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# dspca - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green
# Fear
# Fear

Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green

May 22nd 2016, 7:30 PM 36,517 Views 91 Comments

Daytime seizures can result in a very quick gathering of a hostile mob.

# dspca - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

'Gary' the pet ferret got lost in Stoneybatter and made lots of new friends
# Get Gary Home
From The Daily Edge
# Get Gary Home

'Gary' the pet ferret got lost in Stoneybatter and made lots of new friends

May 17th 2016, 5:29 PM 7,471 Views 4 Comments

The things he must have seen!

# dspca - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Five foot snake falls out of ceiling onto head of Dublin house owner
# Snakes Alive
# Snakes Alive

Five foot snake falls out of ceiling onto head of Dublin house owner

Mar 22nd 2016, 12:11 PM 57,101 Views 44 Comments

Fortunately, it wasn’t poisonous. So much for driving all the snakes out of Ireland…

# dspca - Monday 27 July, 2015

This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning
# Madra Rua
From The Daily Edge
# Madra Rua

This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning

Jul 27th 2015, 11:14 AM 6,560 Views 3 Comments

The DSPCA has some simple advice.

# dspca - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption
# New Home
# New Home

Can you help? This cat was shot with a pellet gun and is up for adoption

Jul 8th 2015, 9:35 PM 13,570 Views 20 Comments

This female cat, Allie, broke her leg in a fall after being shot.

# dspca - Sunday 28 June, 2015

If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this
# Getting Lost
# Getting Lost

If you’re going on holiday and leaving a pet behind, read this

Jun 28th 2015, 10:30 AM 35,473 Views 10 Comments

The DSPCA has some good advice for you.

# dspca - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died
# Dspca
# Dspca

Nora Barnacle, the turtle found in a bin, has died

Jun 18th 2015, 10:11 AM 11,836 Views 22 Comments

Poor Nora.

# dspca - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'
# Cruelty To Animals
# Cruelty To Animals

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'

May 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,257 Views 11 Comments

This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.

# dspca - Saturday 4 April, 2015

People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter
# Not Just For...
# Not Just For...

People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter

Apr 4th 2015, 3:34 PM 16,104 Views 23 Comments

The furry little animals can be great pets but they need a lot of love and care.

# dspca - Friday 27 March, 2015

This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland
# Bruno
# Bruno

This pup disappeared in Galway... but turned up on the other side of Ireland

Mar 27th 2015, 2:24 PM 21,767 Views 10 Comments

Bruno is back home again.

# dspca - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:36 PM 14,703 Views 17 Comments

The DSPCA wants to hear from you.

# dspca - Saturday 14 March, 2015

A little Galway dog and his owner were joyfully reunited after a year apart
# Bruno
From The Daily Edge
# Bruno

A little Galway dog and his owner were joyfully reunited after a year apart

Mar 14th 2015, 1:45 PM 5,301 Views 3 Comments

Welcome home Bruno.

# dspca - Saturday 7 February, 2015

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing
# Little Pups
From The Daily Edge
# Little Pups

This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing

Feb 7th 2015, 10:27 AM 4,154 Views 2 Comments

Puppies!

# dspca - Friday 6 February, 2015

This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day
# Squeeeee
# Squeeeee

This video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port will make your day

Feb 6th 2015, 10:51 PM 66,064 Views 65 Comments

Look! Look at them!

# dspca - Thursday 5 February, 2015

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port
# No Papers
# No Papers

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

Feb 5th 2015, 9:20 PM 41,761 Views 59 Comments

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

# dspca - Friday 30 January, 2015

Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle
# Squeeeeee
From The Daily Edge
# Squeeeeee

Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle

Jan 30th 2015, 8:09 AM 3,896 Views 2 Comments

If this doesn’t make you smile, you’re dead inside. DEAD.

# dspca - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Shetland ponies being being left to fend for themselves in fields and front gardens
# Urban Locations
# Urban Locations

Shetland ponies being being left to fend for themselves in fields and front gardens

Jan 6th 2015, 3:14 PM 10,028 Views 11 Comments

12 calls were made to the DSPCA yesterday.

# dspca - Friday 12 December, 2014

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law
# Intervene
# Intervene

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law

Dec 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,055 Views 12 Comments

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

# dspca - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:30 AM 18,695 Views 104 Comments

It’s time to winter-proof your pet’s home.

# dspca - Thursday 2 October, 2014

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record
# Good Dogs
# Good Dogs

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record

Oct 2nd 2014, 10:03 PM 14,592 Views 14 Comments

They broke the record for the largest number of pooches being trained to sit, give the paw, lie down and target touch at the same time.

# dspca - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

Aug 20th 2014, 7:12 PM 41,788 Views 60 Comments

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

# dspca - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Brighten up your Thursday by looking at these pictures of Bill O'Herlihy and a puppy
# Puppy Love
From The42
# Puppy Love

Brighten up your Thursday by looking at these pictures of Bill O'Herlihy and a puppy

Aug 14th 2014, 2:12 PM 3,218 Views 1 Comment

That’s the screensaver sorted.

# dspca - Friday 16 May, 2014

DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading
# Online Trading
# Online Trading

DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading

May 16th 2014, 9:35 AM 28,563 Views 72 Comments

DoneDeals says that removing the ads would drive the marker underground.

# dspca - Friday 21 March, 2014

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'
# How Much Is That Doggie
# How Much Is That Doggie

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'

Mar 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 6,492 Views 42 Comments

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but DoneDeals.ie claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

# dspca - Friday 7 March, 2014

It's a good day for Irish animals
# Protecting Animals
# Protecting Animals

It's a good day for Irish animals

Mar 7th 2014, 10:26 AM 20,760 Views 66 Comments

A new animal Bill has been passed to replace legislation that’s 103 years old.

# dspca - Saturday 1 March, 2014

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market

Mar 1st 2014, 3:17 PM 11,053 Views 25 Comments

Over 100 horses were reported to have been at the site in Clondalkin.

# dspca - Sunday 16 February, 2014

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home
# Forever Home
# Forever Home

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home

Feb 16th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,450 Views 22 Comments

They need an owner who understands how unique they are.

# dspca - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating
# Romance
# Romance

Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating

Feb 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,832 Views 34 Comments

The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to hosting a Cat Speed Dating session tomorrow.

# dspca - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived
# Cruelty
# Cruelty

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived

Jan 21st 2014, 6:21 PM 27,135 Views 80 Comments

The surviving dog Willow is being cared for around the clock by the DSPCA.

# dspca - Friday 20 December, 2013

Brad and Angelina have found a new gaff in Dublin*
# Dspca
# Dspca

Brad and Angelina have found a new gaff in Dublin*

Dec 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,071 Views 12 Comments

*It’s been a bit of a ruff time for them.

# dspca - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Dec 19th 2013, 10:59 PM 11,521 Views 7 Comments

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Dublin puppy farm closed by DSPCA
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Dublin puppy farm closed by DSPCA

Dec 19th 2013, 5:14 PM 20,211 Views 35 Comments

Following a month long investigation into the puppy farm, nine adult dogs were taken into care by the animal welfare charity.

# dspca - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal

Dec 4th 2013, 2:10 PM 26,022 Views 61 Comments

The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.

# dspca - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Nov 28th 2013, 11:07 PM 88,734 Views 370 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

# dspca - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

Nov 27th 2013, 1:37 PM 11,498 Views 41 Comments

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

# dspca - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Video: Can you help? Cute, slightly boisterous dogs seek good homes...
# Dspca
# Dspca

Video: Can you help? Cute, slightly boisterous dogs seek good homes...

Nov 7th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,903 Views 26 Comments

Rocky, Ruby and three-legged ‘MJ’ are just three of around 60 DSPCA dogs that need new owners.

# dspca - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

DSPCA struggling as demands rise and donations fall
# Animals
# Animals

DSPCA struggling as demands rise and donations fall

Aug 20th 2013, 12:56 PM 541 Views 1 Comment

The society says that demands for help, advice and vet care now outstrip what they can offer.

# dspca - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin
# Dead Horses
# Dead Horses

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin

May 16th 2013, 4:39 PM 40,267 Views 139 Comments

Two horses were killed in two separate incidents in the Darndale area of Dublin yesterday.

# dspca - Thursday 28 March, 2013

ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping
# Micro-chipping
# Micro-chipping

ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping

Mar 28th 2013, 8:01 AM 6,124 Views 55 Comments

The Minister for Agriculture hopes to bring in regulations which will see all dogs micro-chipped.