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All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA
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All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

Sep 11th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,679 Views 24 Comments

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
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Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,665 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'
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# Statement

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

Sep 6th 2017, 5:42 PM 7,050 Views 6 Comments

The ISPCA have released a statement in relation to Davy Russell’s ban for striking a horse.

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down
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Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

Jun 8th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,188 Views 29 Comments

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions
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Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

May 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 30,507 Views 28 Comments

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?

May 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 16,603 Views 80 Comments

The ISPCA says it would help to reduce the number of animal welfare cases in the future.

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions
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'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions

Mar 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 37,674 Views 52 Comments

One of the dogs was missing all but two of his teeth.

Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water
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Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water

Mar 12th 2017, 7:40 AM 26,106 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has received over 53,000 calls in the past three years.

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

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

Mar 7th 2017, 3:26 PM 14,635 Views 21 Comments

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

Man who hoped his dog would get better without treatment convicted of animal cruelty
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Man who hoped his dog would get better without treatment convicted of animal cruelty

Feb 3rd 2017, 2:44 PM 28,985 Views 35 Comments

The man was in denial and hoped his pet would recover.

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

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

Jan 18th 2017, 2:27 PM 25,423 Views 40 Comments

The animal had to be euthanised immediately after the attack.

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut
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# Animal Welfare

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut

Jan 12th 2017, 12:37 PM 30,159 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 21st 2016, 10:11 AM 16,926 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,043 Views 18 Comments

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

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 16,183 Views 24 Comments

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

Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair
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# A Happy Tail

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

Oct 12th 2016, 4:58 PM 49,178 Views 52 Comments

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

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year
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# Animal Welfare

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

Sep 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 8,876 Views 26 Comments

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails
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# Jack Russells

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails

Sep 14th 2016, 2:22 PM 23,401 Views 46 Comments

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

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork
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34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Aug 8th 2016, 4:37 PM 20,403 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,799 Views 50 Comments

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

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot
# Puppy Trade
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# Puppy Trade

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot

Jun 27th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,690 Views 33 Comments

The ISPCA is now looking for homes for the puppies.

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

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

Jun 12th 2016, 5:15 PM 34,164 Views 84 Comments

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

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

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

May 19th 2016, 5:09 PM 19,420 Views 35 Comments

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

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food
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# Mallow

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food

Apr 6th 2016, 3:30 PM 23,552 Views 56 Comments

One of the dogs was pregnant.

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo
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# Cruelty

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo

Mar 25th 2016, 6:02 AM 22,197 Views 101 Comments

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

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff
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# Saved

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

Feb 14th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,744 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 7th 2016, 1:28 PM 30,070 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Jan 12th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,039 Views 22 Comments

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

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch
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German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

Jan 8th 2016, 11:57 AM 32,103 Views 63 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 28th 2015, 9:38 PM 27,329 Views 61 Comments

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

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

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

Dec 17th 2015, 1:07 PM 10,437 Views 18 Comments

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

Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream
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Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream

Nov 9th 2015, 5:06 PM 26,901 Views 59 Comments

The animals were found in fertiliser bags last week.

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens
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# Animal Cruelty

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens

Oct 28th 2015, 10:14 AM 16,870 Views 59 Comments

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

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals
# Faeces And Urine
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# Faeces And Urine

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:00 AM 16,318 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,552 Views 54 Comments

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

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"
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Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

May 15th 2015, 12:19 PM 18,054 Views 62 Comments

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails
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# No Vet

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

May 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,699 Views 55 Comments

The practice is now against the law.

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine
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Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine

Apr 20th 2015, 3:01 PM 19,191 Views 41 Comments

Megan has since made a full recovery and has been rehomed.

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

Apr 16th 2015, 7:45 PM 31,529 Views 52 Comments

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

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'
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# Classified Ads

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Apr 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 12,225 Views 26 Comments

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.