Dog owners bite back at council
Thursday, 28 August 2008
NORTHSIDE dog owners living in Dublin City Council homes will take to the streets in the coming weeks to voice their opposition to the clampdown on dog ownership.
The protest will take place on September 4 outside the council's head...
Dog activists muzzle council breeds ban plan
By Anne-Marie Walsh
Tuesday July 24 2007
THE implementation of a ban on 11 dog breeds in Dublin City Council homes has been stalled.
After strong opposition from dog owners and activists, the council has begun talks on its tenants' right to appeal...
Attack on teenager prompts dangerous dogs plea
30/01/2007 - 18:30:15
A clampdown on dog control laws was urged tonight after a young girl was mauled by a pit bull terrier while playing with her friends.
The 13-year-old victim, Louise Kelly, was left needing surgery after her horrific ordeal at...
28 Pit Bulls seized at farm in Co Armagh
A total of 28 pit bull terriers and a pit for fighting have been found by the police in Co Armagh.
The killer dogs were seized from a farmhouse in Tandragee yesterday evening after a tip-off to animal welfare workers. There were no...
Ulster dog warden receives hate email
Wednesday, January 03, 2007
By Claire McNeilly
The Ulsterman spearheading the pit bull amnesty in Northern Ireland - the first in the UK - last night revealed that he has been receiving hate mail from across the world.
Dog warden Nigel Devine, from...
Dog warden defends pit bull amnesty as girl, 5, is killed by dog
Tuesday, January 02, 2007
By Nevin Farrell
A dog warden behind the pit bull amnesty in Northern Ireland - the first in the UK - has said critics of the measure should "think again" after the death of a five-year-old girl who was...
Northern Ireland council launches amnesty for owners of outlawed pit bulls
Published: December 28, 2006
BELFAST, Northern Ireland: Owners of pit bull terriers have begun to hand over their pets as part of Northern Ireland's first amnesty targeting the outlawed dog breed.
The monthlong amnesty...
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Amnesty: hand in your pit bull and we'll kill it
Owen Bowcott, Ireland correspondent
Wednesday November 22, 2006
Combat knives and unwanted firearms are the common currency of police amnesties...
Pitbull fighting in city
Exclusive by Pamela Duncan
PITBULL fighting is allegedly taking place after dark in the People's Park and at least one other city location, according to Noel Shinners, of the Limerick Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
He says that he has had reports of...