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#Animal Cruelty

From TheJournal.ie Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home Animal Cruelty

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home

The case of Forest is common one, said the ISPCA who will be talking about Forest and animal cruelty on RTE’s Prime Time this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers' How Much Is That Doggie

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but DoneDeals.ie claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

From TheJournal.ie Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish Animal Cruelty

Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish

Sentencing the 23-year-old woman to 14 weeks in jail, the judge said it was an act “of utterly horrendous cruelty”.

From TheJournal.ie Man kept 18 dogs in a jeep and shed with no access to water Animal Cruelty

Man kept 18 dogs in a jeep and shed with no access to water

The man was banned from keeping dogs for ten years.

From TheJournal.ie Fox-tossing, goose-pulling and rat-baiting: bloodsports through the ages Animal Cruelty

Fox-tossing, goose-pulling and rat-baiting: bloodsports through the ages

It’s not all fox-hunting, sometimes it comes down to a rat infestation or hating the French.

From TheJournal.ie This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years Animal Cruelty

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air France This post contains images

Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air

The kitten, Oscar, suffered a broken foot and a stomach injury during the incident, which was filmed and uploaded to Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived Cruelty

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived

The surviving dog Willow is being cared for around the clock by the DSPCA.

From TheJournal.ie Men plead guilty to training dogs for animal fights Animal Cruelty

Men plead guilty to training dogs for animal fights

The PSNI said that the men were aged 43 and 19 years of age.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you begin your Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend Animal Cruelty

Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

From TheJournal.ie Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare Animal Cruelty

Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare

The men were stopped by gardaí on the N4 shortly after the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Horse euthanised after being found with two broken legs in Wicklow estate Animal Cruelty

Horse euthanised after being found with two broken legs in Wicklow estate

A vet had to be called to the scene to put the animal down.

From TheJournal.ie Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal Animal Welfare

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal

The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.

From TheJournal.ie Animal charity to report to gardaí after puppy found shot in Athlone Animal Cruelty

Animal charity to report to gardaí after puppy found shot in Athlone

The puppy was found at a popular dog-walking spot with four shotgun shells on its body.

From TheJournal.ie Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight Animal Cruelty

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

From TheJournal.ie Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online Not Just For Christmas

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in 'graphic and horrific' case Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in 'graphic and horrific' case

The 80-year-old was also handed down a three-month suspended sentence after the ISPCA discovered four dead dogs and four emaciated Collies at his property in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda Animal Cruelty

Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda

ARAN has said it wants schools to allow its campaigners to talk to children about the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect.

From TheJournal.ie Cat 'struck by pellets from gun' on Belfast Road - and survives Animal Cruelty

Cat 'struck by pellets from gun' on Belfast Road - and survives

It was a discovery that recalls a recent Love/Hate episode, with police treating it as a case of animal cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate blamed for decapitated ducks Animal Cruelty

Love/Hate blamed for decapitated ducks

Animal Rights group ARAN is willing to offer a reward of €1500 if someone comes forward with information that leads to a conviction.

From TheJournal.ie Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain

The two pups, named Themla and Louise by their rescuers, were brought back to Roscommon Garda Station where they were given warm bed for the night in a cell.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we ban fur farming in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we ban fur farming in Ireland?

Simon Coveney told us this week that although he doesn’t like the industry, he believes regulating it is the way to go. But do you think fur farms should be closed down?

From TheJournal.ie Sligo man charged with keeping a pony tied up for so long the rope tore her face Animal Cruelty

Sligo man charged with keeping a pony tied up for so long the rope tore her face

William ‘Jack’ Conway admitted to the offence at Sligo District Court and has until September to pay a fine or face prison.

From TheJournal.ie Witness to dog death insists no malicious involvement from UL students Dog Death

Witness to dog death insists no malicious involvement from UL students

An anonymous student has written to the Limerick Leader disputing claims that students lured a dog to a deliberate death.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise Animal Cruelty

Two puppies beaten and thrown over 10-foot wall in Portlaoise

The two eight-week-old pups had been abandoned behind the high wall for about four days, leaving them severely dehydrated.

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to investigate students' role in dog death Limerick

University of Limerick to investigate students' role in dog death

UL says it has initiated its own inquiries about an incident where students allegedly lured a dog into a motor accident.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating complaint about 'almost dead' hares released back into wild Animal Welfare

Gardaí investigating complaint about 'almost dead' hares released back into wild

The Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht has also raised the matter and requested that hares be kept until they have fully recovered.

From TheJournal.ie Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities Dog Control

Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities

Figures from 2012 show payment rates varied from full compliance to just 3.6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Four tips to better understanding the fox Wildlife

Four tips to better understanding the fox

The Irish Wildlife Trust has issued recommendations to the public following reports on the wild animals in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Dog hacked to death with axe on Valentine's Day Animal Cruelty

Dog hacked to death with axe on Valentine's Day

North Wexford SPCA said it was one of the “most brutal” cases of violence against an animal the group has seen.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow Live Export

Almost 3,000 live cattle to be exported to Libya tomorrow

Animal rights groups have criticised the export but the department said it enforces a strict system of transport rules.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights groups condemn 'brutal attack' on fox in Laois Animal Cruelty

Animal rights groups condemn 'brutal attack' on fox in Laois

The fox was found tied to a gate after being shot and skinned.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Taylor the puppy settling into his forever home after cruel ordeal Animal Welfare This post contains images

Pics: Taylor the puppy settling into his forever home after cruel ordeal

Last month the four month old puppy was found on the outskirts of a housing estate with his throat slashed

From TheJournal.ie 25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days Animal Welfare

25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days

Some of the puppies were left in bags in a graveyard and along a canal while others arrived with serious burns on their paws from standing in their own urine.

From TheJournal.ie Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas Not Just For Christmas

Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas

The charity currently has 163 dogs and puppies in its care and takes up to 220 surrender calls a week.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack Animal Cruelty

Taylor the puppy recovering well after horrific attack

Details of the cruel attack on the three month old pup have become more clear as vets assess his injuries.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry) Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.