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This Dog Who Lost Her Puppies Is So Excited To Be Caring For These Orphaned Puppies

“It’s amazing how much they helped her heal.”

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Her mom, Jessica Woodruff, told BuzzFeed News that Daisy lost all seven of her "beautiful puppies" three weeks after giving birth to them. They died in a barn fire on Monday, Feb. 20. "We tried to run to the barn but it was too late. We had to hold Daisy as she tried to run into [it]," Woodruff said.

After the fire, her dog wasn't the same.

"Daisy wasn't really eating, was walking down to the barn whining and sitting down," Woodruff said. "My heart broke for this new mom — that's all she wanted."


Murphy's dog of five years, Chloe, died shortly after giving birth, leaving her eight puppies without a mom. Murphy called Woodruff.

Murphy told BuzzFeed News that she felt the situation was "fate."

It's a temporary arrangement. Once the pups are weaned, they'll return home.


"[She] is so much more herself," said Woodruff.

Daisy no longer visits the barn and is fully caring for the puppies by nursing and cleaning them.

Remy Smidt is a reporter with BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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