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#Animals

# animals - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down

Jul 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 542,161 Views 33 Comments

There’s just something in our eye.

# animals - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

'Very curious': Shark washes up on Cork beach
# Inchydoney
# Inchydoney

'Very curious': Shark washes up on Cork beach

Jul 21st 2015, 8:33 AM 38,133 Views 60 Comments

Check out the photos.

# animals - Monday 20 July, 2015

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year
# Animal Testing
# Animal Testing

225,000 animals used for scientific testing in Ireland, in a single year

Jul 20th 2015, 9:00 PM 20,243 Views 86 Comments

Animals used in scientific procedures included rabbits, dogs, pigs and ferrets.

# animals - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary
# Animals
From The42
# Animals

Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary

Jul 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 8,081 Views 5 Comments

‘That’s not a System. This is a System.’

# animals - Friday 17 July, 2015

Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"
# Just Hangin' Out
# Just Hangin' Out

Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"

Jul 17th 2015, 7:53 PM 19,703 Views 22 Comments

He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…

# animals - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'You're a fool. You're a gobsh**e. You're a pig yourself'
# Pigs Will Run
# Pigs Will Run

'You're a fool. You're a gobsh**e. You're a pig yourself'

Jul 16th 2015, 4:10 PM 25,184 Views 28 Comments

A fight has broken out over a famous pig race in Arklow.

# animals - Sunday 28 June, 2015

If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this
# Getting Lost
# Getting Lost

If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this

Jun 28th 2015, 10:30 AM 35,534 Views 10 Comments

The DSPCA has some good advice for you.

# animals - Friday 26 June, 2015

Meet this year's leading contestants for World's Ugliest Dog
# Pugly
# Pugly

Meet this year's leading contestants for World's Ugliest Dog

Jun 26th 2015, 9:13 PM 27,164 Views 26 Comments

YEESH.

# animals - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Cat bites woman, woman bites man, woman gets arrested
# Purrfect Crime
# Purrfect Crime

Cat bites woman, woman bites man, woman gets arrested

Jun 21st 2015, 3:58 PM 23,573 Views 34 Comments

The woman was charged with domestic violence.

# animals - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Three-week-old baby dies after being bitten by terrier dog
# Sunderland
# Sunderland

Three-week-old baby dies after being bitten by terrier dog

Jun 20th 2015, 12:38 PM 28,737 Views 48 Comments

The dog has been removed from the house and is likely to be destroyed.

# animals - Friday 19 June, 2015

There's ANOTHER tiger on the loose after those floods in Georgia
# Not Again
# Not Again

There's ANOTHER tiger on the loose after those floods in Georgia

Jun 19th 2015, 10:36 PM 12,747 Views 8 Comments

The first was killed after mauling a man to death this week.

# animals - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Take a break and watch this video of a drunk raccoon
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and watch this video of a drunk raccoon

Jun 18th 2015, 10:59 AM 19,537 Views 12 Comments

The animal got into a supermarket warehouse and got twisted.

Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died
# Dspca
# Dspca

Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died

Jun 18th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,843 Views 22 Comments

Poor Nora.

# animals - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

City changes its laws just to stop a woman bringing her kangaroo to McDonald's
# Dems The Rules
# Dems The Rules

City changes its laws just to stop a woman bringing her kangaroo to McDonald's

Jun 17th 2015, 9:29 PM 15,800 Views 21 Comments

Bit harsh, no?

An escaped tiger in Tbilisi has been shot after killing a man
# Tbilisi
# Tbilisi

An escaped tiger in Tbilisi has been shot after killing a man

Jun 17th 2015, 1:35 PM 14,951 Views 24 Comments

The tiger had evaded capture for four days after its zoo was ravaged by devastating floods at the weekend.

# animals - Friday 12 June, 2015

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever
# So It's Come To This
# So It's Come To This

Global warming means polar bears are now eating dolphins for the first time ever

Jun 12th 2015, 9:52 PM 22,922 Views 78 Comments

Desperate measures.

These animals could soon be out of a home if their shelter can't raise enough money
# Save The Puppies
# Save The Puppies

These animals could soon be out of a home if their shelter can't raise enough money

Jun 12th 2015, 5:46 PM 12,679 Views 14 Comments

A Kildare animal welfare centre has ran out of funds.

Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon
# A Side Of Chips
# A Side Of Chips

Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon

Jun 12th 2015, 1:52 PM 13,533 Views 24 Comments

The government is providing €100,000 to charities who provide the service.

# animals - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Chimpanzees have sessions, get drunk, go for a lie down - new study
# Mad Yokes
# Mad Yokes

Chimpanzees have sessions, get drunk, go for a lie down - new study

Jun 10th 2015, 8:46 PM 15,996 Views 33 Comments

SCIENCE.

# animals - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Two hippos helped a trapped duckling escape their pond at the zoo
# Gimme A Boost
From The Daily Edge
# Gimme A Boost

Two hippos helped a trapped duckling escape their pond at the zoo

Jun 9th 2015, 7:36 AM 3,551 Views 0 Comments

Hup!

# animals - Monday 8 June, 2015

Animals come across a mirror in the wild and are mesmerised by their own reflections
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Animals come across a mirror in the wild and are mesmerised by their own reflections

Jun 8th 2015, 11:02 AM 13,031 Views 12 Comments

Some are baffled, others are antagonised.

# animals - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Photographer sets up mirror in the jungle, animals freak out at their reflections
# Wild Thing
From The Daily Edge
# Wild Thing

Photographer sets up mirror in the jungle, animals freak out at their reflections

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:44 AM 4,725 Views 2 Comments

Not impressed.

# animals - Monday 1 June, 2015

Fears cats and dogs are being deliberately poisoned in Waterford
# Antifreeze
# Antifreeze

Fears cats and dogs are being deliberately poisoned in Waterford

Jun 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 14,288 Views 24 Comments

Waterford ISPCA has sent a warning out on it’s Facebook page about the poisonings.

# animals - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's
# Free Range
# Free Range

Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's

May 28th 2015, 11:10 PM 188,592 Views 82 Comments

A tragic and ironic end.

# animals - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training
# Australia
# Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

May 20th 2015, 9:01 PM 13,199 Views 26 Comments

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

# animals - Friday 15 May, 2015

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

May 15th 2015, 12:19 PM 18,123 Views 62 Comments

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

# animals - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered
# Graphic
# Graphic

This is why some TDs have to watch a video of thousands of pigs being slaughtered

May 12th 2015, 10:56 AM 13,836 Views 39 Comments

Farmers have made claims against the Department of Agriculture.

# animals - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack
# Heart Attacks
# Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

May 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,095 Views 68 Comments

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

# animals - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans
# Norway
# Norway

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

May 3rd 2015, 11:30 AM 11,552 Views 35 Comments

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

# animals - Friday 1 May, 2015

Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads
# Double Trouble
# Double Trouble

Florida farmer finds 'one in 400 million' calf with two heads

May 1st 2015, 8:55 PM 24,758 Views 31 Comments

Annabel has two heads, two mouths, two noses, two ears and four eyes.

# animals - Sunday 26 April, 2015

10 of the greatest ever animal photobombs
# Say Cheese
From The Daily Edge
# Say Cheese

10 of the greatest ever animal photobombs

Apr 26th 2015, 5:04 PM 10,647 Views 5 Comments

Animals do not care for your selfies.

# animals - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"
# Bestiality
# Bestiality

Denmark has banned bestiality to stop "animal sex tourism"

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:06 PM 35,202 Views 95 Comments

But a lot of people were against the law.

# animals - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered

Apr 21st 2015, 7:05 AM 16,267 Views 33 Comments

It was considered endangered, but is not anymore. Which is good.

# animals - Monday 20 April, 2015

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine

Apr 20th 2015, 3:01 PM 19,201 Views 41 Comments

Megan has since made a full recovery and has been rehomed.

# animals - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'
# Classified Ads
# Classified Ads

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Apr 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 12,233 Views 26 Comments

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

# animals - Sunday 5 April, 2015

A lucky zoo has just welcomed these beautiful endangered clouded leopard kittens
# Two Cute
# Two Cute

A lucky zoo has just welcomed these beautiful endangered clouded leopard kittens

Apr 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,080 Views 15 Comments

We want one.

# animals - Saturday 4 April, 2015

There was a giant pillow fight in London today
# Down Weapons
# Down Weapons

There was a giant pillow fight in London today

Apr 4th 2015, 5:15 PM 10,501 Views 8 Comments

A large-scale fight, not a fight with giant pillows.

# animals - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Some American pets could soon be able to get high
# Scooby Snacks
# Scooby Snacks

Some American pets could soon be able to get high

Mar 18th 2015, 11:15 AM 6,477 Views 18 Comments

However, it won’t be for recreational purposes.

# animals - Monday 2 March, 2015

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same
# Sister Sister
# Sister Sister

This gorilla checking out her baby sister proves that all new siblings are the same

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:30 PM 21,210 Views 8 Comments

No matter the species.

# animals - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not  neutered
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Your dogs could attack sheep if they're not neutered

Mar 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 11,514 Views 31 Comments

Pete Wedderburn says that dog owners need to know about the benefits of neutering their pets.