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#Animals

# 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 11,521 Views 31 Comments

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

# animals - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Own a dog? You will HAVE to microchip it from next year
# Boo Approved
# Boo Approved

Own a dog? You will HAVE to microchip it from next year

Feb 21st 2015, 7:15 AM 26,727 Views 81 Comments

A new programme will be rolled out for puppies in September, before extending to all dogs in 2016.

# animals - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

Feb 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 15,244 Views 68 Comments

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

# animals - Sunday 8 February, 2015

This confused lamb was raised with collies and thinks she's a dog
# Little Lamb
From The Daily Edge
# Little Lamb

This confused lamb was raised with collies and thinks she's a dog

Feb 8th 2015, 11:33 AM 3,618 Views 1 Comment

Meet Pet.

# animals - Saturday 31 January, 2015

This little girl singing Old MacDonald will fill your cuteness quota for the day
# E I E I O
From The Daily Edge
# E I E I O

This little girl singing Old MacDonald will fill your cuteness quota for the day

Jan 31st 2015, 11:30 AM 6,284 Views 1 Comment

Prepare to AWWWW.

# animals - Friday 23 January, 2015

Guards in Finglas have found a cat ... and they're not delighted about it
# Pawsitive Id
# Pawsitive Id

Guards in Finglas have found a cat ... and they're not delighted about it

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:30 PM 74,281 Views 72 Comments

Think of all the cute videos they could make together.

# animals - Monday 19 January, 2015

Meet the two-legged dog who hops around like a kangaroo
# Kangadog
# Kangadog

Meet the two-legged dog who hops around like a kangaroo

Jan 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 9,280 Views 12 Comments

Roo has only her two hind legs to help her from A(ustralia) to B(ritain).

# animals - Friday 16 January, 2015

Man arrested for stealing sheep, goats, lambs and a ram
# Baaad News
# Baaad News

Man arrested for stealing sheep, goats, lambs and a ram

Jan 16th 2015, 11:46 AM 12,332 Views 0 Comments

He will appear in court today.

# animals - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'
# Gunther Von Hagens
# Gunther Von Hagens

Display of Inside-Out animals 'will show people they're flesh and bone, just like us'

Jan 13th 2015, 7:15 AM 11,385 Views 15 Comments

A new exhibition by anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens is coming to Dublin later this year.

# animals - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Kai the 'suitcase dog' will get a forever home after his story goes viral worldwide
# Please Look After Me
From The Daily Edge
# Please Look After Me

Kai the 'suitcase dog' will get a forever home after his story goes viral worldwide

Jan 8th 2015, 9:45 AM 17,253 Views 20 Comments

The shar-pei was found abandoned with a suitcase of his belongings.

# animals - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like?
# Counting Crocs
# Counting Crocs

Ever wondered what a census at a Zoo looks like?

Jan 5th 2015, 6:27 PM 8,955 Views 5 Comments

A lot more fun than a human headcount, it seems.

# animals - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Vet is 'abandoned' to raise awareness about dumped dogs
# Strays
# Strays

Vet is 'abandoned' to raise awareness about dumped dogs

Jan 3rd 2015, 3:28 PM 19,192 Views 12 Comments

Olivia Kennedy spent a day wandering in the countryside, and filmed her experiences.

# animals - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife
# Walkin In A...
# Walkin In A...

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife

Dec 27th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,191 Views 6 Comments

And you can do it directly from your phone…

# animals - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Here's why there are headlines about a guy having sex with a fish
# Grim
From The Daily Edge
# Grim

Here's why there are headlines about a guy having sex with a fish

Dec 23rd 2014, 11:34 AM 27,993 Views 10 Comments

It’s just as bad as you think :(

# animals - Monday 22 December, 2014

This monkey rescuing its electrocuted pal is what friendship is all about
# Rescue
From The Daily Edge
# Rescue

This monkey rescuing its electrocuted pal is what friendship is all about

Dec 22nd 2014, 5:59 PM 25,099 Views 26 Comments

What a hero.

# animals - Friday 12 December, 2014

Pope Francis: All dogs do go to heaven
# A Dog's Life
From The Daily Edge
# A Dog's Life

Pope Francis: All dogs do go to heaven

Dec 12th 2014, 6:00 PM 15,026 Views 94 Comments

The Pope has said that heaven is “open to all of God’s creatures”.

# animals - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame
# Ivory Towers
# Ivory Towers

Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame

Dec 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,596 Views 30 Comments

Researchers said prices for raw ivory in China had risen from $750 (550 euros) per kilo in 2010 to $2,100 (1,540 euros) in 2014.

# animals - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived
# Mansion House
# Mansion House

Cute kids? Check. Animals? Check. Christmas has arrived

Dec 9th 2014, 12:16 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

# animals - Friday 28 November, 2014

Toddler attacked by tapir in Dublin Zoo 'lucky not to be infected'
# Dublin Zoo
# Dublin Zoo

Toddler attacked by tapir in Dublin Zoo 'lucky not to be infected'

Nov 28th 2014, 10:07 AM 29,872 Views 24 Comments

The zoo was forced to pay €5,000 to charity after the attack.

# animals - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

Nov 14th 2014, 7:39 AM 14,084 Views 44 Comments

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# animals - Friday 31 October, 2014

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better
# Spooked
# Spooked

Your pets hate Halloween - here's how to make them feel better

Oct 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 10,291 Views 9 Comments

It can be a very stressful and potentially dangerous time for your pets.

# animals - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween
# Happy Halloween
# Happy Halloween

Slideshow: These zoo animals are mad about Halloween

Oct 30th 2014, 10:45 PM 13,490 Views 4 Comments

The monkeys don’t know what to do with themselves.

# animals - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers

Oct 29th 2014, 4:51 PM 8,626 Views 10 Comments

Today the zoo welcomed its one millionth visitor this year.

# animals - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?
# Barks Worse Than Their Bite
# Barks Worse Than Their Bite

Do we need to change the law on dangerous dogs?

Oct 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 17,450 Views 110 Comments

An online petition calling for a change in legislation has received over 10,000 supporters online.

# animals - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse
# Madrid Madra
# Madrid Madra

Ebola: Outrage as Spanish authorities plan to euthanise pet dog of infected nurse

Oct 7th 2014, 10:18 PM 20,073 Views 81 Comments

A petition to stop it has tens of thousands of signatures already.

# animals - Friday 26 September, 2014

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole
# Story Horse
# Story Horse

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole

Sep 26th 2014, 4:46 PM 10,380 Views 19 Comments

He’s fine now after being reunited with his mother.

# animals - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Just LOOK at these extremely rare albino hedgehogs that have just been rescued
# Hogs
From The Daily Edge
# Hogs

Just LOOK at these extremely rare albino hedgehogs that have just been rescued

Sep 24th 2014, 10:00 PM 7,944 Views 1 Comment

Why can’t they just share the hedge?

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

Sep 24th 2014, 5:36 PM 12,892 Views 27 Comments

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

# animals - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Farmers protest outside Burger King over Irish beef prices

Sep 18th 2014, 10:22 PM 10,371 Views 51 Comments

Farmers were protesting against the prices they get paid for beef.

# animals - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog
# Best Friend - Worst Nightmare
# Best Friend - Worst Nightmare

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog

Sep 16th 2014, 1:27 PM 27,090 Views 53 Comments

“He was a beat in our heart, a total soulmate.”

# animals - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
# The Shellfish Gene
# The Shellfish Gene

Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban

Sep 11th 2014, 5:29 PM 12,418 Views 15 Comments

“An aggressive alien invasive species.”

# animals - Monday 8 September, 2014

Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed

Sep 8th 2014, 12:59 PM 11,337 Views 22 Comments

There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild.

# animals - Friday 5 September, 2014

12 menacing animals that simply must be stopped
# Gone Wild
From The Daily Edge
# Gone Wild

12 menacing animals that simply must be stopped

Sep 5th 2014, 9:29 PM 21,958 Views 16 Comments

Today they make the headlines, tomorrow they make you pay.

# animals - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth
# Saved
From The Daily Edge
# Saved

Emergency crew revives injured koala 'Sir Chompsalot' using mouth-to-mouth

Aug 23rd 2014, 10:53 AM 1,742 Views 0 Comments

The poor little critter was hit by a car.

# animals - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

Aug 20th 2014, 7:12 PM 41,806 Views 60 Comments

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

# animals - Monday 18 August, 2014

15 black kittens found in suitcase dumped outside animal hospital
# Animal Welfare
From The Daily Edge
# Animal Welfare

15 black kittens found in suitcase dumped outside animal hospital

Aug 18th 2014, 6:19 PM 17,399 Views 21 Comments

The discovery was made in Southampton.

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester
# Horror
# Horror

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester

Aug 18th 2014, 11:38 AM 15,997 Views 60 Comments

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

# animals - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Kind mammy cat adopts and cares for an orphaned baby bunny
# Are You Kitten Me
From The Daily Edge
# Are You Kitten Me

Kind mammy cat adopts and cares for an orphaned baby bunny

Aug 17th 2014, 3:23 PM 3,353 Views 2 Comments

You look like you need some cute.

# animals - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Puppies, pugs and birds stolen from Kerry pet farm
# Puppies
# Puppies

Puppies, pugs and birds stolen from Kerry pet farm

Aug 16th 2014, 2:39 PM 17,155 Views 54 Comments

The robbery has been described as “thuggery”.

# animals - Monday 11 August, 2014

Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?
# Send In The Clones
# Send In The Clones

Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?

Aug 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 55 Views 35 Comments

Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.