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# Animals

Last year
Gerry Creighton: You can learn sentience and emotional expression from animals
Gerry Creighton
Dog behaviourist: You can learn to speak cat - here are some tips
Suzi Walsh
20 donkeys found abandoned in Galway field in 'shocking case of neglect'
Over 100 dogs currently on waiting list to be surrendered to DSPCA
All time
Minister seeks new location for live Christmas crib after decision to remove it from Mansion House
People caring for injured wild animals reminded they must have a suitable licence
State is allowing calves to be transported to Europe in a cruel manner, claims NGO
Quiz: How much do you know about these spring animals?
34 deer killed in Phoenix Park as part of 'managed cull' this week
Komodo dragon and two in five shark species in danger of becoming extinct
Microplastics in Irish waters 'pass up the food chain' into systems of humans and larger animals
World’s wildlife under threat from climate change, report warns
Koala rescued after causing five-car pileup in Australia
Dog theft crackdown as more severe punishments could be on the way
'We all want to see a solution, but nobody wants to see these animals get their heads blown off'
Spiders, sharks and science: The best pictures from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards
Quiz: How much do you know about these small mammals?
ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care
People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing
The Irish For: As we celebrate St Patrick's removal of snakes, what other animals have come and gone from Ireland?
Darach Ó Séaghdha
The Lambay black rat is now the only 'threatened' terrestrial mammal species in Ireland
Horse put down after being found injured and stuck under gate in Meath
Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim
Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year
Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween
'We're terrified the bulldozers will move in': Locals fight to save animal habitat in Dublin park
The Irish For: Cuddly mammals and furry predators
Darach Ó Séaghdha
Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount
Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart
Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain
Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets
Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony
Diarmuid Pepper
Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park
Opinion: I always wanted pets but our hairy, howling cat is making my life hell
Leah Ni Chuinn
Pigs, chickens ... a pony called Moses. Take a tour of Dublin city's first public urban farm
Lion kills young worker in US conservation park
Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat
British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco
Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly
'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze