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The Saskatoon SPCA checked out the dogs and determined they were fit for adoption. (CBC)

New homes have been found for the seven dogs that were rescued from a rural Saskatchewan residence where they ate the remains of their deceased owners.

Last week, RCMP found a couple — a man, 67, and a woman, 57 — who had died at a property near Springside on the east side of the province.

It's believed that for more than a week, the dogs — five Shelties and two mixed breeds — survived by eating the remains of the couple.

Police said they don't suspect foul play but the coroner is investigating.

The case made headlines around the world and after the dogs were seized, a debate ensued about what to do with them.

One neighbour said the dogs should be put down, but others argued they would not present a danger to any new family.

The Saskatoon SPCA said Friday that  after a thorough assessment, the animals have been determined to be in good health and have been placed in new homes.

"We're pleased that we can report a positive outcome for these animals," Tiffiny Koback, Saskatoon SPCA's shelter director said in a news release. "We have received many calls of support and interest about these particular dogs."

For privacy reasons, the names of the new families will not be released, the SPCA said.