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#ISPCA

# ispca - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# ispca - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Photos: Seven puppies rescued after being smuggled from Ireland into Wales

The puppies were found in the boot of a car.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

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

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The ISPCA also was involved in 35 prosecutions.

# ispca - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Wicklow man fined €625 for docking dogs' tails

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

# ispca - Friday 25 March, 2016

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo

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

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

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

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

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

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