7 tiny puppies dumped in a field in Co Tyrone

Dumped and left to survive without their mother or any shelter
-Credit: (Image: The Barn Animal rescue Newtownards)

Seven puppies less than eight weeks old have been found dumped in a remote countryside in Co Tryone.

The litter was left without a feeding mother and had no food and no shelter.

But the team at Lost Paws NI were alerted to the Collie pups and they were secured and transported to The Barn Animal Rescue Newtownard s at 3am on June 16.

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A spokesperson for Lost Paws said: "These pups are barely eight weeks old and goodness knows what they’ve been surviving on. To take a young defenceless pup and dump them into the wilderness is abhorrent to put it mildly. One puppy is unfortunately not doing too well and is receiving veterinary care."

Safe -Credit:The Barn Animal rescue Newtownards

Glenn Forde who runs The Barn said: "They are beautiful little pups, shy and a bit nervous but coming round. They're safe now and we're very glad the person who found out about them alerted Lost Paws NI. They have thanked us for opening up for us at 3am but we're just so grateful to be able to help."

Brought to safety by volunteers
Brought to safety by volunteers -Credit:Lost Paws NI

If you’d like to donate towards the care the pups click here to donate to The Barn directly.

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