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Abused mother dog and her 10 puppies seized in northern B.C. find forever homes

Aura was rescued by the B.C. SPCA and has found a loving home.
February 03, 2021 - 2:30 PM

A four-year-old dog has found a loving home after the B.C. SPCA intervened when it found she was being force-fed drugs by her previous owner.

In October, 2020, a four-year-old German short-haired pointer named Aura and her 10 puppies were seized by the SPCA after a concerned citizen reported the dog was being abused and force-fed drugs and alcohol by her owner. The individual also saw one of the puppies being physically abused, according to the B.C. SPCA in a news release.

The mother dog and puppies were taken to the shelter in Prince George where they received care and attention by staff before they entered foster homes.

Now Aura and her puppies have found loving homes, according to the SPCA.

READ MORE: Mother dog beaten, force-fed drugs and alcohol: B.C. SPCA

Rex as a puppy (left) and Rex now.
Rex as a puppy (left) and Rex now.

“Aura is adjusting to her new life with tons of love and cuddles,” her new owner said via email with the SPCA. “She is a beautiful soul and coming from her prior circumstances, she is doing remarkably well.”

Aura loves running around in their fenced-in two-acre lot when she isn’t out on a hike with her owners.

Her puppies Rex, Ruckle, Marvin, Mo and Odie are also all adapting well to their new homes.

Rex, is “growing like a weed just like the love we have for him,” his owners Theo and Janelle said in the release. “Rex has quite the personality and loves to talk back. We laugh often and try not to when he is in trouble.”

They work with him daily on various training exercises. So far, he can sit down, shake a paw and lay down.

Rex is also a little mischievous.

“He loves stealing our clothes even though he knows he is not supposed to. Rex likes to see what he can get away with which is often. He is a typical puppy, always learning and we love him so much,” they said.

To see how Aura's other puppies are doing, visit the SPCA's website here.

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