Hundreds of dogs and chickens found in S.C. puppy mill investigation; 2 charged
WGHP / Laurens County
Barbara Timms and Barry Davis are facing multiple counts of animal cruelty after authorities found dozens of animals being held in a puppy mill.

via WGHP:

LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. (WGHP) -- Two people were arrested and charged in South Carolina after authorities found dozens of animals being held in a puppy mill, WLOS reports.

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, deputies with the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Indian Mound Road in Ware Shoals to assist Animal Control. Animal Control was on the property responding to a call about a recently purchased puppy in bad health when they found more than 100 dogs in poor health.

Due to the conditions the animals were being kept in, Barbara Timms and Barry Davis were both charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty.

In total, Animal Control reports 145 dogs, two cats, 107 chickens, 10 ducks and eight rabbits were removed from the residence.

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