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#ISPCA

# ispca - Monday 20 December, 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 34,913 Views 0 Comments

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

# ispca - Monday 5 July, 2021

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 40,020 Views 31 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

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 18,852 Views 0 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

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 31,154 Views 27 Comments

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

# ispca - Friday 30 October, 2020

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 133,323 Views 56 Comments

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

# ispca - Monday 12 October, 2020

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 27,246 Views 22 Comments

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

# ispca - Sunday 4 October, 2020

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 34,114 Views 0 Comments

The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.

# ispca - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

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 17,209 Views 23 Comments

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

# ispca - Friday 10 July, 2020

'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 57,835 Views 61 Comments

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

# ispca - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

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 36,962 Views 42 Comments

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

# ispca - Saturday 18 April, 2020

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 18,975 Views 13 Comments

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

# ispca - Thursday 27 February, 2020

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 33,302 Views 57 Comments

The animal rescue is trying to trace the owner.

# ispca - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'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 26,362 Views 29 Comments

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# ispca - Friday 29 November, 2019

'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 19,513 Views 22 Comments

All of the dogs made full recoveries.

# ispca - Monday 11 November, 2019

'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 38,472 Views 57 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

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 36,064 Views 80 Comments

The discovery was made by a member of the public.

# ispca - Monday 28 October, 2019

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 13,544 Views 6 Comments

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

# ispca - Friday 4 October, 2019

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 33,339 Views 12 Comments

Tomás, Fifi and Liam are currently at the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre.

# ispca - Saturday 17 August, 2019

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 51,272 Views 26 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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 20,429 Views 24 Comments

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

# ispca - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

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 17,126 Views 17 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

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 26,617 Views 42 Comments

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

# ispca - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'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 21,771 Views 18 Comments

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

# ispca - Friday 22 February, 2019

'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 38,049 Views 80 Comments

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

# ispca - Saturday 19 January, 2019

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 60,822 Views 30 Comments

Met Éireann has forecasted freezing temperatures for the coming days.

# ispca - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

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 40,024 Views 33 Comments

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

# ispca - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'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 22,354 Views 10 Comments

The dogs were discovered by the ISPCA living in unsuitable conditions where their welfare was compromised.

# ispca - Sunday 28 October, 2018

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 13,566 Views 5 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'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 13,506 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.

# ispca - Friday 21 September, 2018

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 30,586 Views 68 Comments

The man received a fine of €1,150.

# ispca - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

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 17,635 Views 20 Comments

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

# ispca - Friday 15 June, 2018

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 24,516 Views 27 Comments

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

# ispca - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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 14,833 Views 20 Comments

Albert is currently quarantined to monitor for diseases

# ispca - Friday 4 May, 2018

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 16,888 Views 26 Comments

The dogs and puppies are now in the care of the ISPCA.

# ispca - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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 6,635 Views 8 Comments

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

# ispca - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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 20,244 Views 24 Comments

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

# ispca - Sunday 4 February, 2018

'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 42,951 Views 83 Comments

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

# ispca - Friday 22 December, 2017

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 36,005 Views 52 Comments

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

# ispca - Thursday 21 December, 2017

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 23,635 Views 63 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

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 28,188 Views 34 Comments

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

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