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Tallaght Gardaí and DSPCA Seize 38 Dogs in Citywest, Co. Dublin 1st December 2021

Issue Date: 02/12/2021

As part of a multiagency operation, Tallaght Gardaí with the assistance of the Dog Warden from South Dublin County Council and the DSPCA, have seized a variety of animals following searches of two apartments in Citywest, Co. Dublin, 1st December 2021.

Over the course of the search Gardaí recovered 38 dogs/puppies and other animals which were being kept in inhumane living conditions. Other animals recovered from the premises included cats, parrots, tarantulas, a snake, a scorpion and a millipede.

The animals were removed from the premises and have been taken by the DSPCA for veterinary treatment.

No arrests have been made at this time. This investigation is ongoing.