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# Dog

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# trá lathan
Dog rescued after falling from cliff near Doolin in Co Clare
Cliffs in the area are as high as 22 metres in places.
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# man's best friend
Research finds pet dogs can predict owners' epileptic seizures
19 dogs demonstrated more behavioural changes when confronted by seizure-associated odours, compared with their response to control odours.
# Animal Welfare
Woman convicted for possessing stolen dog that was found dead at Tipperary property
ISPCA Inspector Alice Lacey said the case “emphasises the value of having your dog microchipped”.
# Courts
Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner
The 10-month-old dog named Sam was taken to the vet but died during treatment.
# Dublin
Man to appear in court after arrest during search at which dog was shot dead
Gardaí were attacked by a dog inside a house in Dublin where they were carrying out a search.
# Dublin
Dog dies after garda firearm discharged during house search
Gardaí were attacked by a dog inside a house where they were carrying out a search under a warrant.
# Ballyshannon
Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.
# Coronavirus
Coronavirus sniffer dogs get to work at Helsinki Airport
Finland is the second country after the United Arab Emirates to launch such a project.
# dognapping
There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant
Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.
# barking up the wrong tree
Herring bristles at BOD's 'dog' remark
The Ulster hooker has had to wait patiently behind Rory Best over the past six years, but he will make his first Six Nations appearance on Saturday.
# good man
Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim
‘Who’s a good man?’
# puppies with papers
One county council issued by far and away the most dog licences last year
Cork County Council was way ahead of Kerry in second place.
# disembarked
'Incredible journey': Owner of 'Hamish' the rail-riding dog comes forward
The response to the terrier’s trip to the Big Smoke has been “overwhelming”, Irish Rail has said.
# all i want for christmas
Munster's Arno Botha and his dog Ben reunited for Christmas
The South African had to leave the French bulldog at home when he moved to the Northern Hemisphere.
# Courts
Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat
Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.
# Kent
Man and woman jailed in UK after toddler severely mauled by dog
The 18-month-old girl was left with serious injuries to her scalp.
# Advice
Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'
DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.
# zsa zsa
Meet the World's Ugliest Dog
We actually think she’s pretty cute.
# Animal Cruelty
'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs
The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.
# Kennels
Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards
Submissions received during a public consultation process differ on “a significant number of issues”.
# Dublin Port
Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis
Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port.
# moatview
Gardaí investigate after dog shot dead in overnight attack in Dublin
The shots were fired at around 1am.
# dog in despair
Family appeals for return of Trixie after van stolen with pet dog inside
The van was stolen as owner Tim Mullins went into a garage to buy a paper.
# United Airlines
'A tragic accident': Dog dies in United Airlines overhead bin
The black French bulldog was in a pet carrier during the flight from Houston to New York on Monday.
# Elsa the dog
This dog found her way back to her owners after being missing in Dublin for a year
Good woman yourself, Elsa.
# Florida
Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house
Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.
# dogs with jobs
Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital
They take their jobs VERY seriously.
# Cruelty
Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy
He gave €250 to the ISPCA after a court case.
# starved
Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years
The dog was found tied up at the back of the woman’s home next to a dilapidated dog kennel.
# dogs trust
'By getting a puppy at Christmas you're putting it at the worst start in life'
Dogs Trust is repeating its warning to the public to not give dogs as Christmas presents.
DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas
The DSPCA wants to remind people that their pet is a member of the family and “not a disposable item”.
# collared
Stella the sniffer dog helped seize €140k worth of cannabis in Portlaoise today
The drugs were addressed to a property in Wicklow.
# German Shepherd
Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin
The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.
# feels
Tom Hardy's last CBeebies Bedtime Story will be a tribute to his dog Woody
All the feels.
# Wicklow
Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog
The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Will you see any GAA game live this year?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# you're gorgeous
Martha the Mastiff is the world's ugliest dog
Martha bagged the top prize in the 29th World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in California.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Should a pet sleep in your bed with you?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# marley
Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton
Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.
# Lucky Escape
Gardaí to the rescue after dog found locked inside car in today's soaring temperatures
“Never lock animals in cars,” the gardaí warned.