Over two dozen French bulldog puppies rescued from back of sweltering truck

Two Houston men have been jailed and charged with animal cruelty after authorities rescued more than two dozen French bulldog puppies from the back cargo area of a sweltering truck on Thursday. Adam Darwish, 19, and Mahmoud Eid, 18, were arrested and transferred to a Texarkana jail.

According to WloxNews13, the Texas Department of Public Safety troopers stopped a Penske moving truck Darwish and Eid had been driving for a traffic violation. Troopers noticed the roll gate in the back of the truck was partially opened and when they walked to the rear of the vehicle to investigate, found 14 pet crates holding 28 French bulldog puppies. There was no food or water available for the puppies and temperatures registered up to 121 degrees. The puppies were struggling to breathe – one pup had already died.

Animal control officers were called, and the puppies were rushed to a nearby school where officials tried to cool them down before transporting them to a local veterinarian hospital.

The puppies are not expected to be available for adoption until the investigation is completed reported the Texarkana Gazette. Darwish and Eid are charged with 28 counts of animal cruelty.Bail was set at $2,500 on each of the 28 misdemeanor counts. Both defendants have been released on bond.

(Photo of puppies screenshot via 13 News)




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5 replies
  1. Gizmos Mommy says:

    Get a clue — those ugly, neanderthal looking savage, money grabbing maggots are NOT men. They don’t even qualify as human beings because they know absolutely nothing about being human. Therefore, they don’t deserve to be accorded any rights given to people.

  2. Marni Montanez says:

    It’s all about money………………..the torture of animals is about money or someone’s lack of control issues

  3. Adrienne says:

    I am sure they didn’t even know that one pup had died and probably would have continued their drive until they got to where they wanted to dump the pups off at to sell.Scum like this and others who breed/transport pups without adequate food,water breathable air, need to be put in a cage to see how they would do in the same situation they put these pups in. Show no mercy to lowlife like this and make them pay all the medical bills of each pup.

  4. Red says:

    Keep these young…monsters in training LOCKED UP!!!!!!!!! They are way to freaking young to be doing something so horrible!! Please keep them behind bars and make all charges stick.


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