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Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green
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Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green

May 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 36,517 Views 91 Comments

Daytime seizures can result in a very quick gathering of a hostile mob.

'Gary' the pet ferret got lost in Stoneybatter and made lots of new friends
# Get Gary Home
# Get Gary Home

'Gary' the pet ferret got lost in Stoneybatter and made lots of new friends

May 17th 2016, 5:29 PM 7,470 Views 4 Comments

The things he must have seen!

Five foot snake falls out of ceiling onto head of Dublin house owner
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Five foot snake falls out of ceiling onto head of Dublin house owner

Mar 22nd 2016, 12:11 PM 57,099 Views 44 Comments

Fortunately, it wasn’t poisonous. So much for driving all the snakes out of Ireland…

This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning
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# Madra Rua

This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning

Jul 27th 2015, 11:14 AM 6,557 Views 3 Comments

The DSPCA has some simple advice.

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption
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Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

Jul 8th 2015, 9:35 PM 13,569 Views 20 Comments

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

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

Jun 28th 2015, 10:30 AM 35,457 Views 10 Comments

The DSPCA has some good advice for you.

Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died
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Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died

Jun 18th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,834 Views 22 Comments

Poor Nora.

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'
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Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'

May 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,233 Views 11 Comments

This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.

People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter
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People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter

Apr 4th 2015, 3:34 PM 16,096 Views 23 Comments

The furry little animals can be great pets but they need a lot of love and care.

This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland
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This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland

Mar 27th 2015, 2:24 PM 21,766 Views 10 Comments

Bruno is back home again.

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?
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Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:36 PM 14,698 Views 16 Comments

The DSPCA wants to hear from you.

A little Galway dog and his owner were joyfully reunited after a year apart
# Bruno
# Bruno

A little Galway dog and his owner were joyfully reunited after a year apart

Mar 14th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,301 Views 3 Comments

Welcome home Bruno.

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing
# Little Pups
# Little Pups

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing

Feb 7th 2015, 10:27 AM 4,154 Views 2 Comments

Puppies!

This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day
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This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day

Feb 6th 2015, 10:51 PM 66,058 Views 65 Comments

Look! Look at them!

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port
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These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

Feb 5th 2015, 9:20 PM 41,761 Views 59 Comments

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle
# Squeeeeee
# Squeeeeee

Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle

Jan 30th 2015, 8:09 AM 3,896 Views 2 Comments

If this doesn’t make you smile, you’re dead inside. DEAD.

Shetland ponies being being left to fend for themselves in fields and front gardens
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# Urban Locations

Shetland ponies being being left to fend for themselves in fields and front gardens

Jan 6th 2015, 3:14 PM 10,026 Views 11 Comments

12 calls were made to the DSPCA yesterday.

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

Dec 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,055 Views 12 Comments

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

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

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

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 18,694 Views 104 Comments

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

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record
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# Good Dogs

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:03 PM 14,591 Views 14 Comments

They broke the record for the largest number of pooches being trained to sit, give the paw, lie down and target touch at the same time.

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon
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Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

Aug 20th 2014, 7:12 PM 41,787 Views 60 Comments

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

Brighten up your Thursday by looking at these pictures of Bill O'Herlihy and a puppy
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# Puppy Love

Brighten up your Thursday by looking at these pictures of Bill O'Herlihy and a puppy

Aug 14th 2014, 2:12 PM 3,218 Views 1 Comment

That’s the screensaver sorted.

DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading
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DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading

May 16th 2014, 9:35 AM 28,551 Views 72 Comments

DoneDeals says that removing the ads would drive the marker underground.

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'
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# How Much Is That Doggie

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'

Mar 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 6,491 Views 42 Comments

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but DoneDeals.ie claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

It's a good day for Irish animals
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It's a good day for Irish animals

Mar 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 20,756 Views 66 Comments

A new animal Bill has been passed to replace legislation that’s 103 years old.

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market
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DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market

Mar 1st 2014, 3:17 PM 11,053 Views 25 Comments

Over 100 horses were reported to have been at the site in Clondalkin.

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home
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# Forever Home

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home

Feb 16th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,449 Views 22 Comments

They need an owner who understands how unique they are.

Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating
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Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating

Feb 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,831 Views 34 Comments

The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to hosting a Cat Speed Dating session tomorrow.

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived
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Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived

Jan 21st 2014, 6:21 PM 27,113 Views 80 Comments

The surviving dog Willow is being cared for around the clock by the DSPCA.

Brad and Angelina have found a new gaff in Dublin*
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Brad and Angelina have found a new gaff in Dublin*

Dec 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,071 Views 12 Comments

*It’s been a bit of a ruff time for them.

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 10:59 PM 11,521 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Dublin puppy farm closed by DSPCA
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Dublin puppy farm closed by DSPCA

Dec 19th 2013, 5:14 PM 20,210 Views 35 Comments

Following a month long investigation into the puppy farm, nine adult dogs were taken into care by the animal welfare charity.

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal
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Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal

Dec 4th 2013, 2:10 PM 26,022 Views 61 Comments

The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight
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Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Nov 28th 2013, 11:07 PM 88,724 Views 370 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online
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# Not Just For Christmas

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

Nov 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 11,490 Views 41 Comments

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

Video: Can you help? Cute, slightly boisterous dogs seek good homes...
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Video: Can you help? Cute, slightly boisterous dogs seek good homes...

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,903 Views 26 Comments

Rocky, Ruby and three-legged ‘MJ’ are just three of around 60 DSPCA dogs that need new owners.

DSPCA struggling as demands rise and donations fall
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DSPCA struggling as demands rise and donations fall

Aug 20th 2013, 12:56 PM 541 Views 1 Comment

The society says that demands for help, advice and vet care now outstrip what they can offer.

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin
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# Dead Horses

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin

May 16th 2013, 4:39 PM 40,237 Views 139 Comments

Two horses were killed in two separate incidents in the Darndale area of Dublin yesterday.

ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping
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# Micro-chipping

ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping

Mar 28th 2013, 8:01 AM 6,124 Views 55 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture hopes to bring in regulations which will see all dogs micro-chipped.