Federal authorities intercepted a man trying to smuggle15 adorable puppies across the US-Mexico border. Allegedly he has done this more than once.

The puppies are 2 months old and found to have a highly contagious disease. Right now rescuers are nursing the dogs back to health.The puppiesare notavailable to adopt yet, but you can call San Diego County Animal Services at 619-767-2675 with any questions.