Update 8/24/13: Mother and two puppies are safe.
On Monday, a defeated, over-bred black Labrador retriever, along with her two puppies, were brought in to the Park Hills Animal Control, in Park Hills, Mo.
The mother (PH583) is clearly tired from her difficult life - her fur is missing over much of her body, she appears to have had multiple litters of puppies and her entire demeanor, right down to her sad eyes, reflects a life that has been too hard.
Her puppies (PH584 and PH585), who are four months of age, are terrified; they are huddled in fear at the back corner of their kennel run.
The entire family needs to be pulled from this government run facility and taken to a home where they can receive some much needed tender loving care.
Farmington Rescue Friends, a group of three women dedicated to helping increase the visibility of dogs who are at animal control facilities in the area, are hoping that an adopter or rescue agency will step forward to provide this needy family a chance at a happy future.
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