The investigation continues after the Macon County Sheriff’s Office seize 26 large dogs, a small dog, five cats and two chinchillas from a property.
The owners of the animals were arrested and charged with animal cruelty after a search of the property revealed the dogs were living in horrible conditions. The dogs were found living in small, filthy wire cages inside a small shed, with even more found in flooded makeshift kennels. Authorities say over 30 animals were also seized in a raid on breeding mill in Lafayette.
The animals were sent to a center in Gallatin for treatment and evaluation.