Toledo, OH – An Ohio man is in the doghouse after being charged for abandoning six puppies zipped inside suitcase next to a dumpster. Howard Davis, 53, was identified using his name and address from the suitcase luggage tag.

A homeless man reportedly witnessed the dumping of the suitcase and the puppies’ mother.

“I saw a gentleman in a silver pick-up drop something near the dumpster.” said witness Scott Snyder. “When he took off, I see a female dog chasing him.”

Maddie, the puppies’ mother, made her way back to the dumpster and was described as ‘keeping guard of something.’ Snyder approached and reportedly found the suitcase with the 4-week-old English bulldog mix puppies inside.

The Lucas County Dog Warden responded.  Officials said it did not take much time to track Davis down. Howard Davis’ name was on the suitcase luggage tag and Maddie was registered in his name.

“Apparently the gentleman who owned them was moving away, and it appears as though they didn’t fit into the move,” said John Dinon, the Director for the Toledo Area Humane Society.…


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