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#Animal Cruelty

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# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 28 August, 2014

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral

Des Hague is the CEO of food and drink company Centerplate.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 18 August, 2014

Bin bag full of ‘cat heads’ found on the street in Manchester

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter

The charity say they have suspended two staff members in the Roscommon shelter.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding

Hopefully in 100 years we’ll look back on animals in circuses like we now do about Victorian ‘freak show’ performances using disabled people.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 19 July, 2014

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Dog found battered and bloodied “may have been in a dog fight”

The dog, who is named Garth, is now recovering at an ISPCA facility.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 14 July, 2014

Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found Neglected This post contains images

Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found

WARNING: This article contains some disturbing images.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying – ISPCA

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 9 June, 2014

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Video shows ‘dog’ literally melting away in hot car

Timely warning from DogsTrust not to leave pets in cars.

How many horses has your council seized this year?

More than 2,400 horses have been seized in the first half of this year.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral Cruel Blow

Man arrested after a video of him kicking a cat goes viral

Andre Robinson was filmed kicking a helpless kitten. The internet made SURE he wouldn’t get away with it.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Anger after 4 foaling mares are put down in Kilkenny despite offers of homes

Pauline Doyle said her offer to rehome the horses was ignored.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 25 April, 2014

Dead cats found hanging from trees in plastic bags in New York

Around 25 dead cats – some skeletons and some dead only a short number of days – were found in plastic bags hanging from trees.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 4 April, 2014

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Tigers are being slaughtered to entertain rich businessmen in China

That’s according to their state media.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 24 March, 2014

Emaciated ex-racehorse dumped in field left to die finds new home

The case of Forest is common one, said the ISPCA who will be talking about Forest and animal cruelty on RTE’s Prime Time this evening.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 21 March, 2014

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find ‘unscrupulous dealers’

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but DoneDeals.ie claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Woman jailed for microwaving her kitten after it attacked goldfish

Sentencing the 23-year-old woman to 14 weeks in jail, the judge said it was an act “of utterly horrendous cruelty”.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Man kept 18 dogs in a jeep and shed with no access to water

The man was banned from keeping dogs for ten years.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Fox-tossing, goose-pulling and rat-baiting: bloodsports through the ages

It’s not all fox-hunting, sometimes it comes down to a rat infestation or hating the French.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 6 February, 2014

This is why a woman was banned from keeping dogs for 2 years

An ISPCA inspector and gardaí found two emaciated boxer dogs at the woman’s house a year ago.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 3 February, 2014

Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air France This post contains images

Man in court for throwing four-month-old kitten into the air

The kitten, Oscar, suffered a broken foot and a stomach injury during the incident, which was filmed and uploaded to Facebook.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived

The surviving dog Willow is being cared for around the clock by the DSPCA.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Men plead guilty to training dogs for animal fights

The PSNI said that the men were aged 43 and 19 years of age.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

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Dog found under a pile of rubbish with his skull smashed is on the mend

The vet said the hunting dog, Fionn, had received a severe blunt force trauma to the head.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Men released after being questioned over horse shot dead in Kildare

The men were stopped by gardaí on the N4 shortly after the shooting.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 9 December, 2013

Horse euthanised after being found with two broken legs in Wicklow estate

A vet had to be called to the scene to put the animal down.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal

The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 2 December, 2013

Animal charity to report to gardaí after puppy found shot in Athlone

The puppy was found at a popular dog-walking spot with four shotgun shells on its body.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in ‘graphic and horrific’ case Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Elderly man banned from keeping dogs in ‘graphic and horrific’ case

The 80-year-old was also handed down a three-month suspended sentence after the ISPCA discovered four dead dogs and four emaciated Collies at his property in Cork.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Animal rights group to contact schools after cats killed with firecrackers in Drogheda

ARAN has said it wants schools to allow its campaigners to talk to children about the importance of treating animals with kindness and respect.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Cat ‘struck by pellets from gun’ on Belfast Road – and survives

It was a discovery that recalls a recent Love/Hate episode, with police treating it as a case of animal cruelty.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 11 October, 2013

Love/Hate blamed for decapitated ducks

Animal Rights group ARAN is willing to offer a reward of €1500 if someone comes forward with information that leads to a conviction.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 2 September, 2013

Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain Animal Cruelty This post contains images

Collie pups tied in fertiliser bag and dumped in drain

The two pups, named Themla and Louise by their rescuers, were brought back to Roscommon Garda Station where they were given warm bed for the night in a cell.

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