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# ispca - Last year 2021

Tipperary woman convicted of animal cruelty after dog found neglected in back garden
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Tipperary woman convicted of animal cruelty after dog found neglected in back garden

Dec 20th 2021, 12:11 PM 34,945 Views 0 Comments

The woman, from Nenagh in Tipperary, was convicted at Nenagh District Court on 9 December.

Woman convicted for possessing stolen dog that was found dead at Tipperary property
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Woman convicted for possessing stolen dog that was found dead at Tipperary property

Jul 5th 2021, 1:48 PM 40,082 Views 31 Comments

ISPCA Inspector Alice Lacey said the case “emphasises the value of having your dog microchipped”.

Chairperson of ISPCA urged to enter mediation over her suspension from charity's board
# High Court
# High Court

Chairperson of ISPCA urged to enter mediation over her suspension from charity's board

Mar 10th 2021, 3:44 PM 18,863 Views 0 Comments

Fiona Squibb told the court that ISPCA’s CEO Andrew Kelly had long sought her removal.

Appeal for information after dead dog found wrapped in shower curtain and dumped in drain
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Appeal for information after dead dog found wrapped in shower curtain and dumped in drain

Jan 20th 2021, 12:43 PM 31,179 Views 27 Comments

The dog was found by an ISPCA inspector in Co Donegal.

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Donegal woman finds Mexican red rump tarantula in bunch of bananas
# That's Bananas
# That's Bananas

Donegal woman finds Mexican red rump tarantula in bunch of bananas

Oct 30th 2020, 6:16 PM 133,363 Views 56 Comments

Parker will be moving to Alcorn’s Tropical World shortly to live out the rest of its days.

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA

Oct 12th 2020, 1:01 PM 27,271 Views 22 Comments

It was unclear how long the dog was kept in the crate.

Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'
# Ballyshannon
# Ballyshannon

Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'

Oct 4th 2020, 12:47 PM 34,174 Views 0 Comments

The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.

Newborn kittens abandoned in plastic bag taken into ISPCA care
# Longford
# Longford

Newborn kittens abandoned in plastic bag taken into ISPCA care

Aug 26th 2020, 12:38 PM 17,221 Views 23 Comments

The kittens were found by gardaí near a cemetery in Co Longford.

'Disturbing': Three newborn puppies found dangling over river in plastic bag
# Donegal
# Donegal

'Disturbing': Three newborn puppies found dangling over river in plastic bag

Jul 10th 2020, 11:27 AM 57,848 Views 61 Comments

The ISPCA has issued an appeal for information following Wednesday’s discovery.

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care

May 12th 2020, 7:54 PM 37,009 Views 42 Comments

Groomers have been advised to assess each dog on “a case-by-case basis” via photos or video conferencing.

Fota Wildlife Park expecting losses of €3.5 million this year as coronavirus reality bites
# Coronavirus Closures
# Coronavirus Closures

Fota Wildlife Park expecting losses of €3.5 million this year as coronavirus reality bites

Apr 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 19,000 Views 13 Comments

Smaller pet farms around the country are feeling the impact already.

ISPCA rescue pony left tied to electricity pole and 'eating mud to survive'
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

ISPCA rescue pony left tied to electricity pole and 'eating mud to survive'

Feb 27th 2020, 12:44 PM 33,321 Views 57 Comments

The animal rescue is trying to trace the owner.

'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.

'A pitiful state': Man fined €800 after dog and puppies found underweight and infested with fleas
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

'A pitiful state': Man fined €800 after dog and puppies found underweight and infested with fleas

Nov 29th 2019, 11:24 AM 19,557 Views 22 Comments

All of the dogs made full recoveries.

'It's absolutely shocking': Young dog with severe injuries found chained to gate
# Co Longford
# Co Longford

'It's absolutely shocking': Young dog with severe injuries found chained to gate

Nov 11th 2019, 9:20 PM 38,481 Views 57 Comments

The animal was found in a critical condition by ISPCA staff.

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.

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.

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 51,351 Views 26 Comments

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

ISPCA appeals for help in rehoming 91 cats being cared for around the country
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

ISPCA appeals for help in rehoming 91 cats being cared for around the country

Jul 31st 2019, 4:03 PM 20,439 Views 24 Comments

An inspector recently removed ten kittens from a property in Wicklow where the cats were breeding out of control.

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain
# Exotic Animals
# Exotic Animals

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain

Jun 25th 2019, 1:17 PM 17,141 Views 17 Comments

The ISPCA has called for tougher regulations around the selling of exotic animals as pets.

Snake that was rescued after being abandoned in the Wicklow Mountains last month has died
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Snake that was rescued after being abandoned in the Wicklow Mountains last month has died

Jun 5th 2019, 9:55 PM 26,624 Views 42 Comments

The five-foot-long snake was found to be underweight, dehydrated and injured in the Wicklow Mountains late last month.

'It was really touch and go': Eight-week-old pup given life saving surgery following public donations
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

'It was really touch and go': Eight-week-old pup given life saving surgery following public donations

Mar 28th 2019, 8:47 PM 21,782 Views 18 Comments

“We realised we were dealing with a very life threatening condition.”

'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.

We're in for some wintry weather over the weekend, here's how to keep your pet safe and happy
# Pet Care
# Pet Care

We're in for some wintry weather over the weekend, here's how to keep your pet safe and happy

Jan 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 60,834 Views 30 Comments

Met Éireann has forecasted freezing temperatures for the coming days.

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.

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween

Oct 28th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,579 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services do not want to see a repeat of Halloween-related injuries they have seen in previous years.

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home
# Rehome
# Rehome

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home

Sep 26th 2018, 5:25 PM 13,515 Views 14 Comments

The Python was first spotted by a member of the public in Kinlough Park “sunning herself on the side of a trail” in July.

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property
# Courts
# Courts

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

Sep 21st 2018, 6:09 PM 30,851 Views 68 Comments

The man received a fine of €1,150.

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Aug 8th 2018, 2:46 PM 17,664 Views 22 Comments

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public

Jun 15th 2018, 8:41 PM 24,530 Views 27 Comments

The ISPCA said the property originally housed three cats but they were allowed to ‘breed uncontrollably’.

ISPCA find Albert the snake who snuck out of his cage and went wandering around Tipperary
# SNAKES ON THE PLAIN
# SNAKES ON THE PLAIN

ISPCA find Albert the snake who snuck out of his cage and went wandering around Tipperary

May 24th 2018, 10:13 AM 14,844 Views 20 Comments

Albert is currently quarantined to monitor for diseases

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.

Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year
# Taking The Lead
# Taking The Lead

Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year

Mar 7th 2018, 3:15 PM 6,644 Views 8 Comments

There were 16,211 calls were made to the ISPCA’s helpline last year.

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.

'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 43,145 Views 83 Comments

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

Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy
# Cruelty
# Cruelty

Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy

Dec 22nd 2017, 2:18 PM 36,025 Views 53 Comments

He gave €250 to the ISPCA after a court case.

Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years
# Starved
# Starved

Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years

Dec 21st 2017, 2:53 PM 23,656 Views 60 Comments

The dog was found tied up at the back of the woman’s home next to a dilapidated dog kennel.

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities
# To The Rescue
# To The Rescue

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities

Dec 6th 2017, 7:15 PM 28,200 Views 34 Comments

So far this year, 351 cats and kittens have been responsibly rehomed from the centre in Longford.

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