Manitoba puppies up for SD&G adoption

In this provided photo, this 8-week-old puppy named 'Paris' is up for adoption at the SD&G SCPA shelter. The humane society has four other puppies transferred to the Cornwall shelter from Manitoba as part of a public awareness campaign on dog overpopulation. (Ontario SPCA via Newswatch Group)

CORNWALL – Five puppies, rescued from a remote community in Manitoba, will be up for adoption Thursday.

The Ontario SPCA says the five dogs – Vienna, Sydney, Paris, Tokyo and Geneva – are eight weeks old were were among 26 transferred from the Prairie province.

The program is facilitated by a number of agencies and is part of the Year of the Northern Dog initiative, to bring awareness to canine overpopulation.

The SD&G shelter on Boundary Road opens at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

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