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At Lake Tahoe, volunteers save puppies thrown in trash moments after birth

Volunteers are nursing six newborn puppies that were thrown away in the trash mere hours after being born, working to save the dogs’ lives.

A man found a box of 10 puppies in a trash bin near a South Lake Tahoe gas station about 2:30 p.m. July 23, said Becky Goodman, executive director of the Pet Network Humane Society.

After making several calls, the man connected with Pet Network and drove the puppies to the Incline Village nonprofit animal shelter.

The dogs arrived about 5:30 p.m., and staffers and volunteers worked into the night to feed them formula and keep …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Aug 3, 2013 06:19PM Published Aug 1, 2013 04:51PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.