Prague Police Find Abandoned Puppies in Suitcases

Prague Police Find Abandoned Puppies in Suitcases

A policeman patrolling Prague 5 made an unusual find yesterday afternoon when passing by a series of suitcases and a plastic bag strewn across a park pathway. 

The officer immediately noticed something was wrong when he heard cries emanating from within the bags, according to

Upon opening the zipped suitcases, he found a total of eight puppies younger than two months old.

The discovery was captured on video: 

The officer immediately notified animal control, who transported the puppies to the Trója Dog Shelter. No signs of animal abuse were detected. 

“The puppies had mild hypothermia and it was apparent that they were underfed. Now, they are very lively and enjoying the warmth,” said shelter manager Václav Steinbauer.  

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Dave Park

David Park was born and raised in Baltimore and has been living in the Czech Republic since 2009 after studying journalism in Prague. No stranger to controversial topics, feel free to comment on his articles and let him know how you *really* feel.

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