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#Dogs

# dogs - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'A step in the right direction': From 1 February it will be illegal to sell a puppy less than 8 weeks old

The new regulations also require all adverts to include microchip numbers.

# dogs - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Eight dogs rescued from 'appalling' living conditions in Cork

The dogs had to be sedated before they could be treated or groomed.

# dogs - Friday 6 December, 2019

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

“Buying puppies from illegal breeders can have devastating results,” the PSNI said.

# dogs - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida

The dog was trapped and clambering around in the car by locals in Port St Lucie.

Dog years are a myth and puppies are middle-aged, scientists claim

‘Who’s a good man?’

# dogs - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

ISPCA rescues six nursing puppies after mother is found chained to gate in Co Roscommon

The discovery was made by a member of the public.

Almost 2,000 people have surrendered their dogs to Dogs Trust so far this year

The charity is urging those considering adopting a dog for Christmas to sponsor one instead.

# dogs - Monday 28 October, 2019

Are you a pet owner? Here's some advice on keeping them safe and content this Halloween

With lots of loud noises going off, many people will be keeping a closer eye on their dogs and other pets.

# dogs - Friday 4 October, 2019

The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 3 puppies abandoned in Co Westmeath garden

Tomás, Fifi and Liam are currently at the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre.

# dogs - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Dublin hotel cancels conference on greyhound welfare after staff receive threatening phone calls

Event organisers say there are now looking for an alternative venue.

# dogs - Monday 9 September, 2019

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days

It is unknown yet whether the disease is contagious or a series of individual cases.

# dogs - Friday 23 August, 2019

Own a dog? You may have a healthier heart as a result

Truly, human’s best friend.

# dogs - Saturday 17 August, 2019

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails

All of the six puppies have been deemed healthy and have been rehomed.

# dogs - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

One county council issued by far and away the most dog licences last year

Cork County Council was way ahead of Kerry in second place.

# dogs - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Pet owners urged be wary over Easter as experts warn of poisoning risks

Some traditional Easter treats and gifts can be dangerous to animals.

# dogs - Friday 22 February, 2019

'Harrowing conditions': Man jailed for three years and banned from owning dogs or horses for life

Dead animals were scattered around the farmer’s property, some of which were used to feed the dogs.

# dogs - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Tati and her puppies were abandoned at the side of the road - Dogs Trust took them in

The charity is under huge pressure after almost 400 requests from the public to surrender the dogs in the month after Christmas.

# dogs - Thursday 27 December, 2018

New rules around kennel sizes among dog breeding guidelines set to come into effect from 2019

The guidelines are an updated version of similar rules which came into effect in 2012.

# dogs - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'Very concerning': Pet surgeries may be postponed due to shortage of anaesthetic drug

About 50,000 pet surgeries happen in Ireland each year.

# dogs - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

# dogs - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'They deserve a second chance': ISPCA appeals for new homes for nine rescued Terrier dogs

The dogs were discovered by the ISPCA living in unsuitable conditions where their welfare was compromised.

# dogs - Sunday 18 November, 2018

The Irish For...The role of dogs in legends, proverbs and the Brehon laws

Dogs took centre stage in Irish mythology, stories and proverbs, just like they dominate our social media feeds today, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha

# dogs - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Just four dog poo fines were issued in Dublin City so far this year

Out of the four fines issued this year, just one was paid.

# dogs - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Even the President's pets got dragged into the campaign - but an expert reckons they're an ideal dog for the Áras

Peter Casey went on the attack over Michael D Higgins’ Bernese Mountain Dogs.

# dogs - Friday 26 October, 2018

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

# dogs - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Worried about your pet being frightened this Halloween? Experts advise on how to keep them calm

Pet owners will be well aware of how much of a scary time it can be for animals at this time of year.

# dogs - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Dog owners warned about toxic algal scums after reported dog poisonings in the west

Autopsies were not able to determine if algae was to blame for the dog deaths.

# dogs - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Pet Sitters Ireland are running an animal version of the Rose of Tralee and the contestants are adorable Nose Of Tralee

Pet Sitters Ireland are running an animal version of the Rose of Tralee and the contestants are adorable

You can vote for your favourite of the 32 contestants online.

# dogs - Sunday 22 July, 2018

16 malnourished puppies seized in Co Galway

Of the 16 dogs that were rescued, six have died.

# dogs - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Number of dogs being 'put down' by pounds falls by 40%

The numbers of dogs being euthanised has fallen significantly since 2002 when 21,000 were put down.

# dogs - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Vets say new dog breeding guidelines need to improve standards

Submissions received during a public consultation process differ on “a significant number of issues”.

# dogs - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

# dogs - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Irish vets call for ban on advertising involving 'flat-faced' dogs

Brachycephalic animals – those with a reduced skull shape and flat nose – are among the top animal welfare concerns for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA).

# dogs - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port

The dogs were not microchipped, and the man transporting them did not have pet passports.

# dogs - 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.

# dogs - Sunday 25 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge The Light House Cinema held their dog-friendly screening this morning and it was almost TOO adorable Too Much

# dogs - Friday 16 March, 2018

'It was gruesome': Fox torn apart by hunt hounds in the middle of Kerry housing estate

One resident said the dogs left behind the tail and entrails of the fox, which one of her neighbours later had to clean up.

# dogs - 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.

# dogs - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway Collision This post contains videos

Five hunting dogs killed after escaping onto busy M3 motorway

Dash camera footage shows drivers diverting around the dead dogs on the road.

# dogs - 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.

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