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Security Camera Shows Man Dumping Sick Puppies In The Middle Of The Night

"They must have been freezing and it’s a miracle that they survived until they were discovered.”

Back in September, Pablo and Penny (then called Pippin and Perdy) were only a few weeks old when someone put them in a bag, brought them to a random neighborhood around 9 at night …

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
RSPCA

… and dumped them over a wall and into someone’s garden. They were abandoned in the freezing cold and rain as if they were nothing but trash, and were discovered around 2:45 a.m. and quickly taken in by the RSPCA

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
RSPCA

“The CCTV clearly shows a man walk past and then stop, before holding a carrier bag over the wall and tipping it out into the garden,” Sally Bamforth, an inspector with the RSPCA, said in a press release. “Then as he walks away, he pauses as the two tiny, disorientated puppies appear from underneath a bush and potter across the lawn. They must have been freezing and it’s a miracle that they survived until they were discovered.” 

When rescuers came to collect the two tiny siblings, they were shocked by what terrible condition they were already in at only a few weeks old. They both had awful skin infections which had caused them to go almost completely bald, and needed immediate medical attention. 

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
RSPCA

It took weeks and weeks of intense treatment to finally get the pups completely healed … 

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
RSPCA

… and once they were all better, they looked like completely different dogs. 

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
Pablo | RSPCA

“To abandon any animal is cruel but to dump these tiny, vulnerable puppies like this is just unspeakable; watching the footage is heartbreaking, anything could have happened to these little pups,” Bamforth said. “I’d like to say a huge thank you to those people who found them and called us so we could get them to a vet.”

Despite everything they’d already been through at such a young age, Pablo and Penny were the sweetest little dogs from the very beginning, and their rescuers knew it wouldn’t be long before they both found the perfect forever homes. Penny was actually being fostered by someone who works at the RSPCA — but when it came time to put her up for adoption, she decided she just couldn’t let the adorable little dog go. 

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned
Penny | RSPCA

“I took her on as a foster in December and honestly had no intention of keeping her,” Sarah Aspinall said in a press release. “I was fully prepared to help her and then ensure she found a great forever home. But when people started ringing to enquire about rehoming her I realized I couldn’t do it — I couldn’t give her away! She was so happy, she loves my other dogs and I couldn’t split them up.”

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned find new homes
Penny | RSPCA

Penny now loves everything about her life with her new family, and has come so far from the tiny, hairless puppy she was when she was so cruelly abandoned. Her brother Pablo has also since found his forever home and is living out his happily ever after, and everyone who knew the little pups is so thrilled for them and their new, wonderful lives. 

puppies thrown over wall and abandoned find new homes
Pablo | RSPCA

“We wanted Pablo after reading his story; we knew we wanted to give him the best possible home and future after his traumatic start in life,” Mhairi Brown, Pablo’s new owner, said in a press release. “He has made himself very much at home and is really a character. He makes us laugh every day with his cheeky antics.” 

If you’d like to help other dogs like Pablo and Penny, you can donate to the RSPCA