Pregnant, Abandoned Dog Had To Hide Her 14 Puppies Under An Old House

Andrea A.
27/1/2017

Princess Sophia is one of the uncountable dogs who is abandoned in the Redland zone, close to Miami, Florida.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

In this rural region there are many stray animals, often abandoned by their former families, who no longer wanted them.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

Luckily, the associationRedland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Projectare there to care for these strays, regularly bringing them food. Volunteers feed around 100 dogs each day, reportsThe Dodo. Jessie Pena, vice-president of the organisation, explained:

The puppies and small dogs and pretty dogs — all the adoptables — they go quick. Rescues take them. But the large dogs are almost impossible to move. What we do is feed them. If we find a rescue, we'll go to that area and pick them up.
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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

Princess Sophia was one of those larger, unwanted dogs that nobody wanted. But she was hiding a glorious surprise for the volunteers, who had noticed her picking up weight every week.She was pregnant with puppies.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

She settledherself and her babies in a dark, hidden corner where the volunteers only found her thanks to her babies' cries. They approached the broken-down house under which the family was lying, and discovered a grand total of 14 puppies for which the mom dog would haveto care.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

Princess Sophia waited nearly two hours before approaching the volunteers, before allowing them to take care of her puppies. The little family was taken to the organization's shelter, where they received all the necessary care. In the end, they found a home atBig Dog Ranch Rescue, while waiting to be adopted.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

With Princess Sophia's sad past behind her, she can look forward to a happy life with a loving family. But this is not the case for all the abandoned pups at Redland. Don't hesitate to make a donation to theRedland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project, in order to help them save more dogs who alsodeserve loving homes.

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Source : Redland Rock Pit Abandoned Dog Project

H/t: The Dodo