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#Animal Welfare

From TheJournal.ie 49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre Animal Cruelty

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

From TheJournal.ie SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon Happy Ending

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

From TheJournal.ie Nine people arrested after gardaí bust illegal hare coursing Animal Welfare

Nine people arrested after gardaí bust illegal hare coursing

This happened at a number of events earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens Animal Cruelty

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens

Other young people in the area saw what they were doing and rescued the kittens.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man Paris

WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man

The activists have defended their actions, and claimed the dog was being mistreated.

From TheJournal.ie This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped Tillie And Phoebe
From TheJournal.ie 'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls Animal Welfare

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls

Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair" Goat Show

Animal rights campaigners want to "take the Puck out of the fair"

ARAN wants the goat removed from the festival.

From TheJournal.ie Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it Animals

Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it

Kerry County Council is investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'You're a fool. You're a gobsh**e. You're a pig yourself' Pigs Will Run

'You're a fool. You're a gobsh**e. You're a pig yourself'

A fight has broken out over a famous pig race in Arklow.

From TheJournal.ie If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this Getting Lost This post contains images

If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this

The DSPCA has some good advice for you.

From TheJournal.ie An animal rescue charity found a dead pygmy goat in a field in west Dublin Cruelty

An animal rescue charity found a dead pygmy goat in a field in west Dublin

My Lovely Horse Rescue believe the goat was killed by a scrambler.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stolen pets' end up on the dinner table for China's dog meat festival Animal Welfare

'Stolen pets' end up on the dinner table for China's dog meat festival

There are growing calls for the festival to be banned.

From TheJournal.ie Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon A Side Of Chips

Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon

The government is providing €100,000 to charities who provide the service.

From The42 Jockey cleared of punching his horse before start of race Incident

Jockey cleared of punching his horse before start of race

The stewards decided Graham Gibbons used an open hand.

From TheJournal.ie Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails No Vet

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

The practice is now against the law.

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 Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders' Classified Ads

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

The owner of the 'talking' dog on Britain's Got Talent is facing questions from animal charities

Marc Métral’s ventriloquism act wowed viewers on Saturday, but some people weren’t convinced.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are in the midst of a crisis': Sanctuary for 170 horses facing closure Antrim

'We are in the midst of a crisis': Sanctuary for 170 horses facing closure

The sanctuary has had a “no kill” policy since its beginning but its founder now fears for the futures of the animals she has cared for.

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 Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas - but Russia hopes the 'Putin koala' was spared Unbearable

Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas - but Russia hopes the 'Putin koala' was spared

The cull was because the animals were in poor health, the local government said.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of greyhounds just disappear each year - what's happening to them? Animal Welfare

Thousands of greyhounds just disappear each year - what's happening to them?

Rescues are packed with greyhounds but some of these dogs do not even get the chance to be re-homed when the industry no longer has a need for them.

From TheJournal.ie Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo Abandoned

Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image some people may find distressing.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the two-legged dog who hops around like a kangaroo Kangadog

Meet the two-legged dog who hops around like a kangaroo

Roo has only her two hind legs to help her from A(ustralia) to B(ritain).

Kai the 'suitcase dog' will get a forever home after his story goes viral worldwide

The shar-pei was found abandoned with a suitcase of his belongings.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame Ivory Towers

Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame

Researchers said prices for raw ivory in China had risen from $750 (550 euros) per kilo in 2010 to $2,100 (1,540 euros) in 2014.

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 Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather Animal Welfare

Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather

It’s time to winter-proof your pet’s home.

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 'Shocked and horrified': Bodies of 11 greyhounds found on Irish ferry Investigation

'Shocked and horrified': Bodies of 11 greyhounds found on Irish ferry

It is believed the dogs suffocated in transit during the 14-hour journey.

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 Foal rescued after falling down open manhole Story Horse

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole

He’s fine now after being reunited with his mother.

Apartment notice suggesting 'debarking' to silence noisy dogs causes outrage among residents

The surgery is described as cruel and unfair by animal welfare groups.

15 black kittens found in suitcase dumped outside animal hospital

The discovery was made in Southampton.

From TheJournal.ie This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford Bird Of Prey

This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford

The National Parks and Wildlife Service said the deliberate killing of birds of prey seems to be on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns Puck Fair

Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns

The festival organisers say the animal is well cared for and his welfare is a priority.

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.