Dead dogs found at home of Donegal man in animal cruelty case

A Donegal man has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years after pleading guilty to seven counts of cruelty to the animals.

George Cavanagh, of Carrowhugh, Greencastle, Co. Donegal was convicted at Donegal District Court.

Eighteen dogs were found living in poor conditions at his property and ISPCA inspectors also found the decomposing and unburied carcasses of three other dogs.

The 77-year-old, who refused to give up his dogs voluntarily, was also fined €500.

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