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# dspca - Last month November 2022

DSPCA seeking more volunteers due to 'concerning' surge in surrendered pet rabbits and dogs
# Dspca
# Dspca

DSPCA seeking more volunteers due to 'concerning' surge in surrendered pet rabbits and dogs

Nov 22nd 2022, 2:24 PM 18,123 Views 10 Comments

The animal welfare charity describes the number of surrendered dogs as ‘unprecedented’.

# dspca - This year 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 3,601 Views 0 Comments

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

Here's how to keep your pets safe and cool during the hot weather
# Animal Safety
# Animal Safety

Here's how to keep your pets safe and cool during the hot weather

Jul 16th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,241 Views 5 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Status Yellow high temperature warning from tomorrow.

Gardaí investigating second discovery of decapitated animal in south Dublin
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí investigating second discovery of decapitated animal in south Dublin

Apr 1st 2022, 2:30 PM 29,537 Views 14 Comments

It follows on from the gruesome discovery of a mutilated dog earlier this week.

Garda investigation after dog found decapitated in south Dublin
# Investigation
# Investigation

Garda investigation after dog found decapitated in south Dublin

Mar 29th 2022, 1:47 PM 36,130 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí in Clondalkin are carrying out the investigation.

DSPCA 'steps away' from fundraiser after concerns raised over impact of NFTs
# Climate Conscious
# Climate Conscious

DSPCA 'steps away' from fundraiser after concerns raised over impact of NFTs

Feb 8th 2022, 4:57 PM 18,745 Views 13 Comments

The animal charity last week launched a fundraising campaign selling “reimagined viral dog memes” as NFTs.

# dspca - Last year 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 10,654 Views 0 Comments

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

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs

Dec 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 38,806 Views 0 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people to adopt and not to shop, where possible.

Dozens of animals - including dogs, cats, parrots and a snake - seized by gardaí in Dublin
# Citywest
# Citywest

Dozens of animals - including dogs, cats, parrots and a snake - seized by gardaí in Dublin

Dec 2nd 2021, 3:00 PM 26,080 Views 0 Comments

The animals have been taken by the DSPCA for veterinary treatment.

100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend
# Ducklings
# Ducklings

100 ducklings rehomed by charity after short-lived social media trend

May 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 24,088 Views 13 Comments

People earlier this month were urged not to buy ducklings being sold for as low as €5 each.

If we want to protect urban horses, we need to work with their owners
# Wild Horses
# Wild Horses

If we want to protect urban horses, we need to work with their owners

Mar 27th 2021, 8:01 PM 23,046 Views 42 Comments

DSPCA education and community outreach projects are trying to address welfare issues facing loose horses in the greater Dublin area.

# dspca - All time

Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours
# Dspca
# Dspca

Second batch of puppies recovered at Dublin Port in 24 hours

Oct 9th 2020, 12:56 PM 27,655 Views 33 Comments

The puppies were found in a box in the back of a van.

Six puppies destined for the UK seized by Revenue at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Six puppies destined for the UK seized by Revenue at Dublin Port

Oct 8th 2020, 5:15 PM 35,513 Views 24 Comments

They are now in the care of the DSPCA.

Stolen to breed: Criminals stealing thoroughbred dogs 'to make quick cash' by breeding them
# Dognapping
# Dognapping

Stolen to breed: Criminals stealing thoroughbred dogs 'to make quick cash' by breeding them

Aug 9th 2020, 7:45 AM 44,542 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí are aware of an increase in the number of dog thefts.

There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant
# Dognapping
# Dognapping

There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant

Jul 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,122 Views 34 Comments

Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.

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 69,262 Views 57 Comments

The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing
# Dspca
# Dspca

People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing

Mar 28th 2020, 11:00 AM 34,033 Views 36 Comments

The DSPCA fears people will return these pets when work and school routines go back to normal.

'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 88,007 Views 28 Comments

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

DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain

Dec 17th 2019, 11:49 AM 11,742 Views 23 Comments

The dogs were seized by Revenue over the weekend.

Twelve Irish-trained greyhounds discovered in cages with no food or water at Dublin Port
# Seized
# Seized

Twelve Irish-trained greyhounds discovered in cages with no food or water at Dublin Port

Dec 16th 2019, 6:20 PM 40,990 Views 93 Comments

Nine of the 12 dogs have raced in the last month

Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night
# Puppies
# Puppies

Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night

Aug 19th 2019, 5:12 PM 26,873 Views 23 Comments

The puppies were found concealed among furniture in a van.

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

Jul 16th 2019, 6:07 PM 76,528 Views 96 Comments

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 6:51 PM 16,229 Views 16 Comments

The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.

Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season
# Careless Whisker
# Careless Whisker

Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season

Dec 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 14,519 Views 20 Comments

So far this year the DSPCA has taken in 1,389 cats and kittens.

Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly
# FELINE LUCKY
# FELINE LUCKY

Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly

Nov 9th 2018, 10:32 AM 25,747 Views 41 Comments

The DSPCA is looking to locate the cat’s owner.

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs
# Heatwave
From The Daily Edge
# Heatwave

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:20 AM 2,218 Views 0 Comments

We’ll remember this heatwave fondly when it’s on Reeling In the Years.

Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'
# Advice
# Advice

Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'

Jun 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 21,642 Views 28 Comments

DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy
# Hot Dogs
# Hot Dogs

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:30 AM 16,506 Views 9 Comments

Temperatures are set to soar in the coming days. Here’s some advice.

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs

Jun 22nd 2018, 10:45 AM 21,189 Views 27 Comments

The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.

'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.

Appeal for help after a dozen exotic birds escaped Dublin aviary during Storm Emma
# Escapees
# Escapees

Appeal for help after a dozen exotic birds escaped Dublin aviary during Storm Emma

Mar 5th 2018, 6:45 PM 17,711 Views 13 Comments

It is understood that about 12 birds escaped the enclosure.

DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas
# SAD DOGGO MUCH DISAPPOINT
# SAD DOGGO MUCH DISAPPOINT

DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas

Nov 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 24,848 Views 67 Comments

The DSPCA wants to remind people that their pet is a member of the family and “not a disposable item”.

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub
# Horsin' Around
# Horsin' Around

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

Sep 6th 2017, 9:14 AM 28,581 Views 36 Comments

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin
# German Shepherd
# German Shepherd

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

Aug 31st 2017, 7:46 PM 22,437 Views 19 Comments

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

This puppy was one of three found in the back of a van at Dublin Port yesterday
# BORIS THE DOG
# BORIS THE DOG

This puppy was one of three found in the back of a van at Dublin Port yesterday

May 5th 2017, 5:49 PM 12,777 Views 9 Comments

The three dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

Gardaí seized more puppies at Dublin Port last night
# Illegal Export
# Illegal Export

Gardaí seized more puppies at Dublin Port last night

Apr 2nd 2017, 4:03 PM 33,537 Views 18 Comments

The majority of the puppies are Labrador/Collie cross and are just 10 weeks old.

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey
# Soggy Moggy
# Soggy Moggy

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

Mar 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 15,123 Views 30 Comments

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage

Mar 6th 2017, 4:43 PM 16,472 Views 10 Comments

The animals were not microchipped nor did they have pet passports.

John Paul the rabbit needs a home after being abandoned near the Papal Cross
# JP III
From The Daily Edge
# JP III

John Paul the rabbit needs a home after being abandoned near the Papal Cross

Feb 23rd 2017, 5:51 PM 4,040 Views 1 Comment

Ah here.

DSPCA renews appeal to public as Christmas present puppy is handed in already
# Prancer
# Prancer

DSPCA renews appeal to public as Christmas present puppy is handed in already

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:05 PM 20,350 Views 26 Comments

His name is Prancer.

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