Sacramento SPCA found a surprise on their doorstep! There sat an abandoned pit bull and her litter of ten puppies. The mama dog faithfully huddled around them until help arrived.
Because of her devotion to the adorable babies, the entire family is now safe and sound in a new happy home.
Her perseverance is an example of devoted motherhood.
When staffers arrived in the morning to the Sacramento SPCA they found an abandoned pit bull mother and her 10 tiny babies, with no owner in sight.
The babies were just days old and the mother was bleeding indicating that she had been dropped off shortly after giving birth to them.
There was no food or water left to nourish the new mother.
She was also left unleashed, so she could have easily walked away from the litter to seek help, and leave her babies.
The dog was unwavering in her sense of motherly duty and she stayed put until help arrived.
The shelter was happy to take them in, but nervous about how they would be able to foster such a huge family.
After all, eleven mouths to feed is difficult to handle for most foster families. But at this stage of their lives, the puppies could not be separated from their mom.
Fortunately for the family, mom and puppies were able to find a foster dad who was thrilled to take on the new family.
The Abandoned Pit Bull mom had an incredibly sweet disposition despite being abandoned. She was so friendly and even let them gently handle her newborns.
The family will live with their doting foster father for the next several months. Until the puppies are able to be separated and adopted to loving households.
Until that time, their foster dad is having a blast sharing their adorable photos on social media.
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