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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Dogs

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Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
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
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
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
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
Peter Casey went on the attack over Michael D Higgins’ Bernese Mountain Dogs.
'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze
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
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
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
You can vote for your favourite of the 32 contestants online.
16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway
Of the 16 dogs that were rescued, six have died.
Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%
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
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
Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.
Irish vets call for ban on advertising involving 'flat-faced' dogs
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
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
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
I’m calling the police.
'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate
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
The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.
Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway
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'
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
PJ was dropped outside the centre by his owner.
Meet the dogs helping to cheer up sick children in Temple Street hospital
They take their jobs VERY seriously.
Poll: Should there be a ban on buying dogs around Christmas time?
Dogs Trust has suspended adoptions of the dogs in its care until the new year.
'A victory for common sense': New rules clear the way for dogs in cafés and pubs
A business group supported by Google campaigned for the changed guidelines.
Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.
‘It’s like a war zone’: Warnings issued to dog owners after spate of attacks on sheep in Wexford
The Irish Farmers Association says up to 4,000 sheep fall victim to dog attacks each year.
Ireland's restricted dog-breed list looks like it's here to stay
The government says it has no plans to change the laws.
Cork County Council to launch online service to help rehome and reclaim lost dogs
A local councillor said the move would help to increase the rehoming rate in the county.
Poll: Would you let a dog lick your face?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Study suggests it's time to get rid of Ireland's restricted dog-breed list
The study, published in the Irish Veterinary Journal, suggests there is no correlation between a dog’s breed and the likelihood it will behave violently.
UK firefighters using mini oxygen masks specially designed for pets
Dublin Fire Brigade says it is not currently considering this.
13 feelings all cat owners will immediately relate to
Can’t live with them, can’t live without them.
35 tweets that will make you laugh if you're obsessed with dogs
This is exactly how you should be easing yourself into the weekend.
Mattress Mick's new business venture could be great news for your pets
Sweet dreams – for dogs?
Lena Dunham gave away her "aggressive" dog and the internet is having none of it
Caught rotten, Lena?
Coast Guard rescues golden retriever trapped 15ft down a cliff in Sutton
Marley had slipped near the summit of the cliff and had become trapped.
Gardaí to the rescue after dog found locked inside car in today's soaring temperatures
“Never lock animals in cars,” the gardaí warned.
Dog owners warned to keep pets on a leash after 'savage' sheep attacks
The IFA has released a protocol for farmers to follow, which includes guidelines for when a farmer can shoot a dog.
A Wicklow animal shelter posted a heartbreaking plea for a little pup waiting to be adopted for 7 years
“Angel’ s dream home would be one with another dog… to show her that the world is not so scary.” OUR HEARTS.