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# animals - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This kind air hostess adopted a stray dog that waited outside her hotel for six months Bring Me Home

# animals - 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.

# animals - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Kids on Amish farms are less likely to get asthma - a new study explains why

Researchers have pinpointed the reason for the low-rates of asthma in children living on Amish farms.

# animals - 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.

# animals - Saturday 9 July, 2016

The Rich Dogs of London lead better lives than most humans

How the other half lives.

# animals - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Parents in zoo killing case say their son is "doing well" and they "praise God" for his safety

The parents are facing a possible police probe.

40 dead tiger cubs found in a freezer at Thai temple

The temple has long proved a hit among mainly foreign visitors who flock there to be photographed.

# animals - Sunday 22 May, 2016

FactCheck: Are restricted dog breeds inherently more dangerous than all the rest?’s FactCheck does some digging into a perennial debate that has flared up in Ireland in recent weeks.

# animals - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

The 'world's oldest dog' has died aged 30

That’s 130 in dog years.

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# animals - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Duck who lost his feet to frostbite waddles once again, thanks to 3D technology

Phillip the duck is back waddling after getting fitted with prosthetic feet.

# animals - Monday 11 April, 2016

'World's longest snake' dies after capture on tourist island

The python was due to be transferred to Malaysia’s Department of Wildlife when it passed away.

# animals - Sunday 10 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge These photos of an injured swan 'hugging' its hero are going viral Friends Forever

# animals - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Poachers stopped with half a tonne of tortoises and snakes

No arrests were made as the truck’s driver fled after being pulled over.

# animals - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Six arrested as protesters left bloodied at anti-circus demo in Tallaght

Circus Belly Wein has three elephants as part of its show.

# animals - Monday 21 March, 2016

Take a break and watch these cheetah cubs recover after being born by C-section

The premature cubs have been receiving round-the-clock care to build up their immune systems.

# animals - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland ban the use of animals in circuses?

A youth group will hold a protest against these circuses this weekend.

# animals - Monday 14 March, 2016

A horse in a three-piece suit is upping the style stakes ahead of Cheltenham

The tweed ensemble took four weeks to make.

# animals - Friday 11 March, 2016

# animals - Saturday 5 March, 2016

This strange new species of Octopus has been nicknamed 'Casper' Friendly Ghost This post contains videos

# animals - Friday 4 March, 2016

Foreign supertrawlers blamed for 'dolphin carnage' off Irish coast

Marine enthusiasts say rising numbers of dolphins appear to be drowning after getting caught in fishing nets off the northwest coast.

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.

# animals - Monday 29 February, 2016

Walker finds animal carcasses 'dumped' on scenic Clare beach

Animal rights activists have called on authorities to investigate the case.

# animals - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge This tiny rabbit and its wheelchair is melting the internet's heart Little Rabbit

# animals - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Dolphin dies after being passed around for selfies

There are only 30,000 of this type of dolphin left in the world.

# animals - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 19 times Irish dogs were the coolest Irish Pets

19 times Irish dogs were the coolest

Deal with it.

# animals - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

British tourist trampled to death by elephant in Thailand

It’s the latest in a string of incidents that has led to questions over animal tourism in Thailand.

# animals - 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.

# animals - Friday 8 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 21 impossibly cute Instagrams that prove Dublin Zoo is the best Dublin Zoo

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

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

# animals - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge 31 of the cutest things that happened in 2015 Squeeee

31 of the cutest things that happened in 2015

Possibly too much cute for you to handle right now.

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# animals - Friday 18 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies Cheese

This Irish guy has gone viral thanks to his brilliant animal selfies

It’s like these animals know the camera is there.

# animals - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Ten Cambodians die after eating dog meat and drinking rice wine

Six people did after eating a barbequed dog carcass.

# animals - Friday 11 December, 2015

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

# animals - Saturday 21 November, 2015

1,000 bison might be killed at Yellowstone Park this winter

The plan is to kill mostly calves and females.

# animals - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Gardaí have taken in this dog and named him Riggs - but they want to find his owner

He is described as being “very friendly”.

Sinn Féin TD and councillors criticised for wishing "best of luck" to hare coursing group

The ad had been taken out in a programme for an event which features the Listowel coursing club.

# animals - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Half the population of this endangered antelope has died off in a two-week period

Scientists are working to come up with an explanation for what has happened.