stolen pups

  • Gardai in Co Galway have recovered four puppies which were stolen from Craughwell over two weeks ago.

    As part of a cross-border operation, a number of dogs were recovered in Belfast Harbour on their way to a ferry.

    During the course of a search and seize operation at Belfast Harbour, a number of doges were recovered by Belfast City Council Animal Welfare Service.

    They included the four fox hound puppies which were stolen in Craughwell on 21st June.

    The operation involved Gardai, Belfast Harbour Police, Belfast City Council Animal Welfare Service, the Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the ISPCA.

    The puppies, which were just 4 weeks old when they were stolen from Craughwell, have been returned to their owner and their mother and are said to be in good health.

    Gardai are advising pet owners to protect their animals be ensuring they are micro-chipped, as this ensures they can be easily identified if found and returned to their owner.

    It's also important that dogs and cats have a collar with the owner's contact details.


  • Gardai in Craughwell, Co Galway are appealing for information on four pups stolen recently.

    The 4 Foxhound pups, who are only four weeks old, were taken sometime betweem 7pm Sunday evening and 9am yesterday morning from Craughwell.

    The pups are white/black/tan in colour and were taken from their mother who was with them at the time.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai in Craughwell or Loughrea.