A puppy found to be under the influence of heroin and meth in a motel drug bust in Southern California was recovering from his drug addiction Monday.
During a May 5 drug bust officers arrested two people possessing large amounts of drugs in a Tustin, California, motel, and found a pup named Bubba under the influence, Tustin police said.
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Orange County Animal Car officials took Bubba in and began treating the pup, who had nicotine, heroin and methamphetamine in his system due to living with his "drug-using owners," police said, citing toxicology results.
The terrier mix was doing "excellent" and was still being treated, police said.
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The former owners were facing animal cruelty charges.
Once Bubba is all better, he will be placed with a rescue organization.
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On the Tustin Police Department's Facebook page, Bubba's story has received at least 560 reactions, and more than 120 shares.