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# puppy-farms - This year 2022

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare
# Cruel Practice
# Cruel Practice

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare

Apr 15th 2022, 7:30 AM 17,703 Views 14 Comments

The senator says some unscrupulous operators are cashing in on demand for certain breeds and that further regulation is urgently needed.

# puppy-farms - Last year 2021

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 38,801 Views 0 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - All time

Opinion: Urgent review of laws and microchip system needed to curb rising dog thefts
# Dognapped
# Dognapped

Opinion: Urgent review of laws and microchip system needed to curb rising dog thefts

Dec 20th 2020, 8:00 PM 21,936 Views 26 Comments

Law where pets are a ‘low value possession’ alongside plant pots and mobile phones should be reviewed, writes vet Dr Sharon Alston.

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin

Nov 16th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,901 Views 80 Comments

The seizure was made in the Baldoyle area of north Dublin today.

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 26,220 Views 18 Comments

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

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port

Dec 18th 2016, 2:09 PM 14,844 Views 23 Comments

The puppies, seized yesterday, will not be rehomed before Christmas, the DSPCA has said.

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 20,140 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”.

'Quiet, hungry' puppies shipped from Dublin Port will soon need new homes
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

'Quiet, hungry' puppies shipped from Dublin Port will soon need new homes

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 24,392 Views 14 Comments

The puppies were seized in Holyhead and returned to Dublin, where they are now being cared for in temporary foster homes.

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 20,580 Views 32 Comments

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

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 19,556 Views 35 Comments

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

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 7,357 Views 11 Comments

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

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 14,747 Views 16 Comments

The DSPCA wants to hear from you.

Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,033 Views 0 Comments

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law

Nov 11th 2011, 2:48 PM 1,148 Views 11 Comments

Puppy farms will be targeted in new legislation due to be enacted very soon – but there has been a delay while the government waited for the Welfare of Greyhounds Bill to be passed through the Seanad.