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# cruelty to animals

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# cruelty to animals
Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'
This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.
# Cruel Blow
Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral
Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.
# Horse Racing
Fox and Hughes fall foul of new whip guidelines
The pair have become the first jockeys to receive bans under new disciplinary procedures regarding excessive use of the whip.
Huge increase in animals rescued by the ISPCA
The ISPCA has seen an increase of almost 50 per cent in the number of dogs rescued in the past year. Due to the recession, there are less people adopting animals.