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VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Lowndes County Sheriff's investigators recovered 27 dogs from property on Madison Hwy. in an ongoing animal cruelty investigation Friday.

Officials recovered treadmills, a large trailer used for transporting dogs, training tools, and dog medications.

Agents also found several marijuana plants and cocaine on the property at 5535 Madison Hwy. in Valdosta.

The dogs were taken into custody by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society of the United States.

Sheriff Prine is asking that anyone with information about this case, or other crimes to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office at (229) 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at (229) 671-2985 or on line at www.lowndessheriff.com .

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