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Puppies With ‘Free’ Sign Left By Hectic Road, Guy Hurried Over

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for iHeartDogs.com, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on July 1, 2024

In an era where the harshness of the world often overshadows acts of genuine kindness, it’s stories like these that bring a glimmer of hope and a reminder of the good that still exists. This narrative unfolds with a YouTube personality named Jacob Feder, who, upon stumbling upon an online post about seven puppies left in a Miami parking lot, was moved to action. Determined to find and rescue the young canines, Jacob, accompanied by his sister Hannah, rushed to the specified location.

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Upon their arrival, Jacob and Hannah discovered the puppies and quickly ushered all seven into their car. During the journey, the siblings noted that some of the puppies suffered from mange, a concern, albeit a treatable one, which meant a visit to the veterinarian was imminent. Jacob captured the rescue on video, expressing his dismay at the abandonment, “Honestly, it’s just so sad and sickening that someone would just abandon these guys on the side of the road.”

Contrary to what might be expected from such a traumatic experience, the puppies displayed cheerful and energetic demeanors throughout the car ride, even though one of the puppies’ actions in the car led Hannah to suspect they were also suffering from worms.

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Once at home, Jacob and Hannah set up a pen for the puppies and started planning their immediate care. They identified that the litter consisted of two females and five males and made a public appeal for adoption. They prepared a hearty meal for the puppies, which proved to be a slightly chaotic yet joyous affair as they tried to herd the excited bunch into a second pen for feeding.

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After the meal, the siblings administered flea treatments, a necessary but time-consuming task. Jacob noted the puppies’ swollen bellies, a common indicator of worms, and reassured that the puppies relaxed as they realized they were being handled with care.

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While the video is left open whether all the puppies found their forever homes, Jacob’s commitment was clear—he and Hannah would not stop until each one was placed in a loving home. We have no doubt that since filming, all the puppies have found loving families. The rescue of these seven puppies highlights not only the plight of abandoned animals but also the profound impact of those who choose to intervene, offering a beacon of hope and a testament to the power of compassion in a world that often seems devoid of it.

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