Vet makes appeal after three dogs poisoned in Killarney

A Killarney vet is appealing to dog owners to walk their pets on leads and not to allow them wander following three cases of poisoning.

Danny O’Sullivan of Allcare Veterinary Hospital has been involved in the care of three dogs who were poisoned in the past eight days; two of the dogs died.

The vet suspects the dogs ingested the poison which was originally left in a carcass aimed at protecting new-born lambs from foxes.

He says this is an indiscriminate and cruel way of protecting flocks: