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Manager charged with permitting 'lay person' to kill dog at Ashton Pound
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Manager charged with permitting 'lay person' to kill dog at Ashton Pound

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Six people have been charged with animal cruelty offences on foot of an investigation.

Appeal for information after dead dog found wrapped in shower curtain and dumped in drain
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Appeal for information after dead dog found wrapped in shower curtain and dumped in drain

Jan 20th 2021, 12:43 PM 31,045 Views 27 Comments

The dog was found by an ISPCA inspector in Co Donegal.

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA
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Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA

Oct 12th 2020, 1:01 PM 27,170 Views 22 Comments

It was unclear how long the dog was kept in the crate.

Boy (13) showed 'zero remorse' after torturing hedgehog to death and 'ran off laughing', court hears
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Boy (13) showed 'zero remorse' after torturing hedgehog to death and 'ran off laughing', court hears

Jul 16th 2020, 5:11 PM 72,514 Views 0 Comments

A veterinarian who examined the hedgehog said it had been left mutilated and with open head and leg wounds.

'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'
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'If Tiger King did one thing, it turned the spotlight on the exotic pet industry'

May 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,368 Views 18 Comments

Elisa Allen of PETA says it’s time to acknowledge the cruelty behind the keeping of ‘exotic’ animals in captivity.

Investigation after animal carcass left to rot on popular canal walkway in Dublin
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Investigation after animal carcass left to rot on popular canal walkway in Dublin

May 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 31,137 Views 21 Comments

The carcass had been placed in a barrel and dumped on the towpath on the opposite side of the canal to the Grange Castle Business Park.

RSPCA looks into British barrister’s claim that he killed a fox with a baseball bat
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RSPCA looks into British barrister’s claim that he killed a fox with a baseball bat

Dec 27th 2019, 6:38 PM 22,615 Views 29 Comments

Jolyon Maugham QC claimed the fox got stuck and he “wasn’t sure what else to do”.

DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain
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DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain

Dec 17th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,659 Views 23 Comments

The dogs were seized by Revenue over the weekend.

Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick
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Appeal to fund treatment of cats 'scalded with boiling water' in Limerick

Aug 30th 2019, 6:47 PM 24,788 Views 38 Comments

One cat has been rescued and two others are yet to be caught.

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin
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Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

Jul 16th 2019, 6:07 PM 76,268 Views 96 Comments

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case
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Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Jun 18th 2019, 6:03 PM 43,433 Views 0 Comments

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland?
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Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland?

Jun 8th 2019, 10:11 AM 39,668 Views 91 Comments

Last month Prada announced it will go fur-free.

Body of young horse that was used for sulky racing dumped on Dublin road
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Body of young horse that was used for sulky racing dumped on Dublin road

Mar 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 45,177 Views 62 Comments

A woman found the horse’s body while she was out walking with her dog.

Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence
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Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence

Mar 19th 2019, 5:25 PM 43,300 Views 0 Comments

James Kavanagh pleaded guilty to 30 counts of causing or allowing animal cruelty at his property in April 2015.

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life
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'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:03 PM 37,765 Views 80 Comments

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

Outrage in New Zealand as six baby seals found decapitated
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Outrage in New Zealand as six baby seals found decapitated

Dec 19th 2018, 7:20 AM 12,975 Views 12 Comments

The crimes have been described as “disturbing, brutal and violent”.

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat
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Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat

Nov 26th 2018, 4:37 PM 20,656 Views 0 Comments

Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.

Australian police hunt for men accused of torturing and killing kangaroos
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Australian police hunt for men accused of torturing and killing kangaroos

Sep 26th 2018, 7:28 AM 26,272 Views 35 Comments

A man was seen brandishing knuckle-dusters in one of the pictures.

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property
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Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

Sep 21st 2018, 6:09 PM 30,449 Views 64 Comments

The man received a fine of €1,150.

Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed
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Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed

Aug 14th 2018, 2:44 PM 60,027 Views 58 Comments

A video of the incident is being investigated by gardaí.

Gardaí investigating video showing man putting kitten in frying pan before kicking and throwing it
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Gardaí investigating video showing man putting kitten in frying pan before kicking and throwing it

Aug 13th 2018, 6:42 PM 61,340 Views 0 Comments

Two men have been questioned.

Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs
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Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs

Aug 8th 2018, 2:58 PM 20,013 Views 39 Comments

Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs
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'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs

Jun 22nd 2018, 10:45 AM 21,127 Views 27 Comments

The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.

'Not acceptable': Probe launched after young men filmed dragging exhausted pony on public road
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'Not acceptable': Probe launched after young men filmed dragging exhausted pony on public road

May 24th 2018, 6:31 PM 35,905 Views 0 Comments

The ISPCA said it was working with gardaí to investigate the incident.

27 dogs found in van at Scottish ferry port returned to Ireland
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27 dogs found in van at Scottish ferry port returned to Ireland

May 4th 2018, 3:04 PM 16,862 Views 26 Comments

The dogs and puppies are now in the care of the ISPCA.

Gardaí launch investigation after horse dies on road in Cork housing estate
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Gardaí launch investigation after horse dies on road in Cork housing estate

Mar 28th 2018, 2:31 PM 30,682 Views 70 Comments

Local councillors are calling for tighter regulations to be put in place in relation to sulky racing.

Police call for restraint after a young puppy was killed with a hammer in Armagh
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Police call for restraint after a young puppy was killed with a hammer in Armagh

Feb 6th 2018, 3:30 PM 38,400 Views 45 Comments

The PSNI has urged people to allow them investigate the matter.

'Absolutely horrendous': 16 abandoned, malnourished donkeys rescued in Mayo
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'Absolutely horrendous': 16 abandoned, malnourished donkeys rescued in Mayo

Jan 30th 2018, 10:21 AM 22,495 Views 60 Comments

One donkey was already dead when the Department of Agriculture arrived at the scene.

Limerick teenagers threw baby rabbit towards a river and let their dogs attack it
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Limerick teenagers threw baby rabbit towards a river and let their dogs attack it

Jan 3rd 2018, 11:02 AM 27,671 Views 54 Comments

Limerick Animal Welfare is currently caring for the rabbit.

'Sheer neglect': ISPCA investigating donkey found with 'horrific head injuries'
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'Sheer neglect': ISPCA investigating donkey found with 'horrific head injuries'

Dec 18th 2017, 10:36 PM 17,661 Views 28 Comments

Meanwhile, Action For Animal Welfare Ireland has posted images of a severely neglected horse on its Facebook page.

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses
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'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Nov 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 14,889 Views 68 Comments

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA
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All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

Sep 11th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,677 Views 24 Comments

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
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Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,665 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub
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'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

Sep 6th 2017, 9:14 AM 28,505 Views 36 Comments

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin
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Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

Aug 31st 2017, 7:46 PM 22,361 Views 19 Comments

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog
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Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

Aug 16th 2017, 1:37 PM 23,223 Views 84 Comments

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?
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How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?

Jul 17th 2017, 8:24 AM 13,477 Views 28 Comments

Over the weekend, Spanish authorities dismantled an organised crime group that trades horsemeat illegally.

Two Americans and one Spaniard gored in Pamplona bull run
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Two Americans and one Spaniard gored in Pamplona bull run

Jul 7th 2017, 12:22 PM 28,553 Views 58 Comments

Today’s bull run was the first of the nine-day festival.

Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand
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Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand

Jul 5th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,790 Views 9 Comments

The PSNI met with a man after people called for a boycott of a festival he’s organising.

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down
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Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

Jun 8th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,188 Views 29 Comments

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

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