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From TheJournal.ie Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter Animal Welfare

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter

The charity say they have suspended two staff members in the Roscommon shelter.

From TheJournal.ie The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population Horse Power

The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population

By not allowing them to breed.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise Animal Cruelty

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.

From TheJournal.ie Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic Wrong Place

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

It’s led to new calls for a ban on wild animals in circuses.

From TheJournal.ie Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA Horsemeat Scandal

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA warns that 'dogs die in hot cars' and leaving the window open isn't enough Hot Dogs

ISPCA warns that 'dogs die in hot cars' and leaving the window open isn't enough

Dog owners are advised to plan in advance before taking pets on any journeys.

From TheJournal.ie Banning sulky racing 'could make it more dangerous and drive it underground' Horse Welfare

Banning sulky racing 'could make it more dangerous and drive it underground'

Another horse died on Sunday during one of these races.

From TheJournal.ie Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle Animal Welfare

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.

From TheJournal.ie These 62 rescued dogs need new homes ISPCA

These 62 rescued dogs need new homes

The poodles, chihuahuas and other dogs were discovered at a redundant breeding facility in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Six four-week-old puppies found with tails illegally cut Rescued

Six four-week-old puppies found with tails illegally cut

The ISPCA is now caring for the little puppies, who were found in Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs Animal Cruelty

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.

From TheJournal.ie Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home Animal Cruelty

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home

The case of Forest is common one, said the ISPCA who will be talking about Forest and animal cruelty on RTE’s Prime Time this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful" ISPCA

Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"

The circus has said that they treat their animals’ welfare as a “top priority”.

From TheJournal.ie This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years Animal Cruelty

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

From TheJournal.ie Hay drive begins to help save "deluge" of dumped horses Neglected

Hay drive begins to help save "deluge" of dumped horses

The ISPCA is urgently asking Irish people to donate money to buy hay and feed a neglected horse.

From TheJournal.ie Nine dogs saved from death Dogs Saved

Nine dogs saved from death

The dogs from Carrick – which TheJournal.ie wrote about earlier this week – have all been offered accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare Animal Cruelty

Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare

The men were stopped by gardaí on the N4 shortly after the shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in 'graphic and horrific' case Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in 'graphic and horrific' case

The 80-year-old was also handed down a three-month suspended sentence after the ISPCA discovered four dead dogs and four emaciated Collies at his property in Cork.

From TheJournal.ie How to keep your pets safe this Halloween Halloween

How to keep your pets safe this Halloween

A spike in the amount of strays is usually noted after the Halloween period, said an ISPCA inspector.

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene Love/hate Cat

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene

Animal rights groups have been critical of the scene, which showed the animal being machine-gunned to death.

From TheJournal.ie Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain

The two pups, named Themla and Louise by their rescuers, were brought back to Roscommon Garda Station where they were given warm bed for the night in a cell.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help Animal Welfare

ISPCA at "breaking point" dealing with increased calls for help

The ISPCA received 1,524 calls over the whole of 2012 – and has taken 1,372 calls so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Sligo man charged with keeping a pony tied up for so long the rope tore her face Animal Cruelty

Sligo man charged with keeping a pony tied up for so long the rope tore her face

William ‘Jack’ Conway admitted to the offence at Sligo District Court and has until September to pay a fine or face prison.

From TheJournal.ie Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin Dead Horses

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities Dog Control

Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities

Figures from 2012 show payment rates varied from full compliance to just 3.6 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week Animal Rights

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

All six horses had died or had to be humanely destroyed because of starvation and neglect.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping Micro-chipping

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

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

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA want government to 'enforce legislation' as equine calls increase Equine Distress

ISPCA want government to 'enforce legislation' as equine calls increase

The charity’s equine units are now full beyond capacity due to a 33 per cent increase in calls which relate to horses in distress.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals ISPCA

ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals

From pigs to foals, these animals need the right home. Could you be the one to give them a forever home?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are Ireland’s animal welfare laws strong enough?

A number of cases recently have shown how badly some animals are treated by their owners – but are the punishments enough?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie 10 tips for tackling your dog's extra weight Fat Dogs

10 tips for tackling your dog's extra weight

New figures from the ISPCA have shown that a quarter of family pets in Ireland are overweight.

From TheJournal.ie 140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history Rescue This post contains images

140 dogs saved in biggest canine rescue in State history

More than 140 dogs were rescued from a property in rural Leitrim, where they were living “in deplorable conditions”.

From TheJournal.ie Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls ISPCA This post contains images

Four ponies rescued as ISPCA gets record no of equine distress calls

The organisation is appealing to owners to be “particularly vigilant” of their animals during the current cold snap.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA: "Don't abandon the pet puppy you got for Christmas" Abandoned

ISPCA: "Don't abandon the pet puppy you got for Christmas"

Almost 500 dogs were abandoned last January and February.

From TheJournal.ie ISPCA calls for "consistent enforcement" of dog breeding act Dogs

ISPCA calls for "consistent enforcement" of dog breeding act

The society said that it fears the act will be enforced more strongly in some areas than others.

Iggy What? Lizard found in Kildare garden

The ISPCA rescued Iggy after he was discovered among the flowerbeds in Kilcock.

From TheJournal.ie Public warned not to keep fox cubs as pets Baby Foxes

Public warned not to keep fox cubs as pets

A number of orphaned baby foxes have been reported to the ISPCA recently.

From TheJournal.ie Over 20 dogs rescued from "squalid conditions" in Co Laois ANIMAL RESCUE This post contains images

Over 20 dogs rescued from "squalid conditions" in Co Laois

The case was described as “animal hoarding”, with dogs being kept in unsuitable conditions, such as transport containers. All the dogs will be rehomed through the ISPCA.