for these animals,” the group said Monday.