WEST DALHOUSIE, N.S. -- The Nova Scotia SPCA says it has seized 24 dogs and four rabbits from a suspected puppy mill in Annapolis County.

In a news release, the SPCA says the animals will receive medical care and veterinary exams.

It says the dogs seized include four puppies and several have severely matted and urine-soaked fur.

The organization says charges are pending against the owner of the property in West Dalhousie, who was arrested on site by the RCMP.