"The animals appear to have been abandoned along a rural stretch of (the highway) with no houses nearby," according to RCMP. "Human tracks were located where the puppies were found. Police feared for the well-being and the safety of the animals and were brought in to foster care."
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Elk Point RCMP at (780) 724-3964.
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