By Jonathan McCambridge, PA
Gardaí in Limerick have seized 19 dogs following a joint-agency search operation at a residence in Pallasgreen on Tuesday.
The search was conducted by police alongside personnel from Limerick City and County Council.
The dogs were seized under Section 45 of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013, following an inspection by veterinary officials.
They included 15 pit bull terriers, two Alsatians and two rottweilers.
Gardaí in Limerick have seized 19 dogs (15 Pitbull Terriers, 2 Alsatians and 2 Rottweilers) under the Animal Health & Welfare Act following a joint search operation today with @LimerickCouncil.
They’re now being medically assessed and receiving some TLC at a dog shelter. pic.twitter.com/To9sntQt0d
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) January 17, 2023
The dogs are currently in the care of a dog shelter where they are receiving medical attention.
No arrests have been made at this time and police said investigations are ongoing.