5 puppies found abandoned along Clarksville road

Puppies found in Clarksville
Courtesy: Clarksville Now

WOODLAWN, Tenn. (WKRN) – Authorities are searching for the person who abandoned five puppies alongside a Clarksville road.

The puppies were discovered running in the road near the Floyd Circle and Lewis Atkins Road intersection Wednesday, Clarksville Now reported.

A woman who was out running discovered four of the pit bull mix puppies and took them home with her.

A fifth puppy was discovered dead in a crate the next day.

Authorities said all of the dogs were emaciated.

The person responsible could be charged with aggravated animal cruelty, a Class E felony.

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