puppies believed to have been only a few hours old have been rescued after being found dumped in the woods.The newborn dogs, who it is thought could be French bulldogs, were found still attached to their umbilical cords by a member of the public walking through Beeley Woods in Sheffield, the Daily Mirror reports.They were then rushed to a nearby vets and are now in the care of the Sheffield branch of the RSPCA, whose deputy chief inspector Sara Jordan said: "The two male and three female puppies were only hours old with their umbilical cords still attached and were extremely vulnerable.
They were also very cold. READ MORE: Furious mum's ingenious payback on car that always parks in her drive"Staff at the vets warmed them up slowly before they were taken into the care of the RSPCA Sheffield branch.
Each of the pups were given to one of five dedicated volunteers who will now foster a pup and are now hand-rearing them round-the-clock."Sara herself is one of those who has taken on a pup and is busy feeding him every couple of hours along with fellow RSPCA inspector Leanne Booth.The RSPCA is now investigating to find out who is responsible for abandoning the puppies.Sara added: "I am keen to hear from anyone who may know who is responsible for abandoning these puppies in such an irresponsible way.
They were so young and vulnerable and if left much longer they could have easily died."Times are tough at the moment and we understand that many families are struggling to cope and we fear that we’ll see many, many more pets being relinquished to charities or abandoned because their owners simply don’t know where to turn. To stay up to date with all the latest news, make sure you sign up to one of our newsletters here."But.Read more on dailystar.co.uk