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# Animal Welfare

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'We are in the midst of a crisis': Sanctuary for 170 horses facing closure
Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
Australia has killed nearly 700 koalas - but Russia hopes the 'Putin koala' was spared
Thousands of greyhounds just disappear each year - what's happening to them?
Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo
Meet the two-legged dog who hops around like a kangaroo
Kai the 'suitcase dog' will get a forever home after his story goes viral worldwide
Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame
Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath
Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather
Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border
'Shocked and horrified': Bodies of 11 greyhounds found on Irish ferry
Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced
Foal rescued after falling down open manhole
Apartment notice suggesting 'debarking' to silence noisy dogs causes outrage among residents
15 black kittens found in suitcase dumped outside animal hospital
This protected falcon had to be euthanised after being shot in Wexford
Raising of King Puck goat goes ahead amid animal welfare concerns
Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter
Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding
Aaron McKenna
The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population
Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found
'Bloody' demonstrations to be held against badger culling
Her owners thought she was a micro-pig... but Esther's now 240kg and has raised $400k
Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle
Video shows 'dog' literally melting away in hot car
How many horses has your council seized this year?
These 62 rescued dogs need new homes
Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes
Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs
Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'
"They don't know what daylight is": Rescuing hens to give them a new life
Dublin council bans animal-act circuses on public land
It's a good day for Irish animals
Update: Volunteers have two more days to raise funds to save eight horses
DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market
Healy-Rae: Seal cull ‘badly needed’ to protect west coast fishing industry
Duffy's Circus brands criticism of their use of sea lions as "misleading and hurtful"
How could you not adopt one of these dogs?
South Africa: 50 per cent increase in rhinos poached in 2013