CLAYTON, Mo. — Five newborn puppies were found abandoned at a park in Clayton early Sunday morning.

The Clayton Police Department posted about it on Twitter.

The puppies were found in a dumpster in the parking lot of Shaw Park. Police believe the pups were abandoned by a person, not left by their mother.

The puppies were taken to a local veterinarian who said the pups were less than two days old and were healthy. They will be taken to a shelter for continued care.

Anyone with information related to this case should contact the Clayton Police Detective Bureau (314)-290-8409.