Lacey a Staffordshire Bull Terrier and was owned by a person from North Dublin. She was convicted under the 2013 Act on three counts – failing to safeguard the dogs’ welfare, failing to get veterinary care and to provide fresh food and water.
She was banned from the ownership of a dog for 5 years and fined €2,200.
Lacey weighed just 10.6kg when she arrived at the DSPCA (adult target weight 15/16kg). She weighed in at 14.5kg the day she was rehomed.