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100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend
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100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend

May 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 24,010 Views 13 Comments

People earlier this month were urged not to buy ducklings being sold for as low as €5 each.

If we want to protect urban horses, we need to work with their owners
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If we want to protect urban horses, we need to work with their owners

Mar 27th 2021, 8:01 PM 22,595 Views 42 Comments

DSPCA education and community outreach projects are trying to address welfare issues facing loose horses in the greater Dublin area.

Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours
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Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours

Oct 9th 2020, 12:56 PM 27,617 Views 33 Comments

The puppies were found in a box in the back of a van.

Six puppies destined for the UK seized by Revenue at Dublin Port
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Six puppies destined for the UK seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Oct 8th 2020, 5:15 PM 35,462 Views 24 Comments

They are now in the care of the DSPCA.

Stolen to breed: Criminals stealing thoroughbred dogs 'to make quick cash' by breeding them
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Stolen to breed: Criminals stealing thoroughbred dogs 'to make quick cash' by breeding them

Aug 9th 2020, 7:45 AM 44,447 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí are aware of an increase in the number of dog thefts.

There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant
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There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant

Jul 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,857 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port
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Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port

May 4th 2020, 12:54 PM 69,150 Views 57 Comments

The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing
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People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing

Mar 28th 2020, 11:00 AM 33,874 Views 36 Comments

The DSPCA fears people will return these pets when work and school routines go back to normal.

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old
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'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old

Jan 9th 2020, 5:33 PM 87,234 Views 28 Comments

The new regulations also require all adverts to include microchip numbers.

DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain
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DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain

Dec 17th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,618 Views 23 Comments

The dogs were seized by Revenue over the weekend.

Twelve Irish-trained greyhounds discovered in cages with no food or water at Dublin Port
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Twelve Irish-trained greyhounds discovered in cages with no food or water at Dublin Port

Dec 16th 2019, 6:20 PM 40,323 Views 92 Comments

Nine of the 12 dogs have raced in the last month

Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night
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Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night

Aug 19th 2019, 5:12 PM 26,654 Views 23 Comments

The puppies were found concealed among furniture in a van.

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin
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Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

Jul 16th 2019, 6:07 PM 76,222 Views 96 Comments

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port
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Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 6:51 PM 16,200 Views 15 Comments

The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.

Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season
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Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season

Dec 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 14,384 Views 20 Comments

So far this year the DSPCA has taken in 1,389 cats and kittens.

Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly
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Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly

Nov 9th 2018, 10:32 AM 25,717 Views 41 Comments

The DSPCA is looking to locate the cat’s owner.

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs
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# Heatwave

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:20 AM 2,208 Views 0 Comments

We’ll remember this heatwave fondly when it’s on Reeling In the Years.

Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'
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Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'

Jun 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 21,572 Views 28 Comments

DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy
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We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 16,457 Views 9 Comments

Temperatures are set to soar in the coming days. Here’s some advice.

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs
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'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs

Jun 22nd 2018, 10:45 AM 21,105 Views 27 Comments

The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK
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'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Updated Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 AM 15,556 Views 12 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

Appeal for help after a dozen exotic birds escaped Dublin aviary during Storm Emma
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Appeal for help after a dozen exotic birds escaped Dublin aviary during Storm Emma

Mar 5th 2018, 6:45 PM 17,654 Views 13 Comments

It is understood that about 12 birds escaped the enclosure.

DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas
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DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas

Nov 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 24,813 Views 67 Comments

The DSPCA wants to remind people that their pet is a member of the family and “not a disposable item”.

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub
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'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

Sep 6th 2017, 9:14 AM 28,486 Views 36 Comments

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin
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Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

Aug 31st 2017, 7:46 PM 22,359 Views 19 Comments

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

This puppy was one of three found in the back of a van at Dublin Port yesterday
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This puppy was one of three found in the back of a van at Dublin Port yesterday

May 5th 2017, 5:49 PM 12,751 Views 9 Comments

The three dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

Gardaí seized more puppies at Dublin Port last night
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Gardaí seized more puppies at Dublin Port last night

Apr 2nd 2017, 4:03 PM 33,515 Views 18 Comments

The majority of the puppies are Labrador/Collie cross and are just 10 weeks old.

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey
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Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

Mar 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 15,042 Views 28 Comments

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage
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Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage

Mar 6th 2017, 4:43 PM 16,449 Views 10 Comments

The animals were not microchipped nor did they have pet passports.

John Paul the rabbit needs a home after being abandoned near the Papal Cross
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# JP III

John Paul the rabbit needs a home after being abandoned near the Papal Cross

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:51 PM 4,014 Views 1 Comment

Ah here.

DSPCA renews appeal to public as Christmas present puppy is handed in already
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DSPCA renews appeal to public as Christmas present puppy is handed in already

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:05 PM 20,336 Views 26 Comments

His name is Prancer.

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port
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Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port

Dec 18th 2016, 2:09 PM 14,787 Views 23 Comments

The puppies, seized yesterday, will not be rehomed before Christmas, the DSPCA has said.

'Quiet, hungry' puppies shipped from Dublin Port will soon need new homes
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'Quiet, hungry' puppies shipped from Dublin Port will soon need new homes

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 24,353 Views 14 Comments

The puppies were seized in Holyhead and returned to Dublin, where they are now being cared for in temporary foster homes.

Nearly 100 puppies sent from Dublin Port have been seized in the UK
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Nearly 100 puppies sent from Dublin Port have been seized in the UK

Nov 15th 2016, 4:07 PM 18,902 Views 22 Comments

The DSPCA said all the animals have been returned to Ireland and are currently receiving veterinary treatment.

Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase
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Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase

Nov 11th 2016, 10:13 AM 12,453 Views 20 Comments

The DSPCA has re-homed over 900 cats and kittens to date in 2016, an increase on previous years.

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween
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Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 16,167 Views 23 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port
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Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port

Sep 16th 2016, 3:36 PM 28,141 Views 30 Comments

The dogs will now be looking for new homes.

Gardaí rescue five Pomeranian puppies from van on way to England
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Gardaí rescue five Pomeranian puppies from van on way to England

Sep 2nd 2016, 12:58 PM 18,955 Views 27 Comments

The van was seized for no insurance.

DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port
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DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port

Aug 23rd 2016, 3:04 PM 13,481 Views 22 Comments

The dogs are receiving veterinary care, after being found by gardaí.

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port
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Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 20,452 Views 31 Comments

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

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