And that was only the beginning of their happy ending.
A local news channel, ABC7, features homeless pets on their news segment called Perfect Pets. When they heard about the bridge puppies, they knew they had to have them come in ... for the sake of the puppies, and the news anchors who would get to play with them.
During their time at the studio, the puppies did anything but blend into the background. "They raised hell and charmed the pants off everyone - we had to pry one out of the arms of the anchor for the segment," Finnegan Dowling, the social media manager at HSSV, told The Dodo.
And she definitely wasn't exaggerating.
From the moment they arrived in style ...