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# ispca - Monday 11 September, 2017

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA
# Good News
# Good News

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

Sep 11th 2017, 3:22 PM 18,684 Views 24 Comments

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# ispca - Friday 8 September, 2017

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
# Longford
# Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,687 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

Sep 6th 2017, 5:42 PM 7,053 Views 6 Comments

The ISPCA have released a statement in relation to Davy Russell’s ban for striking a horse.

# ispca - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

Jun 8th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,190 Views 29 Comments

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

# ispca - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

May 23rd 2017, 1:31 PM 30,523 Views 28 Comments

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

# ispca - Friday 5 May, 2017

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?

May 5th 2017, 12:44 PM 16,647 Views 77 Comments

The ISPCA says it would help to reduce the number of animal welfare cases in the future.

# ispca - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

'Hungry, thirsty, filthy': Woman fined €2,500 after dogs discovered in horrendous conditions

Mar 28th 2017, 3:16 PM 37,687 Views 52 Comments

One of the dogs was missing all but two of his teeth.

# ispca - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water

Mar 12th 2017, 7:40 AM 26,125 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has received over 53,000 calls in the past three years.

# ispca - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water

Mar 7th 2017, 3:26 PM 14,638 Views 21 Comments

In 2016 inspectors initiated 32 prosecutions and saw 15 finalised in court.

# ispca - Friday 3 February, 2017

Man who hoped his dog would get better without treatment convicted of animal cruelty
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man who hoped his dog would get better without treatment convicted of animal cruelty

Feb 3rd 2017, 2:44 PM 28,990 Views 35 Comments

The man was in denial and hoped his pet would recover.

# ispca - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man receives lifetime ban from keeping animals after pig "eaten alive" by dogs
# Savaged
# Savaged

Man receives lifetime ban from keeping animals after pig "eaten alive" by dogs

Jan 18th 2017, 2:27 PM 25,440 Views 40 Comments

The animal had to be euthanised immediately after the attack.

# ispca - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut

Jan 12th 2017, 12:37 PM 30,161 Views 63 Comments

She had claimed she did not have a proper muzzle for the dog.

# ispca - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

The puppy found at Dublin Airport last week has found a new home for Christmas

Dec 21st 2016, 10:11 AM 16,952 Views 17 Comments

The ISPCA recently issued a list of warning signs for puppy farms, adding that pets never make good Christmas presents.

# ispca - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't
# Rogue Breeders
# Rogue Breeders

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't

Nov 26th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,070 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.

# ispca - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween
# Fireworks
# Fireworks

Are you a dog owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe this Halloween

Oct 23rd 2016, 9:30 AM 16,246 Views 23 Comments

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

# ispca - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair
# A Happy Tail
# A Happy Tail

Stolen dog reunited with owner after being found on sale at a fair

Oct 12th 2016, 4:58 PM 49,190 Views 52 Comments

Joey the dog is now back with his owner after a nine-day ordeal.

# ispca - Monday 26 September, 2016

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

3,000 investigations into allegations of abuse of animals last year

Sep 26th 2016, 5:40 PM 8,877 Views 26 Comments

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

# ispca - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails
# Jack Russells
# Jack Russells

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails

Sep 14th 2016, 2:22 PM 23,427 Views 46 Comments

Garda assistance was required to seize the dogs after the owner became “extremely hostile”.

# ispca - Monday 8 August, 2016

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

34 'gravely ill' cats discovered in Co Cork

Aug 8th 2016, 4:37 PM 20,404 Views 15 Comments

Some of the cats and kittens had to be humanely euthanised on veterinary advice.

# ispca - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Government says it has no plans to ban the use of animals in circuses

Jul 24th 2016, 7:15 AM 9,804 Views 50 Comments

Earlier this year, the ISPCA launched a nationwide campaign calling for the use of performing animals to be halted.

# ispca - Monday 27 June, 2016

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot
# Puppy Trade
# Puppy Trade

Twenty Irish bred puppies found crammed in car boot

Jun 27th 2016, 9:40 PM 35,703 Views 33 Comments

The ISPCA is now looking for homes for the puppies.

# ispca - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk

Jun 12th 2016, 5:15 PM 34,179 Views 84 Comments

The ISPCA says the dog had a chronic skin condition all over the lower half of her body.

# ispca - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Wooden crates for housing dogs "no longer in use" at dog breeding farm in Cavan
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Wooden crates for housing dogs "no longer in use" at dog breeding farm in Cavan

May 19th 2016, 5:09 PM 19,455 Views 36 Comments

Cavan County Council inspected a dog breeding farm following a recent BBC Spotlight programme.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food
# Mallow
# Mallow

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food

Apr 6th 2016, 3:30 PM 23,564 Views 56 Comments

One of the dogs was pregnant.

# ispca - Friday 25 March, 2016

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo
# Cruelty
# Cruelty

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo

Mar 25th 2016, 6:02 AM 22,205 Views 101 Comments

The ISPCA has been runnings its ‘Big Stop’ campaign to have the attractions outlawed.

# ispca - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff
# Saved
# Saved

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

Feb 14th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,744 Views 8 Comments

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

# ispca - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork
# Rescued
# Rescued

Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork

Feb 7th 2016, 1:28 PM 30,072 Views 45 Comments

All the dogs were extremely underweight and there was no clean water available to them.

# ispca - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life
# Illegal Trade
# Illegal Trade

18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life

Jan 12th 2016, 9:49 AM 26,044 Views 22 Comments

The DSPCA said Ireland is the puppy farm capital of Europe.

# ispca - Friday 8 January, 2016

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

Jan 8th 2016, 11:57 AM 32,130 Views 63 Comments

WARNING: This post contains images some readers may find distressing.

# ispca - Monday 28 December, 2015

Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property
# Cruelty
# Cruelty

Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property

Dec 28th 2015, 9:38 PM 27,337 Views 61 Comments

The ISPCA have released the video in order “to highlight the aftermath of the cruelty” that they deal with.

# ispca - Thursday 17 December, 2015

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift
# Not Even For Christmas
# Not Even For Christmas

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

Dec 17th 2015, 1:07 PM 10,437 Views 18 Comments

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

# ispca - Monday 9 November, 2015

Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream

Nov 9th 2015, 5:06 PM 26,903 Views 59 Comments

The animals were found in fertiliser bags last week.

# ispca - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens

Oct 28th 2015, 10:14 AM 16,879 Views 59 Comments

Other young people in the area saw what they were doing and rescued the kittens.

# ispca - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals
# Faeces And Urine
# Faeces And Urine

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:00 AM 16,329 Views 50 Comments

The woman had plead guilty to leaving the dog locked in a kitchen.

# ispca - Monday 27 July, 2015

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow
# New Home
# New Home

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow

Jul 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,669 Views 54 Comments

Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.

# ispca - Friday 15 May, 2015

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

May 15th 2015, 12:19 PM 18,076 Views 62 Comments

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

# ispca - Monday 11 May, 2015

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails
# No Vet
# No Vet

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

May 11th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,713 Views 55 Comments

The practice is now against the law.

# ispca - Monday 20 April, 2015

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine

Apr 20th 2015, 3:01 PM 19,192 Views 41 Comments

Megan has since made a full recovery and has been rehomed.

# ispca - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down
# Carlow
# Carlow

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

Apr 16th 2015, 7:45 PM 31,554 Views 52 Comments

Inspectors took 52 dogs and two horses away from the site.

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'
# Classified Ads
# Classified Ads

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Apr 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 12,226 Views 26 Comments

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.