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Woof times Gardai seize 32 dogs and 4 horses worth over €150,000 as part of illegal puppy farm probe

Chihuahuas, Jack Russells and pugs were the valuable breeds seized during the raid.

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Some of the dogs seized by gardai

Some of the dogs seized by gardai

An Garda Siochana

Some of the dogs seized by gardai

Gardaí seized 32 dogs and four horses during planned searches in the Baldoyle area of north Dublin today.

The raids came as part of ongoing investigations into illegal puppy farms and related criminal activity on Monday.

The pooches are estimated to be worth over €150,000.

Chihuahuas, Jack Russells and pugs were the valuable breeds seized during the raid.

It was later discovered six of the chihuahuas were pregnant.

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Dogs seized by gardai

Dogs seized by gardai

Dogs seized by gardai

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Horse seized

Horse seized

An Garda Siochana

Horse seized

All of the animals seized are now in the care of appropriate rescue agencies.

The operation was carried on Monday by the Divisional Crime Task Force of the Dublin Metropolitan Region North based in Santry, and they were supported by local Detective and uniformed Gardaí and animal rescue agencies.

There were no planned arrests at this phase of the investigation.

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