Tipperary County Council reports that a total of 84 dogs were surrendered or seized by the Dog Wardens to date in 2023.
Of this number, 8 dogs were re-homed, 46 dogs were sent to Rescues, 9 dogs were reclaimed and 19 were put to sleep.
Tipperary County Council says it continues to work with the animal welfare organisations in the re-homing of dogs.
The Council employs two full-time Dog Wardens and is currently seeking to hire another Dog Warden.
The wardens operate from the Dog Control Unit in Knockalton, Nenagh – open Monday to Friday 9am to 10.30am (Tel: 067 33323).
The Dog Wardens visit each area in the county during the year on a rota basis to check for unlicensed dogs and to ensure that dogs are kept under effective control.
The Wardens also respond to any calls from the public in relation to stray or unwanted dogs. The number of dog licences purchased to date is in county Tipperary is 2,491.
Application details for the current vacancy can be found on the Tipperary County Council website and it closes at 4pm on Friday May 5th.