3 dogs are recovering after having porcupine quills removed from their faces.

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Alisha Dickenson
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Volunteers with Blue Mountain Wildlife first heard about the dogs on a Facebook post for lost animals.

The dogs were hiding under a motorhome and shipping containers.

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Alisha Dickenson and Anastasia Rief were able to eventually locate the pups late Tuesday into Wednesday on a remote property in Finley.

The women were able to make their way to the dogs and eventually coax them out.

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The dogs were then transported to Vista Veterinary Hospital in Kennewick.

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Alisha Dickenson
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The dogs underwent the painful procedure of having the porcupine quills removed.

Ashley Dickenson
Ashley Dickenson
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The pups seem to be doing ok. However, the cost of the procedures needs to be covered. Dickenson, herself, cannot take care of the entire expense.

It's likely that the dogs will be in foster care since most Tri-Cities kennels are almost at capacity. If you're interested in helping these dogs out, you can make a donation to Vista Veterinary Hospital.

For more information on the dogs' progress, you can call 509-783-2131.

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