Long County deputies investigating after finding 22 dogs tied to trees

ByWTOC Staff|May 25, 2021 at 11:48 PM EDT - Updated May 25 at 11:48 PM

LONG COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - Long County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating after they discovered 22 pit bulls tied to trees at a home.

Sheriff Craig Nobles says a deputy and the Long County Fire Department found the dogs while they were responding to a brush fire on Narcy Stafford Road on Monday.

The deputy said the dogs had water and food and appeared to be healthy.

Sheriff Nobles says the situation is a clear violation of county ordinances and the owners will be cited.

Long and Liberty County Animal Control removed the animals from the property.

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