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#Animal Cruelty

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut South Carolina

Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut

Warning: This article contains a graphic photo of the dog’s injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins Animal Cruelty

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins

Dolphins that are captured alive can fetch more than €7,000.

From TheJournal.ie Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump Animal Cruelty

Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump

The radio station said it wanted to highlight cruelty in the farming industry.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

From TheJournal.ie RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head 'like a football' Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head 'like a football'

A witness said she saw the man beat the dog five or six times and heard a “crunching noise”.

From TheJournal.ie Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death" Animal Cruelty

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

From TheJournal.ie Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

From TheJournal.ie Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed Australia

Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed

The attack was described as “deplorable and distressing”.

From TheJournal.ie Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans Norway

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

From TheJournal.ie 'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down Carlow

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

Inspectors took 52 dogs and two horses away from the site.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

From TheJournal.ie Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

From TheJournal.ie This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh Tortured

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh

The little dog was spotted by a jockey at the racecourse and brought to a local vet but he could not be saved.

From TheJournal.ie Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve Cruel

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

From TheJournal.ie Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo Animal Cruelty

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo

The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.

From TheJournal.ie Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath ISPCA

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”

From TheJournal.ie Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs Animal Cruelty

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

From TheJournal.ie Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US Schaghticoke

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US

Nearly 400 cats have been removed from the family in two and a half years.

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from

The three-foot-long cub’s body had signs of trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today Court

Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today

The dog had to be put down after vets concluded he would not fully recover.

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced Animal Cruelty

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced

This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

From TheJournal.ie 'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog Best Friend - Worst Nightmare

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog

“He was a beat in our heart, a total soulmate.”

From TheJournal.ie CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral Animal Cruelty

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral

Des Hague is the CEO of food and drink company Centerplate.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon Animal Cruelty

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

From TheJournal.ie Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester Horror

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

From TheJournal.ie Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter Animal Welfare

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter

The charity say they have suspended two staff members in the Roscommon shelter.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding Animal Cruelty

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding

Hopefully in 100 years we’ll look back on animals in circuses like we now do about Victorian ‘freak show’ performances using disabled people.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise Animal Cruelty

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight" Animal Cruelty

Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"

The dog, who is named Garth, is now recovering at an ISPCA facility.

From TheJournal.ie Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found Neglected This post contains images

Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found

WARNING: This article contains some disturbing images.

From TheJournal.ie Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA Horsemeat Scandal

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle Animal Welfare

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.

From TheJournal.ie Video shows 'dog' literally melting away in hot car Dog Days

Video shows 'dog' literally melting away in hot car

Timely warning from DogsTrust not to leave pets in cars.

From TheJournal.ie How many horses has your council seized this year? Animal Welfare

How many horses has your council seized this year?

More than 2,400 horses have been seized in the first half of this year.

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral

Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.

From TheJournal.ie Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes Animal Welfare

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes

Pauline Doyle said her offer to rehome the horses was ignored.

From TheJournal.ie Dead cats found hanging from trees in plastic bags in New York Animal Cruelty

Dead cats found hanging from trees in plastic bags in New York

Around 25 dead cats – some skeletons and some dead only a short number of days – were found in plastic bags hanging from trees.

From TheJournal.ie Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs Animal Cruelty

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.

From TheJournal.ie Tigers are being slaughtered to entertain rich businessmen in China Butchered

Tigers are being slaughtered to entertain rich businessmen in China

That’s according to their state media.