Newborn puppies found in garbage can
For Hub City Times
MARSHFIELD – On Feb. 28 at 3:15 p.m., Marshfield Police were dispatched regarding the “sound of kittens” coming from a garbage can in the 800 block of East Fourth Street.
Upon arrival, police discovered eight newborn puppies that had been discarded in a garbage bag in the trash can.
The bag was removed and the puppies were transported to the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter.
Subsequently, a 56-year-old Marshfield male was arrested and transported to the police department. Misdemeanor charges for mistreatment of animals and abandonment of animals were requested through the Wood County District Attorney’s office for Robert M. Wild.
The puppies are doing well and may be up for adoption in the coming months.