A JOINT operation between the RSPCA and Essex Police saw over 75 dogs rescued from a traveller site in Aveley.
The authorities went to the caravan site in Ship Lane, Aveley at 7.30 am on Friday October 17th.
Whilst there, the police uncovered what they suspected was a number of cannabis plants.
A 55-year-old woman from Aveley, a 36-year-old man from Broxbourne and a 61-year-old man from Aveley were arrested on suspicion of cultivating a controlled drug.
They have been bailed until December 15th.
A statement from the RSPCA will follow.