Several pit bulldogs are being quarantined at the Northwest Florida animal control facility in Chipley after they were found chained up.
The dogs were reportedly just a few of what authorities found outside a Vernon home.
More than two-dozen mixed breed pit bulls were chained to poles on the property which is only a short distance from Vernon Middle School.
At this time, the dog's owner has not been arrested. But, officials say he'll soon face several animal cruelty charges.
Washington County Sheriff Fred Peel says a large number of pit bulls could indicate a breeding facility for dog fighting.
Sheriff Peel says the animal cruelty charges have been delivered to the state attorney's office.
An arrest in the case is expected in the next few days.
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