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STONEVILLE, N.C. — Around 50 animals have been discovered in Rockingham County in a case authorities are calling a hoarding situation.

At a property on Settlement Loop Road, four miniature horses and a donkey were found outside, with more than thirty dogs, cats and birds inside the home.

Conditions inside the home were described as unsanitary. Feces was all over the home and the smell was extremely strong.

One by one, the animals were brought from the home where they will be housed at the Rockingham County Animal Shelter. The Guilford County Animal Shelter will assist in efforts to house the animals tomorrow.

A husband and wife lived at the home.

No charges have been filed at this time.