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Beagle Puppy Squeezes Sister With All His Heart After Harrowing Beginning

Written by: Julie Hunt
Julie Hunt is an avid dog lover and writer for, and has a background as a veterinary technician. She rescued a beautiful former bait dog named Rory.Read more
| Published on April 24, 2024

Even the most experienced rescuers find themselves in situations where their hearts break a little more for the animals they find. In this case, a family of four Beagle puppies was tragically abandoned in a dumpster, left to fend for themselves by an unknown individual. When the Halifax Dog Squad (HDS) from Virginia discovered the puppies, they were visibly dismayed by the sight of these helpless infants struggling alone. Fortunately, the rescue team arrived in time to save them. Without any trace of their history or owner, it was apparent that the puppies were not wanted by whoever left them.

Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina/Facebook

Isolated in a location with slim chances of rescue, the puppies cried out for assistance without their mother nearby. HDS quickly coordinated with another organization to ensure the puppies received the care they needed. They were soon transferred to Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina, a group dedicated to rescuing and rehoming Beagles. Here, they received names inspired by Paw Patrol characters: Sky, Sweetie, Rocky, and Zuma.

Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina/Facebook

Upon their arrival, Triangle Beagle Rescue (TBR) shared on Facebook, “Meet Sky, Sweetie, Zuma, and Rocky. They came to us today from the Halifax Dog Squad, Inc. after being found abandoned in a dumpster. They have scratched and bitten most of their hair off, are full of sores, and one pup is most likely blind.” The team also posted an update video showing the puppies safe and sound within their facility. Generous community donations facilitated immediate veterinary care for the puppies.


Meet beagle puppies Sky, Sweetie, Zuma, and Rocky. They came to the rescue after being found abandoned in a dumpster. They have visited the Dogtor and have had a couple weeks of healing. Stay tuned for more pup-dates. If you would like to be part of their transformation story by making a donation to their vet care, Venmo @trianglebeaglerescue #beagle #beagles #beaglesoftiktok #houndhouse #puppy #puppies #rescuedog

♬ The Good Part – AJR

Originally, the puppies had lost much of their fur and suffered from numerous sores requiring ongoing care and medicated baths. Thankfully, further examination revealed no serious health issues, and the pup suspected of blindness turned out to have vision after all. Quickly, they adapted to their new environment and caregivers.

Triangle Beagle Rescue of North Carolina/Facebook

Despite their traumatic start, the pups quickly fell in love with their new surroundings at TBR, not letting their past affect their charming nature. It’s difficult to imagine that just days before, they were close to a tragic end. Now rescued, they will never face abandonment again. They will spend more time healing and learning essential social skills and manners under the care of their rescuers, preparing them for eventual adoption.

With their endearing personalities and friendly disposition, it’s expected that these puppies will soon find loving forever homes. Good luck to the real-life Paw Patrol, whose future now looks incredibly bright! The puppies’ updated photos are posted below.

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