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#Animal Cruelty

# animal-cruelty - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 4 May, 2015

Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed

The attack was described as “deplorable and distressing”.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 16 April, 2015

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

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

# animal-cruelty - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs Animal Cruelty This post contains videos

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh

The little dog was spotted by a jockey at the racecourse and brought to a local vet but he could not be saved.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 23 January, 2015

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo

The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 24 November, 2014

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”

# animal-cruelty - Friday 21 November, 2014

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US

Nearly 400 cats have been removed from the family in two and a half years.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from Mystery

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from

The three-foot-long cub’s body had signs of trauma.

Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today

The dog had to be put down after vets concluded he would not fully recover.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced

This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog

“He was a beat in our heart, a total soulmate.”

# 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 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.