Fines For Irresponsible Dog Owners Could Be Set To €5,000

There is also a recommendation to hire 40 extra dog wardens.

Fines for irresponsible dog owners look set to be doubled to €5,000. 

New controls, prompted by an attack on a child by a pit bull terrier in Co. Wexford last year, are going to cabinet for approval today. 

It'll see a national database for dog microchips, another database for dog breeders, and recommends the hiring of 40 extra dog wardens. 

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