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Carlow woman disqualified for life from keeping dogs

Carlow woman disqualified for life from keeping dogs

Date: May 10, 2024

On Thursday 2nd May, at Carlow District Court, a Carlow woman was disqualified for life from keeping dogs having earlier entered guilty pleas to four charges under the AHWA.

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ISPCA National Animal Cruelty Helpline                                                                                                           

A National Animal Cruelty Helpline operated by the ISPCA, deals with many thousands of calls regarding animal welfare.  The public have become more aware of animal welfare and intolerant of what they perceive to be cruelty or neglect.  Consequently the volume of calls to the ISPCA has increased in recent years and continues to rise stretching our services beyond measure.  (Our phone lines are extremely busy, please leave a contact number for our operator to return your call).

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