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Shelter Seeks Good Home for Abandoned Pit Bull Puppies

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A shelter in San Clemente is trying to find good homes for a group of pit bull puppies that were found in December after being abandoned, reports KTLA.

The puppies were discovered in a crate with their mother just before Christmas, and taken by a Good Samaritan to the San Clemente/Dana Point Animal Shelter. There were 12 of them, and they were all sick with Parvo at the time of their rescue. Two didn't make it, notes KTLA, but the rest are getting better after being cared for 24/7 by shelter employees.

Before heading home with a new family, the puppies will need about six more weeks of care. Anyone interested in helping or adopting the puppies can call Susan Walshe of the Pet Project Foundation at 949-422-4271 or Terry Burns at 949-257-8193. Contributions to the puppy's care -- which has cost $30,000 already -- can be made at the Pet Project's website or mailed to: Pet Project Foundation, P.O. Box 5678, San Clemente, CA, 92674.