Newborn Puppies on Eldridge Street

Posted on: May 11th, 2012 at 11:23 am by

Simply put, street theater is fairly easy to come by here on the Lower East Side. Like when watching swordplay in Sara D. Roosevelt Park or some sketch butcher hawking steaks on the street. Or when a half-dozen pedestrians cower beside a kiddie pool outside 139 Eldridge for no apparent reason, fawning rather audibly. Why, you ask? Ahem, a bitch and her litter of puppies.

The cute newborn pups suckling at the teet had a block of curious onlookers enamored. One bike messenger inquired about pricing for the animals – a cool $40 each. Canine street sales; only on the Lower East Side, people.

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  • David

    Dogs need to be with their mother for a couple of months in order to develop properly.  WTF?

  • Chef4ny

    The guys selling them are chinese gangsters.

  • Guest

    both of these statements are true

  • cate

    the mother and the puppies need to be moved in a quiet and calm place so that they have thier peace. its very strenous at this time for them to be on the street, let alone being peddled to be sold off. they need to be with their mother for atleast 4 weeks.