Revenue seize a puppy at Dublin Port

This afternoon (12/09/2018), Revenue officers at Dublin Port took custody of a puppy when they stopped and questioned a couple who were travelling to the UK. They did not have a pet passport for the puppy, nor was it microchipped or vaccinated as required under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013.

The female Jack Russell puppy was transferred into the care of the DSPCA where she is receiving veterinary attention. Revenue collaborates closely with the DSPCA and other agencies to combat the illegal trade in puppies. A follow-up investigation is now in progress.

If you have any information about smuggling please contact Revenue's Confidential Freephone number 1800 295 295.

Ends: 12/09/2018