Chattooga County Animal Control arrested two county residents on Tuesday of this week and charged them with animal cruelty. Animal Control Officer Aubrey "Smitty" Smith told AM 1180 that he had been aware of the situation with two pure-bred white German Shepherd dogs and knew that the animals had been taken from Summerville to Lyerly. Smith said that he took out warrants on two residents, identified as 29 year-old Cassandra Nicole Crider and 31 year-old Tony Ray McCann, who were living on Smith Rail Road in the Lyerly area. The two animals were tied up at the location with one of the animals having a cable embedded in it’s neck. Smith said that the animals were malnourished, having no food or water, and had no adequate bedding. One of the animal remains at the local veternarian’s office after havin surgery to remove the cable from it’s neck.