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#Dogs

# dogs - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Debunked: Is it potentially dangerous to give dogs ice during high temperatures?
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: Is it potentially dangerous to give dogs ice during high temperatures?

Jul 28th 2022, 7:45 AM 3,371 Views 0 Comments

A viral post shared thousands of times during the heatwave warned against giving K9s ice, but is it true?

# dogs - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

US authorities offer almost €5,000 reward for man accused of shooting Lady Gaga’s dogwalker
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

US authorities offer almost €5,000 reward for man accused of shooting Lady Gaga’s dogwalker

Jul 20th 2022, 7:38 PM 25,168 Views 0 Comments

James Howard Jackson, 19, is also one of three men charged with stealing two of the popstar’s French bulldogs in 2021.

# dogs - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Opinion: Legislation must be improved so that seized puppies can be rehomed
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Opinion: Legislation must be improved so that seized puppies can be rehomed

May 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 16,893 Views 12 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Lynn Boylan says an outdated law means that young dogs found in dire need cannot be rehomed for some time.

# dogs - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Poll: Should dogs be banned from Blue Flag beaches during peak times in summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should dogs be banned from Blue Flag beaches during peak times in summer?

May 17th 2022, 10:12 AM 37,630 Views 63 Comments

Dedicated areas for dogs on leads will be established.

# dogs - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Gardaí launch investigation to find burglars who stole eight dogs and drowned two puppies
# Offaly
# Offaly

Gardaí launch investigation to find burglars who stole eight dogs and drowned two puppies

Mar 30th 2022, 1:16 PM 21,442 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened when a dog breeder’s kennel was broken into.

# dogs - Friday 7 January, 2022

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year
# Dog Fouling
# Dog Fouling

Dog fouling emerges as main cause of swimming bans in Dublin last year

Jan 7th 2022, 11:20 AM 21,875 Views 45 Comments

A new report shows all four notices issued by Dublin City Council last year were linked to dog fouling events.

# dogs - Saturday 18 December, 2021

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says
# Dog Is For Life
# Dog Is For Life

'Do your research' before choosing to get a pet this Christmas, DSPCA says

Dec 18th 2021, 9:45 AM 10,634 Views 0 Comments

Many animals are often surrendered or simply abandoned after the festive season.

# dogs - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020

Jul 29th 2021, 12:51 PM 11,487 Views 17 Comments

171 dogs were put to sleep in pounds last year.

# dogs - Friday 9 April, 2021

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad
# Scoop The Poop
# Scoop The Poop

Opinion: Dog fouling is driving Ireland's residents barking mad

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 28,394 Views 69 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Cormal Devlin says we need greater education and enforcement when it comes to the growing scourge of dog fouling.

# dogs - Friday 2 April, 2021

Opinion: A plea to dogowners - keep them on the lead?
# Dogs
# Dogs

Opinion: A plea to dogowners - keep them on the lead?

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:00 AM 51,873 Views 202 Comments

Dublin resident Ken Cowley has had enough of dodging other people’s pets while out walking with his family.

# dogs - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
# Woof Few Weeks
# Woof Few Weeks

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended

Mar 25th 2021, 7:26 AM 42,449 Views 27 Comments

One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.

# dogs - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying
# Bonzo's Back
# Bonzo's Back

Agriculture minister relaunches 'Bonzo the dog' ad from 1984 to warn against sheep worrying

Mar 11th 2021, 9:45 PM 28,937 Views 73 Comments

The ad was originally broadcast in 1984.

# dogs - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet

Feb 13th 2021, 11:30 AM 26,448 Views 22 Comments

Dr Pete Wedderburn says there are many things to consider when you’re planning to get a new pet, but for now, he has 10 tips.

# dogs - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

ISPCA shuts down illegal puppy farm in Offaly
# PUPPY FARM
# PUPPY FARM

ISPCA shuts down illegal puppy farm in Offaly

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:43 PM 47,004 Views 32 Comments

Over 60 dogs were surrendered.

# dogs - Monday 7 December, 2020

Dog reunited with owners after going missing for over three years
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Dog reunited with owners after going missing for over three years

Dec 7th 2020, 2:56 PM 57,096 Views 23 Comments

Lola, a black Labrador, vanished from a fenced garden in 2017.

# dogs - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients

Dec 6th 2020, 3:26 PM 12,637 Views 13 Comments

14 dogs are being trained as part of a feasibility study.

# dogs - Monday 16 November, 2020

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin

Nov 16th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,885 Views 80 Comments

The seizure was made in the Baldoyle area of north Dublin today.

# dogs - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Dogs Trust Ireland warns many people are unwittingly buying dogs bred on puppy farms
# Sold A Pup
# Sold A Pup

Dogs Trust Ireland warns many people are unwittingly buying dogs bred on puppy farms

Nov 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 20,756 Views 21 Comments

A new campaign aims to warn people about the cruelty involved in online dog purchases.

# dogs - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Opinion: Let's celebrate the dog - man's best friend in a pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's celebrate the dog - man's best friend in a pandemic

Nov 7th 2020, 4:00 PM 20,532 Views 19 Comments

Tom Inglis and his Wheaten terrier, Pepe, lived together for eighteen years. Here, he pays tribute to Pepe and all the furry friends who have helped us through 2020.

# dogs - Monday 12 October, 2020

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA

Oct 12th 2020, 1:01 PM 27,253 Views 22 Comments

It was unclear how long the dog was kept in the crate.

# dogs - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist
# Rescued
# Rescued

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

Sep 10th 2020, 7:06 PM 46,332 Views 27 Comments

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

# dogs - Monday 7 September, 2020

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 36,628 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

# dogs - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords

Aug 23rd 2020, 11:25 AM 63,371 Views 102 Comments

Dog wardens said the monetary value of the dogs would be in excess of €120,000.

# dogs - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Gardaí launch appeal to trace owners as 10 suspected stolen dogs recovered
# Co Limerick
# Co Limerick

Gardaí launch appeal to trace owners as 10 suspected stolen dogs recovered

Aug 5th 2020, 9:21 AM 130,412 Views 0 Comments

The dogs were seized following a search of a property in Co Limerick.

# dogs - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March

Jul 1st 2020, 8:45 AM 13,866 Views 26 Comments

In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.

# dogs - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

22 dogs seized by gardaí during searches at three addresses in Co Cork
# Seized
# Seized

22 dogs seized by gardaí during searches at three addresses in Co Cork

Jun 17th 2020, 9:41 PM 32,435 Views 14 Comments

All of the dogs are currently in the care of the CSPCA and the ISPCA.

# dogs - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Appeal after 14 dogs stolen from house during burglary
# Limerick
# Limerick

Appeal after 14 dogs stolen from house during burglary

Jun 10th 2020, 6:28 PM 39,996 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information.

# dogs - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care

May 12th 2020, 7:54 PM 36,977 Views 42 Comments

Groomers have been advised to assess each dog on “a case-by-case basis” via photos or video conferencing.

# dogs - Monday 4 May, 2020

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port
# Dspca
# Dspca

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port

May 4th 2020, 12:54 PM 69,238 Views 57 Comments

The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

# dogs - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Please don't feed your dog Easter eggs, says Dogs Trust
# Dogs Trust
# Dogs Trust

Please don't feed your dog Easter eggs, says Dogs Trust

Apr 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 19,943 Views 32 Comments

Dark chocolate is especially toxic for dogs, so keep it in a place where they can’t sniff it out.

# dogs - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old

Jan 9th 2020, 5:33 PM 87,966 Views 28 Comments

The new regulations also require all adverts to include microchip numbers.

# dogs - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork
# Mallow
# Mallow

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

Jan 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,383 Views 29 Comments

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# dogs - Friday 6 December, 2019

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone
# Coalisland
# Coalisland

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

Dec 6th 2019, 8:45 PM 18,926 Views 19 Comments

“Buying puppies from illegal breeders can have devastating results,” the PSNI said.

# dogs - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida
# Ruff Rider
# Ruff Rider

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:02 PM 30,390 Views 17 Comments

The dog was trapped and clambering around in the car by locals in Port St Lucie.

Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim
# Good Man
# Good Man

Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:11 AM 41,611 Views 33 Comments

‘Who’s a good man?’

# dogs - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

ISPCA rescues six nursing puppies after mother is found chained to gate in Co Roscommon
# Elphin
# Elphin

ISPCA rescues six nursing puppies after mother is found chained to gate in Co Roscommon

Nov 6th 2019, 1:42 PM 36,070 Views 80 Comments

The discovery was made by a member of the public.

Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year

Nov 6th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,848 Views 57 Comments

The charity is urging those considering adopting a dog for Christmas to sponsor one instead.

# dogs - Monday 28 October, 2019

Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween
# Halloween
# Halloween

Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween

Oct 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,549 Views 6 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

# dogs - Friday 4 October, 2019

The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 3 puppies abandoned in Co Westmeath garden
# Rescued
# Rescued

The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 3 puppies abandoned in Co Westmeath garden

Oct 4th 2019, 3:23 PM 33,350 Views 12 Comments

Tomás, Fifi and Liam are currently at the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre.

# dogs - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Dublin hotel cancels conference on greyhound welfare after staff receive threatening phone calls
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

Dublin hotel cancels conference on greyhound welfare after staff receive threatening phone calls

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:22 PM 34,649 Views 56 Comments

Event organisers say there are now looking for an alternative venue.

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