TAMPA, Fla. — After being found inside a closed suitcase outside a vacation rental, six puppies, along with their mom and another puppy found separately, are being taken care of by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
On Wednesday, according to the shelter, two Tampa Police Department officers found a dog and her puppy running in a busy neighborhood off Spruce Street near Dale Mabry Highway.
After taking them to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, the officers returned to the area to investigate and heard squeals coming from a closed suitcase sitting outside a vacation rental.
To their surprise, after opening the suitcase the officers found six puppies inside.
“We don’t know the details of what happened and why they were put in there. It’s awful,” said Regan Blessinger with the humane society. “We don’t want people to do that. We will take puppies, so if you have