The individual had spotted the pups, Rottweiler/Lab mixes all in good condition, beside a dumpster in San Rafael.
The shelter believes the puppies are about 8 to 9 weeks old.
It wasn’t clear why the cute canines were abandoned, but they will soon be eligible for new homes.
According to CBS San Francisco, the puppies will be spayed and neutered, and will be up for adoption about a week later.
“It’s heartbreaking to think of someone dumping these adorable puppies like so much trash but we know they’ll soon find good homes!” the Marin Humane Society wrote on Facebook.
The humane society posted four photos of the adorable rescued pups on Facebook, which prompted Facebook users to post their own photos of their beloved rescued pets — and to thank the good Samaritan for doing the right thing.
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