6 Bulldog Puppies Found in Suitcase

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Six English Bulldog puppies were found stuffed inside a suitcase in an alley in Toldeo, Ohio. According to The (Toledo) Blade, Howard Davis allegedly tried to abandon the dogs and their mother, but forgot he had a luggage tag with his information on it attached to the canvas suitcase.

A Toledo Area Humane Society officer filed two counts of abandonment against Davis, one for the adult dog and one for the six puppies. The puppies were discovered by onlookers who unzipped the bag to free them. The onlookers told officials that they had found the bag zipped closed and the mother, Maddie, standing by it. Dog wardens came to the site and brought the mother and her pups to the Humane Society.

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Davis told John Dinion of the Toledo Area Humane Society that he hadn't abandoned the dogs, but had instead given them to someone in Michigan. However, witnesses confirmed that Davis was in the process of moving and had been trying to sell the puppies. The level of offenses Davis will face is unclear, but he will be issued a citation and given a court date.

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Maddie and her puppies will be going to a foster home by the end of the week. Officials say the dogs won't be available for adoption for at least a month, but because they are part of a cruelty case, that time may be extended.

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Bowers739

This picture is the actual picture of the puppies and the suitcase they were found in. The man dropped them off behind a city building. There have already been so many calls about the puppies they will all be in loving homes soon enough.

April 20 2012 at 9:39 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Sugarrrrush

~Oh the saddest of sights in a world of sin
Is the little lost pup with his tail tucked in:(

April 12 2012 at 3:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Sugarrrrush

Oh the saddest of sights in a world of sin
Is the little lost pup with his tail tucked in

April 12 2012 at 3:43 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ketervin

I agree with and applaud all the previous comments. We are a loving family with 5 adopted kittens that were abandoned 2 years ago in a church parking lot. It's a miracle that they survived and weren't hurt by some predator or a hungry hawk. At the time, my husband, Paul, and I had two Welsh Corgis and a 90 pound Boxer we "inherited" after Paul's precious Mom passed away. Every day, camera in hand, I snap wonderful photos of our menagerie playing or sleeping together. When my sons come home they always bring their tiny, white fluffy dog, Sammy. Before you can count to ten they are all sniffing, checking out the new visitor, and playing tag! Never, not even once, have I witnessed aggression other than a hiss here and a hiss there from one of the kittens. There are no bad cats or dogs, just people who lack compassion and heart.

April 12 2012 at 2:47 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
donchik

There are much worse people out there. He at least attached their mom to them and didn't drown them. Seems like he was hoping they will be found and rescued. Still dumb ass but on the scale of things Michael Vick is much worse. By the way, those pups are adorable but they are not English Bulldogs. They are pits or American Bulldogs to some other bully mix.

April 12 2012 at 2:29 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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FAMILIA GARCIA

I think that the picture is actually some file photo and not of the actual abandoned dogs. They look way too healthy to be the dogs from the story. Reporters do often mistake on dog breeds though. Many of the stories of pit-bull attacks for example are really dogs that are some kind of pit-bull mix. Most pits are gentle and that is why they used to be known as "nanny dogs". People who use pits for fighting will often breed them with other, more aggressive breeds to get the aggression of that breed with the strength and power of the pit; those people need to be locked up for life though and see how they like it.

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Bowers739

This is the actual picture of the puppies. They are English Bulldog pups.

April 20 2012 at 9:37 PM Report abuse rate up rate down
Cristina

I would take all of the puppies and the mom!! I would not want to separate them! How mean can a person be? I love animals more than people! and this is the reason why!!!!

April 12 2012 at 2:20 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
SKEET/

OMG! I'm in California, but if I was in Ohio I'd be there in a flash to pick up some puppies!

April 12 2012 at 2:10 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
meronabebe00

Some people are so cruel.

April 12 2012 at 2:05 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Susan

What a terrible thing to do to these adorable and defenseless mother and babies. I would love to take one home to add to my family which includes my own English Bulldog. Praise to the bystanders who took care of the situation and glad to hear of justice for the dogs!

April 12 2012 at 2:03 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
rickcraft55

It takes a sick sob to do something like this.

April 12 2012 at 1:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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