SCRAPS investigating fatal neglect of two puppies

SPOKANE, Wash. — SCRAPS needs help identifying any suspects in an animal cruelty incident that left two puppies dead.

A SCRAPS officer was called to a plastic bin with seven puppies inside, abandoned on the side of the road near Cannon and Sixth Avenue. They were reportedly freezing, scared and covered in excrement.

‼️ANIMAL CRUELTY INVESTIGATION‼️ – We need your help!

Yesterday, one of our Animal Protection Officers picked up seven…

Posted by SCRAPS on Thursday, November 12, 2020

SCRAPS says they were taken in and hospitalized, but two succumbed to neglect and died.

Anyone with information on the puppies is urged to call SCRAPS at (509) 477-2532, or email SCRAPS@spokanecounty.org.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article reported all seven of the puppies died; only two died.