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Intervention By Gardaí & ISPCA – Plus Sheep Killed By Dogs In Co. Tipperary.

Three dogs have been rescued from a property in Co. Tipperary.
Two of the dogs were being accommodated in a space with limited daylight through a skylight, due to the provided window space area being barricaded with wooden pallets.

Pictures courtesy ISPCA.

Yesterday, ISPCA staff with the assistance of Gardaí from the Community Policing Unit, at Cahir entered the property under warrant, where they discovered three mature dogs living in deplorable filthy, conditions amid strewn about raw meat and other discarded rubbish and with no water available for any of the animals.

All three dogs are now safe in ISPCA care, where they are currently being assessed by a veterinary practitioner.

In a Totally Unrelated Incident.

On Monday April 25th last, just one Tipperary farm lost 27 hoggets (less than one year old yearling sheep) , same killed in a dog attack on his farm in the Knockmealdown mountains in south Co. Tipperary. This recent attack is this farms 10th dog attack since, they began operating their farm some 30 years ago, situated on the border of counties Tipperary and Waterford.

The owner of the sheep, latter a native of Newcastle, Co Tipperary, believes the dog responsible was an Alsatian and the same dog that attacked and killed his neighbour’s sheep back last December, 2021.

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