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#Cruelty

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Prada is set to stop using fur but Ireland continues to support this barbaric industry Opinion

Opinion: Prada is set to stop using fur but Ireland continues to support this barbaric industry

Major players in fashion and media are turning their backs on this dying, cruel trade – it is time that we did too, writes John Carmody.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports? Animal Welfare This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports?

It has been argued that live export is a “pitiless trade” that harms animals.

From TheJournal.ie Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another Cruelty

Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another

The report did not mention whether anyone was punished over the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year Taking The Lead

Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year

There were 16,211 calls were made to the ISPCA’s helpline last year.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy Cruelty

Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy

He gave €250 to the ISPCA after a court case.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand Fermanagh

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Puerto Rican man who bit off the head of girlfriend's chihuahua gets jailed for seven years Animal Cruelty
From TheJournal.ie In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water Animal Cruelty

In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water

In 2016 inspectors initiated 32 prosecutions and saw 15 finalised in court.

From TheJournal.ie Irish puppy farms produce 30,000 dogs a year - here's how to make sure you don't buy from an illegal one Cruelty

Irish puppy farms produce 30,000 dogs a year - here's how to make sure you don't buy from an illegal one

Puppies from illegal farm will likely develop mental and physical illnesses as a result of in-breeding and their treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks

It’s not yet know what chemicals were used in these attacks – or if the same chemical was used in both.

From TheJournal.ie 40 dead tiger cubs found in a freezer at Thai temple Tiger Tale

40 dead tiger cubs found in a freezer at Thai temple

The temple has long proved a hit among mainly foreign visitors who flock there to be photographed.

From TheJournal.ie Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head Animal Cruelty

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo Cruelty

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo

The ISPCA has been runnings its ‘Big Stop’ campaign to have the attractions outlawed.

From TheJournal.ie Daniel Pelka's killer found dead in prison cell Stepfather

Daniel Pelka's killer found dead in prison cell

The boy’s mother, Magdelena Luczak, hanged herself in a separate prison last year.

From TheJournal.ie German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch Animal Cruelty

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

WARNING: This post contains images some readers may find distressing.

From TheJournal.ie Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property Cruelty This post contains videos

Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property

The ISPCA have released the video in order “to highlight the aftermath of the cruelty” that they deal with.

From TheJournal.ie Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years Ealing

Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years

Dr Emmanuel Edet engaged in charity work for children in the developing world, while keeping a Nigerian “house boy” trapped in his home.

From TheJournal.ie Dog has both eyes removed after Waterford chemical attack Chemical Burns

Dog has both eyes removed after Waterford chemical attack

The dog was found on the Cork Road area of Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won't look away from the wall What Cruelty Breeds This post contains videos

Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won't look away from the wall

The lurcher, named Angel, is being cared for by dog charity Paws.

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 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 Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries Child Abuse

Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries

A twisted relationship between the two women resulted in months of abuse for the 8-year-old and eventually her death.

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 At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law Intervene

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county Animal Rights

Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county

The motion, which goes before Kildare County Council, has the support of Mayor Fiona O’Loughlin.

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 'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned ISPCA

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

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 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 Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end Blood Sports

Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end

The Irish Council Against Blood Sports has said it is unacceptable that some priests “endorse cruelty” by blessing hunts.

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 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 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 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 Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week Animal Rights

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.

What's the best prank to drive somebody bonkers?

Paperclips, glitter – some ideas to torment your fellow human beings?

Justin Bieber accused of animal cruelty against his pet hamster Hamster This post contains videos

Justin Bieber accused of animal cruelty against his pet hamster

He gave the hamster to a screaming fan. Where is the love?

From TheJournal.ie Public warned not to keep fox cubs as pets Baby Foxes

Public warned not to keep fox cubs as pets

A number of orphaned baby foxes have been reported to the ISPCA recently.

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