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# Cruelty

Last year
Lynn Boylan: Ireland needs to go from the 'puppy farm capital' of Europe to the gold standard
Lynn Boylan
Donkey from animal cruelty video has been rescued by charity as Gardaí investigate
All time
Opinion: Prada is set to stop using fur but Ireland continues to support this barbaric industry
John Carmody
Poll: Should the government put an end to live exports?
Brick-throwing Chinese zoo-goers kill a kangaroo and injure another
Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year
Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy
Controversial cockfight plans were a publicity stunt that got out of hand
Puerto Rican man who bit off the head of girlfriend's chihuahua gets jailed for seven years
In photos: ISPCA report reveals cases of starving dogs and ponies in filthy conditions with no water
Irish puppy farms produce 30,000 dogs a year - here's how to make sure you don't buy from an illegal one
Chemicals thrown over two dogs in separate Cork attacks
40 dead tiger cubs found in a freezer at Thai temple
Abandoned horse left with maggot infection after headcollar embedded on its head
Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo
Daniel Pelka's killer found dead in prison cell
German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch
Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property
Well-to-do London couple abducted boy from Nigeria and made him their slave for 24 years
Dog has both eyes removed after Waterford chemical attack
Watch: Video of dog so traumatised by ill treatment she won't look away from the wall
An animal rescue charity found a dead pygmy goat in a field in west Dublin
RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head 'like a football'
Girl killed by mother and girlfriend had 56 separate injuries
This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh
At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law
Watch cruel, cruel parents tell their kids: 'We ate all your Halloween sweets'
Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US
Kildare may have seen its last ever animal circus in the county
Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced
'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned
Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"
Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA
Anti-cruelty group calls for 'appalling' fox hunt blessings to end
Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs
Man kept 18 dogs in a jeep and shed with no access to water
Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived
Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight
Six cases of horse cruelty seen by DSPCA this week
What's the best prank to drive somebody bonkers?