TETERBORO, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — More than two dozen puppies, both French and English bulldogs, were found stuffed in the back of a hot van in northern New Jersey over the weekend.
The Bergen County Animal Shelter says when they were called to an area Walmart parking lot, they couldn’t believe what they were seeing.
As CBS2’s Erin Logan reported, a total of 26 puppies were rescued from a van parked outside the Walmart Supercenter in Garfield.
“They were literally on top of each other,” Bergen County Director of Animal Services Deborah Yankow said.
Yankow said the pups were in two crates. When investigators from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals were called for immediate assistance Saturday afternoon, she didn’t know what to expect.
“It was a ninety degree day, they were all overheated,” Yankow said. “They’re all short nosed puppies which have a very serious reaction to heat normally, let alone in …