Abandoned and starving puppies now 'doing great'

The dogs found starving and abandoned by the roadside near Cookstown are all reported to be ‘doing great’.

Monday, 14th October 2019, 5:30 pm
Pets looking for their owner.

Three pups - understood to be Belgian Malinois or Dutch Herders - were found by a man in the Tullywiggan area last Friday.Another puppy was located by a woman on Saturday afternoon. They were all taken to Drumbonaway Kennels, near Stewartstown, where they are being looked after and said to be getting better.A spokesperson for the kennels said the owner has not come forward to claim the dogs which are believed to be between 12 and 14 weeks old.“They have been de-wormed, de-flead and are under heat at minute,” she said. “They are eating and sleeping well.”The spokesperson said lots of people had been in contact with them expressing a willingness to provide a home.“The cruel owner has not got in touch but we see this type of thing everyday.”