In Asbury Park, New Jersey, more than a dozen dogs and newborn puppies were discovered in an abandoned home on Sunday evening. The dogs had been left in a sweltering garage with no air conditioning, no access to food or water and with only one small window open for any air circulation.
According to the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), the Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Control Units, the Asbury Park Police Department discovered the dogs.
“Upon entry, we found one of the puppies laying lifeless on the hot concrete – he was immediately rushed to GSVS Pet Hospital of treatment, the rest of the dogs followed for medical assessment,” the organization posted on their Facebook page along with multiple photos of the rescued dogs and puppies.
Three of the adult dogs rescued ate and drank ravenously when offered food and water. It is not known when any of the dogs had access to food or water.
Aside from one puppy in critical care, all of the dogs and puppies are at the Monmouth County SPCA where they will be cared for until further notice.
Anyone with information about these dogs, is asked to contact the Monmouth County Animal Cruelty hotline at 877.898.7297. You can remain anonymous.
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