After public outcry led to the closing of the The Barking Boutique in Woodland Mall, The BISSELL Pet Foundation stepped in to secretly purchase the remaining puppies.

Five puppies are now available for adoption, WZZM-13 reports.

After the purchase, BISSELL Pet Foundation said that all of dogs were underweight and had health issues; They have all since been treated by local veterinarians.

The BISSELL Pet Foundation arranged for the undercover purchase of six puppies from The Barking Boutique to ensure they received proper veterinary care and found loving homes when the store’s lease was canceled last week.  They have been fostered by experienced pet owners while receiving medical treatment from local veterinarians.

BPF has received a tremendous number of inquiries from people who are interested in adopting the puppies and is grateful for the community’s interest in the puppies’ welfare.  The organization where the puppies will be available is not able to make any promises or hold puppies until applications are received and reviewed. BPF will not be involved in the application review process."

As of Monday, July 18th, the puppies are available for adoption through an online application. Interested pet owners can visit to apply.

Applications will be accepted for 48 hours and will be evaluated in the order in which they arrive. Due to the amount of interest, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

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