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# animals - Friday 8 January, 2016

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

Jan 8th 2016, 11:57 AM 32,221 Views 63 Comments

WARNING: This post contains images some readers may find distressing.

# animals - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

31 of the cutest things that happened in 2015
# Squeeee
From The Daily Edge
# Squeeee

31 of the cutest things that happened in 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,478 Views 0 Comments

Possibly too much cute for you to handle right now.

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads
# Banned
# Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 37,008 Views 18 Comments

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# animals - Friday 18 December, 2015

This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies
# Cheese
From The Daily Edge
# Cheese

This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies

Dec 18th 2015, 9:16 AM 7,525 Views 0 Comments

It’s like these animals know the camera is there.

# animals - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine
# Cambodia
# Cambodia

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine

Dec 13th 2015, 8:30 AM 27,056 Views 32 Comments

Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.

# animals - Friday 11 December, 2015

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon
# Happy Ending
# Happy Ending

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Dec 11th 2015, 11:45 PM 30,864 Views 31 Comments

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

# animals - Saturday 21 November, 2015

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter
# Migration
# Migration

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter

Nov 21st 2015, 8:45 AM 7,748 Views 13 Comments

The plan is to kill mostly calves and females.

# animals - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Gardaí have taken in this dog and named him Riggs - but they want to find his owner
# Ruff Justice
# Ruff Justice

Gardaí have taken in this dog and named him Riggs - but they want to find his owner

Nov 8th 2015, 7:54 PM 17,970 Views 9 Comments

He is described as being “very friendly”.

Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group
# Par For The Course
# Par For The Course

Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group

Nov 8th 2015, 4:22 PM 13,388 Views 80 Comments

The ad had been taken out in a programme for an event which features the Listowel coursing club.

# animals - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period
# Unexplained
# Unexplained

Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period

Nov 3rd 2015, 10:16 PM 22,694 Views 11 Comments

Scientists are working to come up with an explanation for what has happened.

# animals - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Cars in Australia will soon be able to detect oncoming kangaroos
# Save The Roos
# Save The Roos

Cars in Australia will soon be able to detect oncoming kangaroos

Oct 31st 2015, 10:00 AM 7,768 Views 28 Comments

There are 20,000 kangaroo-vehicle incidents across the country each year.

# animals - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children
# Copenhagen
# Copenhagen

Danish zoo criticised for dissecting a lion in front of a crowd of children

Oct 15th 2015, 8:37 PM 16,534 Views 32 Comments

Zoo officials have defended it as educational.

# animals - Saturday 10 October, 2015

This dog wouldn't stop barking at people, so his owner came up with a genius plan
# Woof Woof
From The Daily Edge
# Woof Woof

This dog wouldn't stop barking at people, so his owner came up with a genius plan

Oct 10th 2015, 4:34 PM 46,223 Views 2 Comments

Guess who suddenly likes people again?

# animals - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Shock as 'masked man with baton' robs charity vet clinic
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Shock as 'masked man with baton' robs charity vet clinic

Oct 7th 2015, 5:49 PM 13,826 Views 29 Comments

The Irish Blue Cross’ Ballyfermot clinic is moving to a new location after it was robbed last week.

# animals - Sunday 4 October, 2015

11 animal Vines that will make you smile every time
# Yassss
From The Daily Edge
# Yassss

11 animal Vines that will make you smile every time

Oct 4th 2015, 2:47 PM 5,418 Views 2 Comments

Happy World Animal Day!

# animals - Friday 25 September, 2015

WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man
# Paris
# Paris

WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man

Sep 25th 2015, 11:33 PM 27,347 Views 66 Comments

The activists have defended their actions, and claimed the dog was being mistreated.

# animals - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo
# Mauled
# Mauled

Woman dies after being attacked by tiger in New Zealand zoo

Sep 20th 2015, 9:13 AM 23,220 Views 26 Comments

The staff member is reported to have been cleaning the enclosure at the time

# animals - Saturday 19 September, 2015

13 times animals showed their humans who was boss
# My Pet Human
From The Daily Edge
# My Pet Human

13 times animals showed their humans who was boss

Sep 19th 2015, 8:15 PM 10,602 Views 0 Comments

“My human is such a pest.”

# animals - Friday 18 September, 2015

This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped
# Tillie And Phoebe
# Tillie And Phoebe

This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped

Sep 18th 2015, 9:59 PM 29,521 Views 44 Comments

BFFs.

Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do
# Number One
# Number One

Humans spend as much time peeing as elephants do

Sep 18th 2015, 9:44 AM 12,297 Views 15 Comments

They all take about the same time as humans.

# animals - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Take a break and watch this dog beg his owner for forgiveness after making a mess
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this dog beg his owner for forgiveness after making a mess

Sep 17th 2015, 11:10 AM 31,053 Views 38 Comments

We want to own this dog.

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them
# Buzz Words
# Buzz Words

Ireland's bees are in danger, but here's the plan that could save them

Sep 17th 2015, 6:02 AM 17,349 Views 40 Comments

Many of the crops grown here depend on bees to pollinate them.

# animals - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

This couple just came up with a genius solution to let their pets sleep in their bed
# Dedication
From The Daily Edge
# Dedication

This couple just came up with a genius solution to let their pets sleep in their bed

Sep 16th 2015, 6:07 PM 7,947 Views 3 Comments

“9 in the bed and the little one said…”

Experienced zookeeper mauled to death by tiger
# Poland
# Poland

Experienced zookeeper mauled to death by tiger

Sep 16th 2015, 3:30 PM 18,482 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened at Wroclaw zoo this morning.

# animals - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Shocking photo of emaciated polar bear goes viral
# Svalbard
# Svalbard

Shocking photo of emaciated polar bear goes viral

Sep 15th 2015, 10:22 AM 40,446 Views 66 Comments

But is it the result of climate change or old age?

# animals - Monday 14 September, 2015

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast
# Clifden
# Clifden

PHOTOS: Irish Air Corps spot whales off Galway coast

Sep 14th 2015, 9:31 PM 25,776 Views 18 Comments

Not a bad day at the office.

# animals - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Vets remove dog's eyes after he was shot with a pellet gun
# Macari
# Macari

Vets remove dog's eyes after he was shot with a pellet gun

Sep 5th 2015, 2:18 PM 17,202 Views 50 Comments

The dog, named Macari, now needs a home.

# animals - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Price of Cecil the Lion 'killer dentist' costume increased due to demand
# No Comment
# No Comment

Price of Cecil the Lion 'killer dentist' costume increased due to demand

Aug 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 15,263 Views 19 Comments

It features a severed lion’s head mask and bloody smock and gloves “for a gruesome, complete look”.

Scientists are tweeting photos of animal genitalia and it's... eye-opening
# Junk Off
From The Daily Edge
# Junk Off

Scientists are tweeting photos of animal genitalia and it's... eye-opening

Aug 27th 2015, 8:36 PM 8,276 Views 6 Comments

Possibly NSFW.

What would you name these lion and cheetah cubs?
# In Need Of Names
# In Need Of Names

What would you name these lion and cheetah cubs?

Aug 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 11,786 Views 13 Comments

Dublin Zoo and Fota Island have some very cute new arrivals.

# animals - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Horse put down after being stabbed and 'sexually violated'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Horse put down after being stabbed and 'sexually violated'

Aug 19th 2015, 6:05 PM 43,915 Views 58 Comments

The owner is offering a €1,400 reward for information.

# animals - Monday 17 August, 2015

Dog dies after his throat is slashed in Cork
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Dog dies after his throat is slashed in Cork

Aug 17th 2015, 3:41 PM 31,285 Views 99 Comments

“His little body was stone cold and he was in a bad state of shock.”

# animals - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

'She was trembling': Blind cow rescued from River Suir
# Lucky Escape
# Lucky Escape

'She was trembling': Blind cow rescued from River Suir

Aug 12th 2015, 11:55 PM 19,152 Views 27 Comments

It’s likely she had been in the water since yesterday.

# animals - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'We beat it 2 death': Cruel note found on tortured dog
# Broken Bones
# Broken Bones

'We beat it 2 death': Cruel note found on tortured dog

Aug 11th 2015, 10:10 PM 25,132 Views 31 Comments

A vet said the dog had a broken back and missing teeth.

# animals - Monday 10 August, 2015

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'You'll be f***ing beaten out of town': Puck Fair protest cancelled after threatening calls

Aug 10th 2015, 9:59 AM 40,270 Views 120 Comments

Animal rights group Aran was planning to stage a demonstration.

# animals - Thursday 30 July, 2015

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down
# Mercy4Mia
# Mercy4Mia

The dog "sentenced to death for barking" was never ordered to be put down

Jul 30th 2015, 4:56 PM 28,282 Views 0 Comments

Of the two complainants who gave evidence, one said that she was a dog lover and asked that the dog not be put down.

# animals - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

21 acts of kindness to animals that will restore your faith in humanity
# Feels
From The Daily Edge
# Feels

21 acts of kindness to animals that will restore your faith in humanity

Jul 29th 2015, 2:30 PM 13,745 Views 15 Comments

Prepare your feeeels.

# animals - Monday 27 July, 2015

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow
# New Home
# New Home

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow

Jul 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,979 Views 54 Comments

Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.

Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it
# Animals
# Animals

Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it

Jul 27th 2015, 4:22 PM 41,021 Views 79 Comments

Kerry County Council is investigating the incident.

# animals - Friday 24 July, 2015

Woman tries to take selfie with bison, bison attacks
# No Filter
# No Filter

Woman tries to take selfie with bison, bison attacks

Jul 24th 2015, 8:14 AM 20,207 Views 30 Comments

She is the fifth person to be injured after approaching a bison this season.