Ohio humane society takes in possibly abandoned ducklings

An Ohio humane society has taken in three ducks that were possibly abandoned at a park.The Lake Humane Society says it was just celebrating the adoption of four previously surrendered ducklings when they received a call from an employee at a local park. The employee was working at Veterans Park in Lake County, Ohio, when they noticed three ducklings who seemed to be following a woman around.The woman was out enjoying the park when she noticed she had company, the park official said. Park officials believe the three Pekin ducklings were possibly abandoned.Although not certain, staff members at the Lake Humane Society believe the three ducklings could have been Easter presents that were abandoned in the park. They said when the ducklings become imprinted on humans and become lost, they search for other humans to help them get back home.Related video above: Nursing home residents look forward to return of ducklings each year”This is just a reminder that pets are not disposable gifts, or holiday props. Please do your research before taking on an animal, as they are all unique and require constant love and care,” the humane society wrote on Facebook Wednesday.The ducklings are now up for adoption at the Lake Humane Society. The Lake Humane Society said it performs adoption interviews for each animal for the sake of making sure each animal gets placed into the correct home.”We make sure animals are not adopted as gifts and are cautious around holidays so that something like this never happens,” the humane society wrote on Facebook.

An Ohio humane society has taken in three ducks that were possibly abandoned at a park.

The Lake Humane Society says it was just celebrating the adoption of four previously surrendered ducklings when they received a call from an employee at a local park. The employee was working at Veterans Park in Lake County, Ohio, when they noticed three ducklings who seemed to be following a woman around.

The woman was out enjoying the park when she noticed she had company, the park official said. Park officials believe the three Pekin ducklings were possibly abandoned.

Although not certain, staff members at the Lake Humane Society believe the three ducklings could have been Easter presents that were abandoned in the park. They said when the ducklings become imprinted on humans and become lost, they search for other humans to help them get back home.

Related video above: Nursing home residents look forward to return of ducklings each year

“This is just a reminder that pets are not disposable gifts, or holiday props. Please do your research before taking on an animal, as they are all unique and require constant love and care,” the humane society wrote on Facebook Wednesday.

The ducklings are now up for adoption at the Lake Humane Society. The Lake Humane Society said it performs adoption interviews for each animal for the sake of making sure each animal gets placed into the correct home.

“We make sure animals are not adopted as gifts and are cautious around holidays so that something like this never happens,” the humane society wrote on Facebook.