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PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river
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PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

Feb 16th 2015, 6:25 PM 14,889 Views 14 Comments

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

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

Jan 29th 2015, 5:15 PM 19,126 Views 63 Comments

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

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath
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Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

Nov 24th 2014, 1:04 PM 19,887 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border
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Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

Nov 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 26,736 Views 66 Comments

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

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs
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Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

Nov 14th 2014, 7:39 AM 14,052 Views 44 Comments

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

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

Oct 16th 2014, 7:00 PM 21,431 Views 41 Comments

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

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole
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Foal rescued after falling down open manhole

Sep 26th 2014, 4:46 PM 10,374 Views 19 Comments

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

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned
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'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

Sep 24th 2014, 5:36 PM 12,877 Views 27 Comments

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

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

Sep 18th 2014, 11:35 AM 11,284 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Aug 10th 2014, 3:13 PM 38,936 Views 76 Comments

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

The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population
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The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population

Aug 5th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,509 Views 13 Comments

By not allowing them to breed.

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise
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ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

Jul 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,848 Views 24 Comments

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

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic
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Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

Jul 7th 2014, 6:54 PM 18,120 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Jun 18th 2014, 11:43 AM 5,631 Views 16 Comments

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.

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

Jun 17th 2014, 2:48 PM 9,561 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 12,500 Views 78 Comments

Another horse died on Sunday during one of these races.

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle
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Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

Jun 9th 2014, 4:51 PM 34,760 Views 171 Comments

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

These 62 rescued dogs need new homes
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These 62 rescued dogs need new homes

May 28th 2014, 9:03 AM 20,522 Views 67 Comments

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

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

Apr 8th 2014, 10:22 AM 14,442 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Apr 4th 2014, 8:59 AM 31,219 Views 140 Comments

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

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

Mar 24th 2014, 9:01 PM 26,264 Views 51 Comments

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.

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

Feb 8th 2014, 10:15 AM 13,199 Views 101 Comments

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

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

Feb 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 35,586 Views 142 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2014, 6:50 AM 7,807 Views 32 Comments

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

Nine dogs saved from death
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Nine dogs saved from death

Jan 16th 2014, 9:30 PM 18,134 Views 55 Comments

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

Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare
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Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare

Dec 17th 2013, 1:00 PM 11,738 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2013, 7:54 AM 36,236 Views 116 Comments

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.

How to keep your pets safe this Halloween
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How to keep your pets safe this Halloween

Oct 26th 2013, 5:00 PM 8,712 Views 27 Comments

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

Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene
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Over 40 complaints lodged over Love/Hate cat shooting scene

Oct 8th 2013, 12:12 PM 20,327 Views 194 Comments

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

Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain
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Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain

Sep 2nd 2013, 3:20 PM 9,592 Views 54 Comments

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.

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

Aug 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,869 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Jun 21st 2013, 10:38 AM 15,460 Views 71 Comments

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

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin
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Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin

May 16th 2013, 4:39 PM 40,229 Views 139 Comments

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

Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities
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Huge variations in payment of dog fines by local authorities

Apr 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,594 Views 26 Comments

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

Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week
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Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week

Apr 11th 2013, 5:48 PM 21,685 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 4,060 Views 22 Comments

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.

ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals
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ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals

Mar 23rd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,158 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2013, 11:36 AM 7,635 Views 58 Comments

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