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COATESVILLE, Pa. (CBS) – Six dogs are getting a new lease on life. The Pennsylvania SPCA is thanking a concerned citizen for saving their lives.

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Humane Law Enforcement officers say someone contact them about Mia and her five new-born puppies.

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They were being kept in a residence in Coatesville and clearly, Mia was malnourished.

Humane officers say cruelty charges are pending for the dogs’ owner.

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The good news is, the SPCA will help these pups find forever homes when they’re healthy enough for adoption.