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'They were filthy, hot, thirsty and hungry': Puppies found abandoned in carrier along Portage County road during extreme heat

The APL says these pups were found in a carrier near the Sheetz and Ravenna High School area.

RAVENNA, Ohio — The Portage County Animal Protective League says a group of puppies approximately six weeks old are now in their custody after being found abandoned in Monday’s extreme heat.

“It is hard to believe that someone would leave puppies in a carrier on the side of the road on a sweltering day like today, but they did,” the Portage County APL posted on Facebook alongside a photo of the puppies.

The APL says these pups were found in a carrier near the Sheetz and Ravenna High School area.

“They were filthy, hot, thirsty and hungry,” the APL's post continued.

Although the puppies are not yet available for adoption, the Portage County APL is asking anybody who recognizes the puppies or information about the situation to contact their office at 330-296-4022.

It is hard to believe that someone would leave puppies in a carrier on the side of the road on a sweltering day like...

Posted by Portage Animal Protective League on Wednesday, June 15, 2022

“We're grateful they are here and safe,” they wrote. “Thank you to the people who found them and brought them in. This is why we are here.”

No additional details were immediately available, but stay with 3News as we will update this story if more information is released.

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Editor's note: Video in the player above was originally published in a previous pets story on June 15, 2022.

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