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Pets Inc. in Columbia, South Carolina needs lactating dog to nurse orphaned pups

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PETS, Inc.-The Carolinas Humane Society located in Columbia, South Carolina, let people know today that Pearl, a long-haired Dachshund with 4 puppies died last night and the search is on for a lactating dog to nurse the orphaned puppies.

Supporters of PETS, Inc.-The Carolinas Humane Society learned that at this time the puppies are being bottle fed.

The following details were shared on the Facebook page of PETS, Inc.-

Heartbreaking news from PETS, Inc. ... Pearl, the long-hair Dachshund died peacefully last night leaving four 2 day old puppies with little hope of survival unless we find a nursing dog to serve as their surrogate mom. They are being bottle-fed at this time but that will not be sufficient for long. They need a mommy dog. Please share this post with others who might know of a lactating dog in the Columbia, SC area.

Anyone who knows of a lactating dog that could help, please call Jackie at 803-407-8053. Also, Jackie provided her email address: Jackie.petsinc@yahoo.com.

The PETS Inc. Adoption Center is located at 300 Orchard Drive, West Columbia, SC 29171. The hours someone is available are from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday. On Saturdays the hours are from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. The PETS Inc. Adoption Center's hours for Sunday are from 12 p.m. until 8 p.m.

To date, PETS Inc. has rescued more than 55,000 cats and dogs. Also to their credit-more than 60,000 pets have been spayed and neutered.

Those wanting to learn more about PETS Inc. and their activities may want to visit website by using this link.

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