We received a distressing call for help today regarding a mother dog and her puppies left abandoned in the middle of the desert. The kind person who reported the situation informed us that the mother had been left there while pregnant and had given birth to her litter under a trailer. When we arrived, we found that the puppies were in a dire situation due to the scorching heat, and one of them had already passed away. It was heartbreaking to witness the tiny pup buried in the dirt, trying to escape the heat or find his mother.
We wasted no time and immediately got to work, rescuing the mother dog and the remaining four puppies, who were all dehydrated and overheated. Unfortunately, we were too late to save some of the other pups. It’s devastating to think about the cruelty and neglect that led to this situation. We took the rescued dogs to a local temporary foster, where they are safe and well taken care of. Our priority was to get them off that deadly property and out of the heat as quickly as possible.
Abandoning helpless animals is never acceptable, especially in the unforgiving conditions of the desert. We will continue to work tirelessly to rescue and protect as many animals as we can, and to educate people on the importance of treating all living creatures with kindness and compassion.