20 pets removed from Cherokee County home

20 pets removed from Cherokee County home

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Cherokee County authorities have charged a man with 20 counts of animal cruelty.

Officers confiscated 19 dogs and one cat from Rud Tietjen's property in Ball Ground on Creighton Road.

The dogs were purebreds: Shelties and Great Pyrenees.     

Officials say Tietjen used to show dogs back in 1980s and 90s.

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