LOCKPORT – Sixty small dogs were removed from a house in the Town of Lockport Saturday afternoon, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies assisted by state police were summoned about 4:30 p.m. to the home on Royal Parkway to investigate a juvenile complaint, according to officials.

The homeowner – whose name was not released – was charged by the Lockport dog-control officer with harboring animals and the home was condemned by the town building inspector. The case is being handled by the SPCA of Niagara.

More charges are pending, officials said.