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The family made the shocking discovery when they came across the six pups dumped in a tied bag

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The rescued puppies

The rescued puppies

The rescued puppies

This is the group of six abandoned puppies that were found by a family out walking in Longford. 

The family made the shocking discovery when they came across the six pups dumped in a tied bag earlier this week.

The Roscommon branch of SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) told how they were alerted to the fact that a bag had been found in a woodland area between Longford town and Ballinalee on Tuesday, January 4.

Posting on Facebook, a spokesperson said: "A family out walking came across a bag tied at the top, looked inside and found six puppies. They are around ten weeks old. The female puppies are quite thin but otherwise healthy."

Roscommon SPCA had the puppies vet checked.

"They have been flea and wormed, first vaccination and microchipped," they revealed. "They are all healthy."

They believe the puppies may be Beagle cross breed and five of them will be available for rehoming in a couple of days.

UPDATE The puppies are doing great and have lovely characters. They went up on our website yesterday for rehoming, we...

Posted by Roscommon SPCA on Friday, January 7, 2022

One of the six is to remain with the family that found them while the others will be advertised on the Roscommon SPCA website.

Roscommon SPCA says that any donation towards the welfare of the puppies will be greatly appreciated.

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