Gardaí seize 38 dogs and other exotic animals in Dublin 1 month ago

Gardaí seize 38 dogs and other exotic animals in Dublin

Other animals recovered included parrots, tarantulas, a snake, a scorpion and a millipede.

38 dogs and a variety of other animals that were being kept in "inhumane living conditions" have been recovered by Gardaí.

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As part of a multiagency operation, Gardaí in Tallaght - with the assistance of the Dog Warden from South Dublin County Council and the DSPCA - seized the animals following searches of two apartments in Citywest in Dublin on Wednesday (1 December).

"Over the course of the search, Gardaí recovered 38 dogs/puppies and other animals which were being kept in inhumane living conditions," a Garda spokesperson said.

"Other animals recovered from the premises included cats, parrots, tarantulas, a snake, a scorpion and a millipede."

The animals have been taken by the DSPCA for veterinary treatment.

Gardaí have said no arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing.

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