German shepherd cross lurchers had lice and worms.
The RSPCA is appealing for information after six puppies were dumped near the canal in Rishton, Lancashire.
The three boys and three girls - thought to be German shepherd cross lurchers - were found last Tuesday (23 January) in a compound used for storing cars on Harwood Road.
RSPCA inspector Nina Small said: “The owner of the compound confined the puppies in a car until I could get there.
“When I opened the car door they were all huddled together on the back seat....more