It was a gruesome scene at a home in St. Johnsbury Thursday afternoon.
Officials with the Caledonia County Sheriff's Department say they found at least 17 dead animals at 810 Rabbit Plain Road. They included rabbits, chickens, turkeys a dog and a goat.
Eleven animals were also rescued from the scene including ducks, dogs, goats, a cat and a draft horse.
Authorities have not named any suspects in the case.