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From TheJournal.ie Man receives lifetime ban from keeping animals after pig "eaten alive" by dogs Savaged

Man receives lifetime ban from keeping animals after pig "eaten alive" by dogs

The animal had to be euthanised immediately after the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut Animal Welfare

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut

She had claimed she did not have a proper muzzle for the dog.

From TheJournal.ie The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas Sneachta

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas

The ISPCA recently issued a list of warning signs for puppy farms, adding that pets never make good Christmas presents.

From TheJournal.ie Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't Rogue Breeders

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't

The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween Fireworks

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair A Happy Tail

Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair

Joey the dog is now back with his owner after a nine-day ordeal.

From TheJournal.ie 3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year Animal Welfare

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

From TheJournal.ie Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails Jack Russells

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails

Garda assistance was required to seize the dogs after the owner became “extremely hostile”.

From TheJournal.ie 34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork ISPCA

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Some of the cats and kittens had to be humanely euthanised on veterinary advice.

From TheJournal.ie Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

From TheJournal.ie Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot Puppy Trade

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot

The ISPCA is now looking for homes for the puppies.

From TheJournal.ie Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk Animal Cruelty

Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk

The ISPCA says the dog had a chronic skin condition all over the lower half of her body.

From TheJournal.ie Wooden crates for housing dogs "no longer in use" at dog breeding farm in Cavan Puppy Farms

Wooden crates for housing dogs "no longer in use" at dog breeding farm in Cavan

Cavan County Council inspected a dog breeding farm following a recent BBC Spotlight programme.

From TheJournal.ie Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food Mallow This post contains images
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 Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff Saved

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork Rescued

Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork

All the dogs were extremely underweight and there was no clean water available to them.

From TheJournal.ie 18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life Illegal Trade

18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life

The DSPCA said Ireland is the puppy farm capital of Europe.

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 ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift Not Even For Christmas

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream Animal Cruelty

Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream

The animals were found in fertiliser bags last week.

From TheJournal.ie Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens Animal Cruelty

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens

Other young people in the area saw what they were doing and rescued the kittens.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals Faeces And Urine

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals

The woman had plead guilty to leaving the dog locked in a kitchen.

From TheJournal.ie More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow New Home

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow

Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.

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 Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails No Vet

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

The practice is now against the law.

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 'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down Carlow

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

Inspectors took 52 dogs and two horses away from the site.

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 PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river Blarney

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

From TheJournal.ie Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo Abandoned

Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image some people may find distressing.

From TheJournal.ie Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath ISPCA

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”

From TheJournal.ie Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather Animal Welfare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

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 Record number of animals removed from Ballinasloe Horse Fair despite 'considerable progress' ISPCA

Record number of animals removed from Ballinasloe Horse Fair despite 'considerable progress'

The festival this month saw 37 animals taken into the care of the ISPCA, 28 of which were dogs.

From TheJournal.ie Foal rescued after falling down open manhole Story Horse

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole

He’s fine now after being reunited with his mother.

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 Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog Feeling Less Woof

Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog

He was found with severe wounds in a field in north Dublin earlier this year.