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#Animal Abuse

# animal-abuse - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
# Mallow
# Mallow

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

Jan 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 25,892 Views 29 Comments

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# animal-abuse - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

'Absolutely horrendous': 16 abandoned, malnourished donkeys rescued in Mayo
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

'Absolutely horrendous': 16 abandoned, malnourished donkeys rescued in Mayo

Jan 30th 2018, 10:21 AM 22,429 Views 60 Comments

One donkey was already dead when the Department of Agriculture arrived at the scene.

# animal-abuse - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Oct 11th 2017, 8:47 PM 46,035 Views 15 Comments

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# animal-abuse - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,596 Views 35 Comments

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

# animal-abuse - Sunday 26 March, 2017

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin
# Horses
# Horses

At crisis point: Over €1 million spent to destroy 2,000 horses in Dublin

Mar 26th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,392 Views 31 Comments

There were 4,923 horses seized across Ireland in just one year and most were put down.

# animal-abuse - Thursday 2 March, 2017

"Savage behaviour": Crocodile stoned to death by visitors at Tunisia zoo
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

"Savage behaviour": Crocodile stoned to death by visitors at Tunisia zoo

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:57 AM 29,369 Views 56 Comments

The animal died after being hit on the head by two large rocks.

# animal-abuse - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed
# Not Claimed
# Not Claimed

Almost €1 million spent seizing over 2,500 horses and almost 90% were destroyed

Nov 16th 2016, 6:15 AM 11,869 Views 34 Comments

When a horse is seized, a public notice is put up and if it’s not claimed after five days, the animal is destroyed.

# animal-abuse - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Malicious and cruel: what drives someone to poison a dog?
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Malicious and cruel: what drives someone to poison a dog?

Jun 25th 2016, 11:30 AM 28,985 Views 57 Comments

After the case of deliberate poisoning in Dublin this week, TheJournal.ie delves into such incidents and why they happen.

# animal-abuse - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay
# Gruesome
# Gruesome

Dead dog with brick tied to his neck is pulled from quay

Mar 18th 2015, 4:19 PM 24,964 Views 68 Comments

The animal was found in Ballina.

# animal-abuse - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs
# Brazil
From The Daily Edge
# Brazil

Woman breaks up with fiancé after secretly filming him abusing her dogs

Feb 10th 2015, 4:45 PM 6,701 Views 4 Comments

Nina Mandin became suspicious of her fiancé after she noticed her dogs were withdrawn.

# animal-abuse - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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

May 16th 2014, 9:35 AM 28,422 Views 72 Comments

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

# animal-abuse - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral
# Cruel Blow
From The Daily Edge
# Cruel Blow

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral

May 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,832 Views 99 Comments

Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.

# animal-abuse - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes
# Abuse
# Abuse

Horses in Dublin estate starved, beaten and mowed down by quad bikes

Feb 20th 2014, 9:45 PM 50,597 Views 210 Comments

*WARNING* This story contains a very graphic image that some people may find disturbing.

# animal-abuse - Monday 17 February, 2014

Abused dog's new owner writes touching open letter to person who hurt her
# Must Love Dogs
From The Daily Edge
# Must Love Dogs

Abused dog's new owner writes touching open letter to person who hurt her

Feb 17th 2014, 11:42 AM 5,652 Views 5 Comments

Cathy the pitbull had been underfed and burned with cigarettes by a previous owner. For shame.

# animal-abuse - Monday 13 January, 2014

Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed
# Warrior Dog
# Warrior Dog

Dog named Fionn who was left to die under a pile of rubbish to be rehomed

Jan 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,133 Views 50 Comments

Fionn was sent to Dublin to have an operation on his skull over Christmas.

# animal-abuse - Friday 28 June, 2013

Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

Laois man convicted for causing unnecessary suffering to a dog

Jun 28th 2013, 7:15 PM 13,481 Views 75 Comments

The man has been banned from keeping animals for five years and will have to undertake community service with the ISPCA.

# animal-abuse - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse

Mar 20th 2013, 12:18 PM 9,528 Views 33 Comments

The ‘seal-cam’ captured people abusing and harassing seals at a beach in San Diego.

# animal-abuse - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Owl dies after being kicked by soccer player
# Owl Death
# Owl Death

Owl dies after being kicked by soccer player

Mar 1st 2011, 3:19 PM 1,945 Views 0 Comments

Panamian striker apologised for his behaviour following the shocking incident.

# animal-abuse - Saturday 4 September, 2010

Bosnian ‘puppy thrower’ being questioned by police
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

Bosnian ‘puppy thrower’ being questioned by police

Sep 4th 2010, 4:23 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

Authorities detain a girl in an online video that showed her throw newborn puppies into a river.