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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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10:13PM PDT on Apr 15, 2014

Great story...Awesome puppies!!!!

5:08AM PDT on Jun 24, 2013

WOW!! That's just awesome!!!

4:36AM PDT on Jun 23, 2013

Les animaux savent d'instinct ce qu'il leur faut pour combler leurs besoins. Nous en avons un très bon exemple ici. Merci à ceux qui se sont occupés d'eux.

3:34PM PDT on Jun 22, 2013

I love this! I'm so glad these pups have gotten the help and love they deserve. I would love a follow up story on them now. I also hope they were adopted together. Sweet little babies. Thank God for them and the people who have helped and loved them.

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6:59AM PDT on Jun 16, 2013

W e don't credit animals with the undoubted intelligence they have.
I have a bird house in the back garden which has been targeted recently by a flock of rowdy greedy rooks which I chase off. The other birds have learnt not to bother flying away they know it is the rooks being chased!

6:14AM PDT on Jun 16, 2013

Lovely story, no matter the age. Very clever little pups

6:32AM PDT on Jun 15, 2013

Did anyone look at the DATE of this article?
February 9, 2012
11:51 am
I am quite sure these puppies have homes by now. It's almost a year and a half since this was written. Makes me wonder if Care2 has ANY current stories to write about or if they just keep re-cycling them to make people feel bad for these poor kittens and puppies and other animals who have LONG ago found good homes or have died. Come one Care2.....write about something that is CURRENTLY of interest. Something we can perhaps actually DO something about instead of just saying....awe...that's a shame...sure hope they "find" a home or get well. It's history for this story.

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