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#Animal Cruelty

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Horses left to die by farmer in 'unprecedented' animal cruelty case

Martin Gerald Foley pleaded guilty to 20 charges out of a total of 193 charges first brought against him.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should fur farming be banned in Ireland?

Last month Prada announced it will go fur-free.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Body of young horse that was used for sulky racing dumped on Dublin road

A woman found the horse’s body while she was out walking with her dog.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence

James Kavanagh pleaded guilty to 30 counts of causing or allowing animal cruelty at his property in April 2015.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 22 February, 2019

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Outrage in New Zealand as six baby seals found decapitated

The crimes have been described as “disturbing, brutal and violent”.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 26 November, 2018

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat

Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Australian police hunt for men accused of torturing and killing kangaroos

A man was seen brandishing knuckle-dusters in one of the pictures.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 21 September, 2018

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

The man received a fine of €1,150.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Kitten that was kicked and put in frying pan is being rehomed

A video of the incident is being investigated by gardaí.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 13 August, 2018

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs

Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 22 June, 2018

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs

The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'Not acceptable': Probe launched after young men filmed dragging exhausted pony on public road

The ISPCA said it was working with gardaí to investigate the incident.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 4 May, 2018

27 dogs found in van at Scottish ferry port returned to Ireland

The dogs and puppies are now in the care of the ISPCA.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Gardaí launch investigation after horse dies on road in Cork housing estate

Local councillors are calling for tighter regulations to be put in place in relation to sulky racing.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Police call for restraint after a young puppy was killed with a hammer in Armagh

The PSNI has urged people to allow them investigate the matter.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Limerick teenagers threw baby rabbit towards a river and let their dogs attack it

Limerick Animal Welfare is currently caring for the rabbit.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 18 December, 2017

'Sheer neglect': ISPCA investigating donkey found with 'horrific head injuries'

Meanwhile, Action For Animal Welfare Ireland has posted images of a severely neglected horse on its Facebook page.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 10 November, 2017

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 17 July, 2017

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?

Over the weekend, Spanish authorities dismantled an organised crime group that trades horsemeat illegally.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 7 July, 2017

Two Americans and one Spaniard gored in Pamplona bull run

Today’s bull run was the first of the nine-day festival.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand

The PSNI met with a man after people called for a boycott of a festival he’s organising.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

After spate of animal cruelty cases, Taiwan has decided to ban the eating of cats and dogs

Eating dogs is believed to boost male potency by some in the country.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 25 March, 2017

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The donkey gelatin industry is said to be worth millions of dollars in China, which is now looking to Africa to satisfy new demand.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'

Even in the best circumstances, it’s impossible for zoos to meet all the unique needs of the various species they hold captive, writes Elisa Allen.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 3 February, 2017

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

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

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