Dozens of Animals are Seized by Macon County Sheriff’s Office for Abuse

Photo courtesy of WVLT

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.


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