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Marshfield police arrest man for allegedly dumping puppies

Marshfield (WAOW) — Marshfield police say they arrested a 56-year-old man for allegedly dumping puppies in a trash can.

According to police, Robert Wild put 8 newborn puppies into a garbage bag and into the garbage can.

Police were able to rescue the pups and take them to the Marshfield Area Pet Shelter.

Wild faces potential charges of mistreatment of animals and abandonment of animals.

Marshfield police say the puppies are doing well and may be up for adoption in the coming months.

Courtney Terlecki

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