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Wardens tighten leash on dog owners with fine hikes

May 20, 2013   DOG owners caught without a licence will be hit with a three-fold rise in fines from June 1. Wardens will now be allowed to impose on-the-spot fines of €100, up from €30, for a range of offences, under new measures by Environment Minister Phil Hogan. The move is designed to allow local authorities to avoid having to take costly court proceedings against dog owners who refuse to buy a licence. They will also impose higher sanctions on those who...

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