Six puppies cried in a closed suitcase.
Officers at the Tampa Police Department heard noises coming from a pink, zippered Las Vegas-branded package Wednesday. I found him running in the West Tampa neighborhood just off the , took him to a shelter and then did some research. He said.
It’s unclear why they decided to return to the area to investigate, said Silk. We found six 5 week old terrier mix puppies.
The suitcase was found outside a rental property near McDonald’s at the intersection of Spruce Street near Dale Mabrey Highway, according to the Humane Society and Tampa Police. Unknown.
Tampa police took the pup to a shelter and reunited it with its mother. In total, officers brought eight dogs to the Humane Society.
“It’s horrible,” Silk said of the puppy in the suitcase. “I don’t understand why anyone would do that.”
The Humane Society said the dog was a stray. They believe Dora is about five years old. Authorities weren’t sure if the pup had a name, so the Humane Society named it: Dawson, Daisy, David, Diana, and Dana. , Della and Diego.
Silk said the dogs were relatively healthy when they arrived at the shelter. His mother was a bit skinny and some puppies had fleas.
Tampa police are seeking information about who put the puppy in the suitcase and why. The agency did not immediately respond to questions about the case, but Silk said investigators had already received some tips.
The Human Society has already received calls from people wanting to adopt puppies, but they’re not ready yet, Silk said. not. Regan Blessinger, marketing and content manager for the Humane Society, said he’ll likely be another month before people can adopt puppies.
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According to Silk, humane societies have taken dogs from many horrific situations in the past. One dog was found thrown in a trash can, but no one was seen zipped up inside a suitcase.
“This is a first for us,” said Blessinger.