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Two Sick Puppies Take Themselves To A Human Hospital (Video)

Two Sick Puppies Take Themselves To A Human Hospital (Video)

Two emaciated puppies in desperate need of food and medical care took matters into their own “paws” when they walked into a hospital for humans in Corpus Christi, TX. Their rescue turned into a community coming together with help from the hospital, a news crew and an animal shelter.

When the puppy pair walked through the glass doors of Christus Spohn Hospital Shoreline last week they headed directly into the lobby where they waited patiently for help, alongside their human counterparts.

Jim Cato M.D. and his staff took pity on the skinny littermates and brought them into an office area where the dogs were given bits of sausage and bacon to ease their hunger. Next the staff directed their attention to the Yellow Pages, as they set about the task of finding an animal rescue group that would accept the puppies.

The Gulf Coast Humane Society Corpus Christi agreed to take the puppy pals, if someone would bring them to the shelter. By that time a news team from Kiii TV was on hand reporting the incident, so they decided to give the dogs a ride.

Dr. Cato and staff said their goodbyes and loaded the puppies into the back of the news crew vehicle. A few minutes later, the sleepy dogs were placed in comfortable crates at the Humane Society. They will be examined by a veterinarian, but expectations are high they will be ready for adoption in a few weeks.

Click Here to see the Kiii TV video.

 

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5:26PM PDT on Jul 31, 2015

And "some" humans call them dumb animals. These puppies knew just where to go and what to do. Bless their hearts.

3:54PM PDT on Jul 30, 2015

This reminds me of a dog who walked on summer day into my classroom through the open door to the playground as it was quite hot. Needless with a class of over 30 six year olds she caused some chaos. The school was surrounded by high-rise blocks and the kids all claimed she lived in 'their' block. By the bins at the bottom. The police said they would take her to a shelter. When I enquired what then, the answer was - if not adopted within 7 days...They need not say anymore. I arranged for the janitor to keep her until the end of the day. And then took her home. Where she nibbled all the windowsills, ripped out the seal of the fridge, ruined my oven door etc... I called her Binny. The vet said she was about 2 years old. And had marks on her back that he had never come across. Only thing it could be he said is cigarette burns. She had 8. She never really liked men especially if they wore a hat. She lived another 15 pampered years.
She lived for another 15 years

8:53AM PDT on Jul 30, 2015

Excellent! Positive news stories are a treat to read!

7:56AM PDT on Jul 30, 2015

Clever indeed!! They certainly went to the right place, and rescued themselves by making such a good choice;-)

10:56AM PDT on Jul 26, 2015

thanks

1:55AM PDT on Jul 26, 2015

Clever pups, i wish them luck.

2:44AM PDT on Jul 23, 2015

Thanks

5:45AM PDT on Jul 21, 2015

tyfs

7:11PM PDT on Jul 19, 2015

so lovely, clever puppies. i hope they find a forever home too, thanks for sharing

1:13AM PDT on Jul 17, 2015

yay

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