The Mail found new homes for pandemic dogs: There were hundreds of puppies who had been abandoned during the Covid pandemic.

  • During pandemic, hundreds of dogs were cruelly abandoned at rescue centers.
  • To raise awareness, The Daily Mail brought attention to a problem in this area earlier this month.
  • One rescue center in South Wales received more than 170 animals in one day 
  • The puppies have been placed with loving families that are willing to care for them 

These adorable dogs are now safe and sound in their loving owners’ arms.

It is clear that their dog-loving rescuers are going to take care of their poor dogs better than the previous family.

These are just a few of the hundreds of dogs that people abandoned after the initial excitement of owning a pet in the pandemic.

The Daily Mail highlighted the animals’ plight earlier this month, with more than 170 dogs arriving at one rescue centre, Many Tears, near Llanelli, South Wales, in just one day.

The Daily Mail highlighted the problem of pandemic puppies after more than 170 dogs arrived at Many Tears, near Llanelli, South Wales, in just one day. Pictured: Sylvia Van Atta owner of Many Tears with an arm full of collie puppies being brought of the van now safe at Many Tears

According to the Daily Mail, more than 170 puppies arrived at Many Tears in South Wales within one day. Pictured: Sylvia Van Atta, owner of Many Tears, with an armful of collie puppies being taken from the van.

Golden Retriever 13 week old Gibson with 3 year old Lottie Rees at her grand parents house

Golden Retriever Gibson, 13 weeks old, with Lottie Rees (3 years old) at her grandparents house

Many pets are now in good hands and will be looked after by loving families.

Gibson, a thirteen-week-old golden retriever, enjoys the care and affection of Lottie Rees, her three-year old daughter.

Lottie’s grandparents Lynne and Leigh Williams, from Gorslas, another village in Carmarthenshire, are Gibson’s new owners.

The little girl said: ‘Gibson is lovely. I like cuddling him.’

Mrs Williams, 59, said: ‘He’s the first dog we’ve ever owned. His mother was an unwanted breeding dog and we felt we just had to help.’

Gibson’s sister, Charlie, also found a home with the Lewis family in nearby Llangennech – a festive gift for daughter, Rebecca, 15.

Home sweet home: Marian Preece with Travis one of the rescued collie puppies that arrived at Many Tears rescue in a van along with 172 other puppies and dogs during the pandemic

Marian Preece and Travis, one of the rescue collie pups that came to Many Tears in a van with 172 other dogs and puppies during the pandemic.

Golden Retriever Charlie, 13 weeks, with new owner Rebecca Lewis, 15. Charlie was brought as a Christmas present for her and has a new home after being abandoned during the pandemic

Charlie, a Golden Retriever 13 weeks old with Rebecca Lewis. Charlie, a Golden Retriever 13 weeks old, was given to Rebecca Lewis as a Christmas gift. She now has a home for herself after she was abandoned by her family during the pandemic.

She said: ‘Charlie’s the best Christmas present. She’s already started puppy classes.’

Travis the 16-week old collie was one of the other rescue dogs. Sylvia Van Atta also took custody of Travis.

Marian and Tim Preece are a retired couple who have adopted Travis into their Northwich, Cheshire home.

Mrs Preece, 66, said: ‘When we read about Travis being from an abandoned litter, we made up our minds to give him a home.’

128 out of the total of 172 rescue dogs are now home.

Mrs Van Atta, 62, who runs the charity with her husband Bill, said: ‘We really want to thank people for their kindness. It’s an impressive effort.’