A 4-year-old Pit Bull named Elle was in the middle of giving birth when she was pushed out of the car on a vacant lot in North Toledo. Two newborn puppies were with her and she was in excruciating pain while trying to birth the rest. A passerby witnessed this horrific incident and called the authorities. Elle was taken in by Toledo Area Humane Society for emergency care.

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At the hospital, an X-ray revealed that the third puppy was stuck in her birth canal. She was rushed for an emergency C-section where she gave birth to the rest of her puppies. However, 5 of the 9 puppies did not make it. Elle is dehydrated and underweight, and is currently receiving care along with her surviving puppies.

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The authorities are looking for the owner of a maroon 4-door sedan who supposedly flung the birthing dog out of the car. The owner could have easily saved Elle a lot of pain if he/she had brought her in for timely medical attention. But dumping her mercilessly means the owner would face a variety of animal cruelty charges when caught, both felony and misdemeanor.

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The officers have asked the public to extend help in the identification of the owner. Any tips can be relayed to the humane society’s cruelty department at 419-891-9777. Alternatively, a cruelty report can also be filled up here. Let’s spread the word and help find the perpetrator of this horrendous crime.

Click the video below to watch a report on Elle and her puppies.