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#Animals

From TheJournal.ie Fears cats and dogs are being deliberately poisoned in Waterford Antifreeze

Fears cats and dogs are being deliberately poisoned in Waterford

Waterford ISPCA has sent a warning out on it’s Facebook page about the poisonings.

From TheJournal.ie Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's Free Range
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 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 This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

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 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 Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads Double Trouble

Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads

Annabel has two heads, two mouths, two noses, two ears and four eyes.

10 of the greatest ever animal photobombs

Animals do not care for your selfies.

From TheJournal.ie Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism" Bestiality

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"

But a lot of people were against the law.

From TheJournal.ie Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered Whale Of A Time

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered

It was considered endangered, but is not anymore. Which is good.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine ISPCA

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine

Megan has since made a full recovery and has been rehomed.

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.

From TheJournal.ie A lucky zoo has just welcomed these beautiful endangered clouded leopard kittens Two Cute
From TheJournal.ie There was a giant pillow fight in London today Down Weapons

There was a giant pillow fight in London today

A large-scale fight, not a fight with giant pillows.

From TheJournal.ie Some American pets could soon be able to get high Scooby Snacks

Some American pets could soon be able to get high

However, it won’t be for recreational purposes.

From TheJournal.ie This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same Sister Sister
From TheJournal.ie Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not  neutered Vulnerable

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not neutered

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.

From TheJournal.ie Own a dog? You will HAVE to microchip it from next year Boo Approved

Own a dog? You will HAVE to microchip it from next year

A new programme will be rolled out for puppies in September, before extending to all dogs in 2016.

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 Guards in Finglas have found a cat ... and they're not delighted about it Pawsitive Id

Guards in Finglas have found a cat ... and they're not delighted about it

Think of all the cute videos they could make together.

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).

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested for stealing sheep, goats, lambs and a ram Baaad News

Man arrested for stealing sheep, goats, lambs and a ram

He will appear in court today.

From TheJournal.ie Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us' Gunther Von Hagens

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

A new exhibition by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens is coming to Dublin later this year.

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 Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like? Counting Crocs This post contains images

Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like?

A lot more fun than a human headcount, it seems.

From TheJournal.ie Vet is 'abandoned' to raise awareness about dumped dogs Strays

Vet is 'abandoned' to raise awareness about dumped dogs

Olivia Kennedy spent a day wandering in the countryside, and filmed her experiences.

From TheJournal.ie Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife Walkin In A...

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife

And you can do it directly from your phone…

Here's why there are headlines about a guy having sex with a fish

It’s just as bad as you think :(

Pope Francis: All dogs do go to heaven

The Pope has said that heaven is “open to all of God’s creatures”.

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 Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived Mansion House This post contains images

Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

From TheJournal.ie Toddler attacked by tapir in Dublin Zoo 'lucky not to be infected' Dublin Zoo

Toddler attacked by tapir in Dublin Zoo 'lucky not to be infected'

The zoo was forced to pay €5,000 to charity after the attack.

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 Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better Spooked

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

From TheJournal.ie Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween Happy Halloween This post contains images

Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween

The monkeys don’t know what to do with themselves.

From TheJournal.ie Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers New Arrivals

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers

Today the zoo welcomed its one millionth visitor this year.