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The number of stray and unwanted dogs seized by Mayo County Council increased sharply in 2014, according to the latest figures on dog control released by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
An appeal by Galway based dog rescue and adoption group MADRA for €10,000 in funding from Galway City Council has got a positive reaction from councillors. The local authority is also to investigate the possibility of giving further financial aid to the organisation in the years ahead.
Mayo County Council has launched a major campaign to sniff out unlicensed dogs in the county.
The Galway City Council has announced that it will launch the Responsible Dog Ownership campaign this month.
A man who shot his neighbour’s dog, yet didn’t kill it outright, has been ordered to get a psychiatric evaluation before a judge would consider returning his now confiscated weapons.
Plans for Moate and Midlands Dog Rescue (MMDR) are a step closer as local volunteers come forward in their droves to offer financial and practical help.
Castlebar councillor Harry Barrett has written to the county manager, Peter Hynes, asking him to appoint a replacement dog warden for the county. Cllr Barrett made his learnt that the county has no dog warden services at present as the current dog warden appointed is on extended leave.
Mayo County Council will hear a presentation from Community Action on Dementia in Mayo, following a request from the organisation which was approved at the May meeting of the council. Cllr Joe Mellet proposed the presentation, saying that anything that adds to the discussion and debate on this issue is to be welcomed.
City Hall has responded to criticism of its management of the Ballybane dog pound saying it is “well maintained” with care taken to ensure the comfort and welfare of dogs held there.
Athlone Animal Welfare and Moate Dog Rescue are advising pet owners to be more vigilant regarding the identification and whereabouts of their pets after a rise in the number of lost or stolen animal reports in recent weeks.