The R.S.P.C.A has seized a large number of dogs and puppies, in raids on four properties in the Lockyer Valley.
They're now being cared for at the organisations Wacol headquarters, after being recovered by authorities on Tuesday.
Inspectors located hundreds of animals for breeding and sale purposes, which were found living in unhygienic and confined conditions, with a variety of medical conditions requiring treatment.
Investigations are ongoing.
(Image courtesy of www.rspca.org.au)