19 dogs seized during search operation in County Limerick

Two of the 19 dogs seized by Gardaí in Pallasgreen.

19 DOGS were seized by Gardaí from a house in County Limerick, following an inspection by veterinary officials earlier today (Tuesday).

A  joint-agency search operation was conducted around noon at a residence in Pallasgreen by Gardaí from Bruff and Pallasgreen Garda Stations, alongside personnel from Limerick City and County Council.

The dogs were seized under Section 45 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 and included 15 Pit Bull Terriers, two Alsatians and two Rottweilers.

The dogs are currently in the care of a dog shelter in the Southern Region where they are receiving care and medical attention.

In a statement issued on Tuesday night, a Garda spokeswoman said that no arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.

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