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Rescuers Go the Extra Mile to Save Freezing Puppies

Rescuers Go the Extra Mile to Save Freezing Puppies

Recently, some kind-hearted individuals dedicated four hours to saving a litter of puppies trapped beneath an abandoned house in Missouri.

According to Michelle Lascon, the Director of the Kansas City Protective Animal Welfare Society (KC PAWS), the shelter successfully rescued a group of six puppies in January.

Although the exact breed of the puppies remains unknown, the shelter suspects that they might have some German Shepherd, Akita, or Husky in them.

A concerned local woman alerted the shelter after spotting the dogs seeking shelter under the abandoned house during the cold weather. The shelter wasted no time in responding to the call for help.


Todays #rescuestory was one of our craziest yet. We spent 4 hours in a frozen crawl space to save 6 #puppies who were under an abandoned house during a deadly cold snap. We need help with these kids vetting! Please donate at! #sharethis #dogsofttiktok #dogrescue #puppytiktok #followandlike #summer #donate #nonprofit #community #animalrescue

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Upon arrival, rescuers found no sign of the mother dog. Despite the challenging circumstances, they persevered in their mission to save the frightened puppies, who kept evading capture.

Describing the rescue as a tough endeavor due to the confined space and the skittish behavior of the puppies, Lascon emphasized the physical strain the volunteers endured.

Although the rescue operation was demanding, volunteers at KC PAWS expressed relief that the puppies were now safe and sound.

Sharing the rescue on TikTok, the shelter documented the puppies’ journey from the cold and darkness under the house to a warm and welcoming shelter environment.

Two days later, the mother dog was located by animal rescuers, bringing a sense of completion to the rescue mission.

The officials at KC PAWS recounted the joy of saving the mother dog, noting her immediate appreciation for the rescue and care provided.


Momma has been found! Thank you to everyone who is following their journey! Momma has heartworms and will need treatment, if youd like to donate please visit! #rescuestory #sharethis #puppies #dogsofttiktok #dogrescue #reunited #followandlike #donate #nonprofit #notyouraverageshelter #animalrescue #storytime

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Providing an update on the puppies’ well-being, Lascon mentioned that they are thriving and will soon be available for adoption, along with their mother.

Source: Fox News

Addressing the broader issue of stray dogs struggling to survive in harsh weather conditions, Lascon highlighted the challenges posed by pet overpopulation and the need for responsible pet ownership in the community.

Emma, who has a journalism education, enthusiastically writes articles for our dog blog. She combines her love for writing with her deep fondness for dogs to create engaging and informative content. Emma's work reflects her commitment to sharing heartwarming stories and valuable insights about our beloved canine companions.