EATON RAPIDS, Mich. (WLNS) - Officials in Ingham County removed several livestock animals from a home in Eaton Rapids after an anonymous tip came in.
Crews took over a dozen animals from the property, including four horses, three sheep and seven goats. One goat and one rabbit was found dead on the property. Six goats and two head of sheep were in a garage.
Neigbors say they've been concerned for the animals for quite some time, sighting they didn't have enough shelter or water.
The home owners are expected to be charged with animal cruelty and abandonment.
She says some of her animals were very old and were not expected to live through the winter. The woman at the center of the allegations owns a local pet supply and grooming store and with more than 30 years of animal experience, she insists she took care of them all and made sure they were fed every single day.
She says news of the possible charges come as a big surprise and hopes to get everything resolved soon.
The animals are now recovering at the shelter. Ingham County is currently accepting donations to help the animals. For more information, visit Seen on 6.