Twelve puppies, two mothers rescued from blazing hot weather conditions in Youngstown
Twelve puppies along with two mother dogs were rescued by Animal Charity in Ohio after being found unattended in 89 degree weather without any food, water or shelter.
Animal Charity Coordinator, Jane MacMurchy tells 21 News that all 14 of the dogs are in the custody of Animal Charity and will be monitored very closely for the next several days.
MacMurchy tells us that all of the dogs were extremely dehydrated, and one of the mothers was so dehydrated that her milk supply is in jeopardy.
MacMurchy says this is an ongoing investigation, so information about potential charges and suspects is not available at this time.
In the meantime, MacMurchy is reminding folks that with rising temperatures, it's more important than ever that you make sure that your pets are not left in the heat unattended for long periods of time.
"Temperatures are rising, so we need to be more diligent about pets in the heat," MacMurchy said.