A 63-year-old woman is facing charges after police recovered 27 dogs, 5 cats, 3 horses, 2 donkeys, one pig, and one guinea pig in Norfolk County.
NORFOLK COUNTY- Animal cruelty charges have been laid in Norfolk County after police sized 39 animals.
A 63-year-old woman has been charged with animal cruelty, with a total of 27 dogs, 5 cats, 3 horses, 2 donkeys, one pig, and one guinea pig rescued from Norfolk County Road 19 East.
Acting Sergeant Ed Sanchuk confirmed said they "were called to the scene around 11:00 a.m. on Sunday after a motorist passing by noticed several animals in a ditch".
The investigation is still ongoing.
The #OPP and @ONsafety Public Safety Animal Welfare Services have seized 27 dogs, 5 cats, 3 horses, 2 donkeys, 1 guinea pig and 1 pig from an address on Norfolk County Rd 19 E. A 63 y/o @NorfolkCountyCA has been charged with cruelty to animals. Updates to follow. #NorfolkOPP ^es pic.twitter.com/hySHJJRFxd— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) May 1, 2022