Dog Fines

OffenceFinesPenalty
No dog licence.On-the-spot fine of €32Failure to pay on-the-spot fines can lead to prosecution in the District Court, with a maximum fine of €1,904.61 and/or 3 months imprisonment.
No identification on dog.On-the-spot fine of €32Failure to pay on-the-spot fines can lead to prosecution in the District Court, with a maximum fine of €1,904.61 and/or 3 months imprisonment.
Stray dog.Dog pound reclaim fee of €25. Charge of €15 for every night dog is in pound.Dogs not reclaimed from the pound within 5 days are put down or disposed of.
Dog not kept under control.On-the-spot fine of €32Failure to pay on-the-spot fines can lead to prosecution in the District Court, with a maximum fine of €1,904.61 and/or 3 months imprisonment.
Breach of bye-laws, which set out circumstances under which dog may be unleashed in public.Fines of up to €1,904.60 on conviction. 
Dog fouling in public place.Owners or handlers who do not dispose of faeces responsibly may receive an on-the-spot fine of €125.Failure to pay on-the-spot fines can lead to prosecution in the District Court, with a maximum fine of €1,904.61 and/or 3 months imprisonment.