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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C


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Donkey charity ‘bursting at the seams’ as number in need of rescue grows
Donkey Sanctuary Ireland warned that the crisis is getting worse.
# mallow
'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.
The volunteer-run farm where Ireland's mistreated horses are nursed back to health
My Lovely Horse Rescue responds to call-outs across Dublin and around the country.
Charities Regulator to animal charity - 'sort out your books or else'
Last night’s Claire Byrne Live investigation alleged charity Animal Heaven Animal Rescue had deficiencies in its bookkeeping, fundraising and financial transparency.
# We want them
Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port
The dogs will now be looking for new homes.
# Donegal
Three fishermen, a kayaker and the coast guard save a sheep that fell 200ft off a cliff
“We think the young sheep had fallen about 200 feet and had nowhere to go.”
# free to rome
Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance
Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.
# sanctuary
California woman lets thousands of homeless cats take over her house
Lynea Lattanzio spent her entire retirement fund on the sanctuary.
# Happy ending
WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon
Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.
This adorable picture of an orphaned kangaroo and his teddy is going viral
His name is Doodlebug. DOODLEBUG!
# comin atcha
This tortoise got a brand new 3D-printed shell after her own one was damaged
Her name is Cleopatra, and she looks fierce.
# lorelai
This little girl's reaction to getting a puppy will make you weep
# Sheepish
Oops! This guy's attempt to rescue a sheep ends in one epic fail
Well, at least he tried…
# Saved
Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth
The poor little critter was hit by a car.
# free at last
Elephant 'cries' when freed after 50 years in captivity
Raju the elephant was rescued last week by UK charity Wildlife SOS.
# homes needed
PAWS animal rescue to lose thousands of euro in donations due to bank closure
The rehoming centre is desperately looking for animal lovers to adopt a dog.
# paws for thought
Two-legged dog Lou has an absolute ball on his first trip to the beach
No no, our eyes are just leaking.
# RIP Mairead
Deer calf Mairead found shot in ditch dies
Little Mairead was thought to be well on her way to recovery when she suddenly passed away.
# Animal Welfare
Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal
The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.
# Happy ending
PICS: Rubbish collector rescues dog left in a bin bag
It’s a tale of survival, thankfully with a happy ending.
# Animal Cruelty
Lurcher puppy has throat slashed in brutal attack
The puppy, named Taylor by his rescuers, is recovering after a two hour surgery to reconstruct his neck.
# Puppies
Puppy Fund for rescued dogs raises over €7,000 in three days
The DSPCA has set a €10k target in order to care for 96 puppies recently rescued.
# Animal Cruelty
Some seized puppies 'only six weeks old', says DSPCA
The second litter of puppies, seized at Dublin Port on Thursday evening, are mostly aged between eight and ten weeks.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added little mice boy bands
Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.
56 puppies rescued in second dog trafficking seizure
One man was arrested but has been released since.
Rescued puppies will need homes...potential owners asked to register
The dogs are not available for adoption just yet as they are still evidence in the animal cruelty case.
# need to know
The Evening with added animal rescue
The things we learned, loved and shared today.
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.
# Pony Rescue
ISPCA rescues pony after it was set on fire
The yearling colt has been suffering with burns since Halloween weekend.
Cow gets head stuck in ladder – needs rescue
The Scottish SPCA has saved a cow after he got his head stuck in a ladder. Seriously. There are pictures.
Pound denies plan to put animals to rest
Six dogs at Cavan’s county pound are to be handed over to SPCA, so that a staff member can take holidays. Efforts to permanently re-home all the dogs are being made.