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One other pet stolen from mother Godiva has been returned in D.C.


One other stolen pet has been returned after he and 6 litter mates have been stolen from their mom in Washington.

Officers with the Humane Rescue Alliance stated Tuesday a fourth pet — named Apollo — has been reunited along with his mother, Godiva, and three different siblings — Link, Glitter and Aries. Apollo was introduced Monday evening to the humane rescue workplaces along with his favourite toy lamb chop.

Authorities stated they’re “working with the household who unsuspectingly” purchased Apollo and introduced him to them. As soon as he’s older and stronger and might be separated from his mother and littermates, they stated, they plan to return him to that household.

However Godiva’s three remaining puppies are nonetheless lacking and officers stated they’re nonetheless making an attempt to get them again.

The story of the stolen puppies began in mid-July when Godiva, malnourished and pregnant, was picked up by the humane rescue alliance. It cared for her and she or he efficiently bore a litter of seven puppies in early August.

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Godiva, a 1-year-old that’s believed to be a Labrador combine, was transferred to a foster dwelling so she may very well be along with her 5-week-old puppies.

However in late August, rescue officers bought a name {that a} canine was discovered tied to a pole outdoors a house on Crittenden Avenue NE. They bought the canine and realized it was Godiva. However she was with out her pups.

After a search at one other dwelling within the 4800 block of North Capitol Avenue NE, they discovered one of many seven puppies. The three others have been returned over the previous couple of days to the rescue group.

Investigators on the humane rescue alliance have given few particulars in regards to the case as a result of they stated it’s underneath investigation they usually’re making an attempt to determine how, why and at what level Godiva was separated from her puppies.

Anybody with a tip can name humane rescue officers at 202-723-5730.

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