Having dogs put to sleep at shelters is not something anyone wants to do. It’s even worse when the dogs comes in with puppies of her own.
But it can be difficult to maintain a shelter when the numbers start becoming more than anyone can handle.
One such dog was brought in with her two six-month old puppies and were placed on the euthanasia list. No one knew what else they could do.
Until a stroke of luck had the dog removed from the list when she served as a surrogate mother for six other puppies that had been recently rescued.
The shelter found an email about a man who was threatening to drown nine pit bull puppies that he had if someone didn’t come to take them.
They had to act fast, and when they responded, he brought them all in.
With no mother to take care of, the shelter decided that the dog could take care of them.
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