GARDAI QUIZ STAFF IN DOG HOME PROBE
Irish Sunday Mirror|January 17, 2021
Investigation into claims animals died after getting sedation drugs
SYLVIA POWNALL

STAFF at Ashton Dog Pound have been questioned by gardai probing allegations of animal cruelty.

Earlier this week, a number of employees at the West Dublin facility were quizzed at the Bridewell Garda station as part of an investigation which started in July 2020.

Last summer, officers were called in to investigate whether unauthorised veterinary drugs were used to sedate and euthanise dogs at the pound.

A source said: “Staff were brought in one by one and questioned about a number of incidents. This is a complex investigation.”

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