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Neighbor Steps In When Family Moves Away & Leaves Pregnant Dog Chained In The Backyard

In Ohio, a pregnant dog was found tied in a backyard, abandoned by her family.

The Backyard Dog Project, a non-profit, all-volunteer group that helps owners improve the quality of life for their outdoor dogs, posted the story on their Facebook page. According to their post, the four-year-old dog named Harley has always lived there in the backyard. And when Harley’s family got evicted and moved out, they just left her tied in the backyard, still wearing a choke chain.

This is where HARLEY was living and abandoned.

Posted by The Backyard Dog Project on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

A neighbor then found Harley, who sheltered herself in a space beneath the boards left in the backyard.

This is where HARLEY crawled down to sleep.

Posted by The Backyard Dog Project on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The kind neighbor then transferred Harley to an enclosure. She took care of Harley, but she couldn’t keep her.

And when it was time for Harley to give birth, the kind neighbor placed her in a heated enclosure with plenty of blankets. And that was where Harley gave birth to 8 puppies.

Watch the video below and see Harley taking care of her newborn pups!

HARLEY and PUPSHARLEY is such a good mama! She’s constantly cleaning and moving her babies!

Posted by The Backyard Dog Project on Tuesday, November 24, 2015


Why is it that some people find it so easy to just leave their dog behind?

Thankfully, the neighbor who’d been taking care of them was willing to look after the family for the next few weeks until they all found their forever homes!

Read more of this story at The Dodo.

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