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Kayaker rescues bag of newborn puppies from river

Puppies rescued from river
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UXBRIDGE, Mass. -- A kayaker in Massachusetts found a bag of newborn puppies that were tied up in a grain bag and dropped in the river.

CBS Boston reports the surprise discovery was made near River Road.

Uxbridge Animal Control responded to the call and took the puppies into their care. 

"The puppies are currently being kept together and are being cared for by a professional until they are able to be adopted," an Uxbridge Police spokesman said.

Police are asking for help.

"If you have any information that could lead us to the low life that could commit such a heinous act, contact Officer Benjamin Smoot at Uxbridge PD," the police said.

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