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# animal-cruelty - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Gardaí investigating alleged beheading of couple's dog

The incident occurred in the back garden of a home in Rathdrum, county Wicklow.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 17 July, 2017

How did Ireland's horsemeat scandal spark a Europe-wide investigation?

Over the weekend, Spanish authorities dismantled an organised crime group that trades horsemeat illegally.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 7 July, 2017

Two Americans and one Spaniard gored in Pamplona bull run

Today’s bull run was the first of the nine-day festival.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand

The PSNI met with a man after people called for a boycott of a festival he’s organising.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 8 June, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

After spate of animal cruelty cases, Taiwan has decided to ban the eating of cats and dogs

Eating dogs is believed to boost male potency by some in the country.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 25 March, 2017

China's demand for medicine fuels African donkey slaughter

The donkey gelatin industry is said to be worth millions of dollars in China, which is now looking to Africa to satisfy new demand.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Zoo deaths: 'In the wild, gorillas don't eat their own vomit and pull out their hair in frustration'

Even in the best circumstances, it’s impossible for zoos to meet all the unique needs of the various species they hold captive, writes Elisa Allen.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 12 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 3 February, 2017

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 26 November, 2016

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 20 November, 2016

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Former Tory deputy leader clarifies that he did NOT kill his mother's dog

Michael Heseltine claimed the Alsatian had a mental breakdown.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Protest against animal cruelty as only two people convicted of cruelty to animals so far this year

In 2013, 23 people were convicted for cruelty to animals. That figure was 21 in 2014 and 16 last year.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Animal rights group releases secret video footage of rabbits to call for angora ban

“The unedited images… explicitly demonstrate the rabbits’ suffering,” the One Voice group wrote in its appeal.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Over 120 Irish lambs have reportedly died of suffocation on a flight to Singapore

The animals were part of 1,700 young sheep flown from Ireland to be slaughtered in Monday’s Hari Raya celebration.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 15 August, 2016

Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks

It’s not yet know what chemicals were used in these attacks – or if the same chemical was used in both.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo

According to a police report, a 45-year-old father of two was visiting Busch Gardens theme park in Florida with his family when he reached into a pen, picked up the flamingo and threw her down.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 11 July, 2016

Australian man who bit head off a live rat banned from owning pets

Matthew ‘Mad Matt’ Maloney was charged following a raid by RSPCA investigators after the bizarre stunt.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Malicious and cruel: what drives someone to poison a dog?

After the case of deliberate poisoning in Dublin this week, TheJournal.ie delves into such incidents and why they happen.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'This is not a sport, it's just cruelty': Irish TV and music stars support ban on hare coursing

Ireland is one of only three countries that allows hare coursing. Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan wants it to end.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 12 June, 2016

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 10 June, 2016

Dog dies after being left in hot car at Bloom festival

Gardaí are investigating after they were called to the Phoenix Park to try and rescue the dog.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head

It took four attempts with a team of volunteers, a vet and the operations manager at Dublin Zoo before the animal could be caught.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 22 May, 2016

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 24 April, 2016

49 starving monkeys rescued from South African garden centre

The monkeys had been kept in cages for the entertainment of people coming to buy plants at the centre.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food Mallow This post contains images

# animal-cruelty - Friday 4 March, 2016

The show must not go on – the time to ban wild animals from circuses is now

At least 12 local authorities have introduced bans on the use of council land by circuses – but a full ban is needed, writes Elisa Allen.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 25 January, 2016

Dog blind and fighting for life after being shot with pellet gun

Fawn has 50 to 60 pellets embedded in her head and ears.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 18 January, 2016

Emaciated pony dumped by Dublin canal was ‘too weak to lift her head for food’

An animal rescue charity said the animal was “left to die” by a canal in Ballyfermot.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

London man sentenced for having bestiality images and selling monkey heads on eBay

George Bush posted 141 endangered animal specimens for sale online.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Woman finds horses disemboweled and skinned at the end of her driveway

A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators.

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