Newborn puppies saved from Craigslist horror by rescue agency and police

Newborn puppies saved from Craigslist horror by rescue agency and police


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On Tuesday, Amanda Giese, founder of Panda Paws Rescue, was tipped off to a disturbing situation unfolding on Craigslist in Fontana, Calif.


Newborn puppies saved from Craigslist horror by rescue agency and police


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With no regard for their well-being, a 24-year-old woman was selling three-day-old pit bull puppies through the online site.

Horrified at what was taking place, and the fate of the innocent puppies who were at risk of death, Giese set out to obtain proof of what was taking place via email, text message and verbal confirmation.

As soon as her proverbial ducks were in a row, she contacted the Fontana Police Department for help.

The situation was turned over to Officer Jamie Simmons, who immediately took action.

By 5 p.m. on Tuesday night, Officer Simmons had removed the mother dog and six of her seven puppies, from the woman's custody. She also ensured that the family was placed into medical care with a local veterinary clinic.

Unfortunately, the whereabouts and condition of the seventh puppy, who was sold on Monday, is unknown.

The woman who was attempting to sell these extremely young puppies online is now facing a slew of charges for attempting to sell the infant pit bull puppies online.

As for the rescued family, they have been placed in to foster care and will be flown to Panda Paws Rescue in Vancouver, Wash., as soon as Wings of Rescue is safely able to transport them.

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