Kilkenny greyhound owners warned after dogs stolen from kennels
TRAINERS and greyhound owners in Kilkenny are being asked to be extra vigilant after a number of young dogs were stolen from kennels in a neighbouring county.
The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has issued the warning after four saplings (young dogs, older than pups) were reported stolen in Waterford over the weekend.
The young greyhounds, who are 10 months old, were taken from kennels located at Seafield, Bonmahon, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford.
Three female and a male dog were stolen. The owner said three of the greyhounds had coloured kennel collars on them when stolen.
Speaking to KilkennyNow.ie, a garda spokesperson said: “We would ask owners and trainers of greyhounds to be extra vigialant and to make sure they are happy that they have the right security in place at their kennels.”