NOTE: This content is old - Published: Monday, Dec 17th, 2012.
Six very young Staffordshire bull terrier puppies were recently found in a cardboard box in the Broughton area of Wrexham.
They were found by a member of the public outside a yellow shop in Victoria Road on 12 December. It is likely that they had been left there overnight. The male and female puppies were about six weeks old and were hypothermic. One of the animals is still very unwell and it is likely that she will die of hypothermia.
RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas said “This was a bitterly cold night, with temperatures plunging to -3 in Wrexham and these puppies were only a few weeks old. It’s unbelievable that someone could be so callous as to abandon them to the elements and abdicate all responsibility.
“It’s vital that we hear from someone who knows something of this incident.”
The puppies are now in RSPCA care.
The RSPCA also added this note to the release: “To help the RSPCA investigate cases like this, you can give £3 now by texting HELP to 78866 (Text costs £3 + one standard network rate message)”
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