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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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12:18AM PST on Feb 23, 2015

Thank you for sharing .

4:58AM PST on Feb 22, 2015

Every happy story like this is another small victory for animal welfare. One step at a time........It seems such slow progress, but when one reads about the actrocities one hundred years ago, we have come a long way. Keep fighting for justice, you in your small corner, and I in mine.

7:23PM PST on Feb 14, 2015

I saw some of them went to the vets themselves. thanks

12:27PM PST on Feb 13, 2015


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12:28AM PST on Feb 13, 2015

What smart little pups blessed with a stroke of luck by wandering into a hospital where the people actually cared. Hope they get adopted together and have a beautiful long happy life...Thank you for posting...

♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥*♥˚☻Love & Peace☻go with☻you all.☻˚♥*♥(✿◠‿◠✿)♥

1:34PM PST on Feb 11, 2015

Hopefully these lucky pup's will get to stay together. Thanks for sharing but no video.

6:46PM PST on Feb 6, 2015

Maravillosa historia,demuestra la inteligencia de los animales,y que razonan,gracias

5:56AM PST on Feb 1, 2015

Those puppies happened to be a lucky pair but think about all those unlucky animals that don't make it...

3:07AM PST on Jan 22, 2015

thanks for the story and the help they received from the humans !:) hope they get rehomed together

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