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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Dogs

All time
# Reality Bites
How do you know whether a dog is dangerous or not?
It seems that often the dogs you would least expect turn out to be the most aggressive of all.
# Cork
Gang of youths 'laughed and cheered' as they set two dogs on a kitten
Pet owners in Cork city are being warned to be on the lookout for a gang of children who are targeting people’s pets.
# woof woof
This dog wouldn't stop barking at people, so his owner came up with a genius plan
Guess who suddenly likes people again?
# Paris
WATCH: Outrage after animal rights group steals puppy from homeless man
The activists have defended their actions, and claimed the dog was being mistreated.
# Take a Break
The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups
Eugene Bostick has been looking after his area’s dogs for the past 30 years.
# my pet human
13 times animals showed their humans who was boss
“My human is such a pest.”
# tillie and phoebe
This dog watched over her friend for a week after she got trapped
# watch your step
Not one fine issued for dog fouling on Dublin beaches this year
One councillor said there are not enough people employed to monitor the council’s bylaws.
# Animal Cruelty
Dog dies after his throat is slashed in Cork
“His little body was stone cold and he was in a bad state of shock.”
# broken bones
'We beat it 2 death': Cruel note found on tortured dog
A vet said the dog had a broken back and missing teeth.
# Privacy
Imagine a world where dogs control access to ATM cash by smelling people's crotches
You’d never have to worry about forgetting your pin again.
# feels
21 acts of kindness to animals that will restore your faith in humanity
Prepare your feeeels.
# new home
More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow
Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.
# Take a Break
Hugging photo saves dogs from being put down
There’s just something in our eye.
# barking lots
People have just discovered that IKEA in Germany have parking lots for dogs
And everyone is in love.
# terrified
"Very sickly pups" dumped in Kilkenny woods
The animals had been where they were left for some time before they were discovered.
# blackstairs mountain
Poor visibility reported on day of fatal plane crash that killed two men and their dogs
Bryan Keane and Paul Smith died in May when the plane they were flying crashed into Blackstairs Mountain.
# getting lost
If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this
The DSPCA has some good advice for you.
# cooked alligator
These are some of the most bizarre dishes from around the world
Frog smoothie, anyone?
# looking woof
It's official: This hunchbacked pooch is the ugliest dog in the world
We still think he’s adorable.
# pugly
Meet this year's leading contestants for World's Ugliest Dog
# Animal Welfare
'Stolen pets' end up on the dinner table for China's dog meat festival
There are growing calls for the festival to be banned.
# Sunderland
Three-week-old baby dies after being bitten by terrier dog
The dog has been removed from the house and is likely to be destroyed.
# save the puppies
These animals could soon be out of a home if their shelter can't raise enough money
A Kildare animal welfare centre has ran out of funds.
# a side of chips
Own a dog? You have to microchip it very soon
The government is providing €100,000 to charities who provide the service.
# good boy
Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners
Man’s best friend.
# Dog's Life
14,559 dogs came into Irish pounds last year, here's what happened the ones in your county
2,896 dogs were put to sleep – a drop of 620 from 2013.
# Reunited
This dog was reunited with his owner after 8 years, and was ecstatic to see him
Not able.
# Animal Cruelty
Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"
The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.
# Dog's dinner
Australia tells Johnny Depp his dogs have to 'bugger off'' back to the US today
The Australian Agriculture Minister said the threat of euthanasia for the dogs still stands if the actor can’t get them into America.
# war on terrier
Australia tells Johnny Depp's dogs to "b***er off" or be euthanised
Depp brought them into the country without declaring them to quarantine officials.
# no vet
Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails
The practice is now against the law.
# dogs trust
'I'd be heartbroken to leave them all alone': Free service will take care of your dogs if you die
The dog charity is trying to highlight this service to encourage more people to sign up.
# Dog Bites Man
Could restricted dog breeds be unmuzzled?
The Government has faced calls to change the legislation.
# child's best friend
Children are more likely to turn to their pets than siblings during tough times
A new study has found kids who faced adversity had a stronger relationship with their pets.
# Labour-adors
People in the UK are bringing their dogs to vote - and Twitter is going crazy for it
Barking mad.
# guacamole
Sniffer dogs and heat-seeking drones used in the fight to protect... avocados
A tiny beetle is causing big problems.
# Australia
Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed
The attack was described as “deplorable and distressing”.
# tailbacks
A dog took control of a tractor in Scotland this morning and caused traffic chaos
Cheeky pup.
# whoops
This video of a dog completely failing at jumping is 15 seconds of pure joy