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'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 26,416 Views 29 Comments

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

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 18,943 Views 19 Comments

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

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 30,400 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 41,632 Views 33 Comments

‘Who’s a good man?’

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 36,089 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 25,855 Views 57 Comments

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

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 13,571 Views 6 Comments

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

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 33,372 Views 12 Comments

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

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 34,659 Views 56 Comments

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

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days
# Dogs
# Dogs

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days

Sep 9th 2019, 9:55 AM 26,299 Views 22 Comments

It is unknown yet whether the disease is contagious or a series of individual cases.

Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result
# Walkies
# Walkies

Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 13,560 Views 12 Comments

Truly, human’s best friend.

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails

Aug 17th 2019, 11:48 AM 51,352 Views 26 Comments

All of the six puppies have been deemed healthy and have been rehomed.

One county council issued by far and away the most dog licences last year
# Puppies With Papers
# Puppies With Papers

One county council issued by far and away the most dog licences last year

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:37 PM 25,766 Views 23 Comments

Cork County Council was way ahead of Kerry in second place.

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks
# Bad Eggs
# Bad Eggs

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks

Apr 18th 2019, 1:08 PM 17,298 Views 13 Comments

Some traditional Easter treats and gifts can be dangerous to animals.

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:03 PM 38,111 Views 80 Comments

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in
# A Dog Is For Life
# A Dog Is For Life

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in

Feb 19th 2019, 5:51 PM 31,058 Views 20 Comments

The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.

New rules around kennel sizes among dog breeding guidelines set to come into effect from 2019
# Dogs
# Dogs

New rules around kennel sizes among dog breeding guidelines set to come into effect from 2019

Dec 27th 2018, 12:42 PM 16,180 Views 28 Comments

The guidelines are an updated version of similar rules which came into effect in 2012.

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,832 Views 0 Comments

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,034 Views 33 Comments

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

'They deserve a second chance': ISPCA appeals for new homes for nine rescued Terrier dogs
# Donegal
# Donegal

'They deserve a second chance': ISPCA appeals for new homes for nine rescued Terrier dogs

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:56 PM 22,364 Views 10 Comments

The dogs were discovered by the ISPCA living in unsuitable conditions where their welfare was compromised.

The Irish For...The role of dogs in legends, proverbs and the Brehon laws
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Irish For...The role of dogs in legends, proverbs and the Brehon laws

Nov 18th 2018, 8:45 AM 29,004 Views 20 Comments

Dogs took centre stage in Irish mythology, stories and proverbs, just like they dominate our social media feeds today, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year
# Dog Poo
# Dog Poo

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year

Nov 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,918 Views 42 Comments

Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras
# Paws For Thought
# Paws For Thought

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras

Oct 28th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,076 Views 15 Comments

Peter Casey went on the attack over Michael D Higgins’ Bernese Mountain Dogs.

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
# Poisoning
# Poisoning

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

Oct 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 50,729 Views 17 Comments

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm
# Fright Night
# Fright Night

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm

Oct 14th 2018, 7:45 AM 19,078 Views 28 Comments

Pet owners will be well aware of how much of a scary time it can be for animals at this time of year.

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west
# Animal Safety
# Animal Safety

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west

Aug 19th 2018, 6:31 AM 33,369 Views 5 Comments

Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.

Pet Sitters Ireland are running an animal version of the Rose of Tralee and the contestants are adorable
# Nose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Nose Of Tralee

Pet Sitters Ireland are running an animal version of the Rose of Tralee and the contestants are adorable

Aug 10th 2018, 8:02 AM 4,498 Views 1 Comment

You can vote for your favourite of the 32 contestants online.

16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway
# Madra
# Madra

16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway

Jul 22nd 2018, 2:25 PM 20,503 Views 25 Comments

Of the 16 dogs that were rescued, six have died.

Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%
# Euthanisation
# Euthanisation

Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%

Jul 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,046 Views 15 Comments

The numbers of dogs being euthanised has fallen significantly since 2002 when 21,000 were put down.

Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards
# Kennels
# Kennels

Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards

Jun 17th 2018, 8:00 AM 11,561 Views 12 Comments

Submissions received during a public consultation process differ on “a significant number of issues”.

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Updated Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 AM 15,685 Views 12 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

Irish vets call for ban on advertising involving 'flat-faced' dogs
# Pugs And Bulldogs
# Pugs And Bulldogs

Irish vets call for ban on advertising involving 'flat-faced' dogs

May 9th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,363 Views 24 Comments

Brachycephalic animals – those with a reduced skull shape and flat nose – are among the top animal welfare concerns for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port

May 8th 2018, 7:02 PM 24,215 Views 17 Comments

The dogs were not microchipped, and the man transporting them did not have pet passports.

27 dogs found in van at Scottish ferry port returned to Ireland
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

27 dogs found in van at Scottish ferry port returned to Ireland

May 4th 2018, 3:04 PM 16,897 Views 26 Comments

The dogs and puppies are now in the care of the ISPCA.

The Light House Cinema held their dog-friendly screening this morning and it was almost TOO adorable
# Too Much
From The Daily Edge
# Too Much

The Light House Cinema held their dog-friendly screening this morning and it was almost TOO adorable

Mar 25th 2018, 1:08 PM 11,855 Views 6 Comments

I’m calling the police.

'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate
# Boulia
# Boulia

'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate

Mar 16th 2018, 6:05 AM 70,234 Views 79 Comments

One resident said the dogs left behind the tail and entrails of the fox, which one of her neighbours later had to clean up.

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility
# Rescued
# Rescued

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility

Feb 13th 2018, 6:34 PM 20,259 Views 24 Comments

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway
# Collision
# Collision

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway

Feb 8th 2018, 12:19 PM 53,731 Views 57 Comments

Dash camera footage shows drivers diverting around the dead dogs on the road.

'If you have to use a shock collar, you don't know how to train a dog - end of story'
# Electric Shock
# Electric Shock

'If you have to use a shock collar, you don't know how to train a dog - end of story'

Feb 4th 2018, 4:00 PM 43,149 Views 83 Comments

There are calls for the Ireland to follow Scotland in banning the use of the canine training devices.

186 people have asked to surrender their dogs to Dogs Trust since Christmas
# Paws For Thought
# Paws For Thought

186 people have asked to surrender their dogs to Dogs Trust since Christmas

Jan 31st 2018, 3:47 PM 63,506 Views 61 Comments

PJ was dropped outside the centre by his owner.