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#Dogs

# dogs - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet
# Opinion
# Opinion

Pete the Vet: Top 10 things to consider if you're getting a new pet

Feb 13th 2021, 11:30 AM 24,722 Views 22 Comments

Dr Pete Wedderburn says there are many things to consider when you’re planning to get a new pet, but for now, he has 10 tips.

# dogs - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

ISPCA shuts down illegal puppy farm in Offaly
# PUPPY FARM
# PUPPY FARM

ISPCA shuts down illegal puppy farm in Offaly

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:43 PM 46,527 Views 32 Comments

Over 60 dogs were surrendered.

# dogs - Monday 7 December, 2020

Dog reunited with owners after going missing for over three years
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Dog reunited with owners after going missing for over three years

Dec 7th 2020, 2:56 PM 57,013 Views 23 Comments

Lola, a black Labrador, vanished from a fenced garden in 2017.

# dogs - Sunday 6 December, 2020

Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients

Dec 6th 2020, 3:26 PM 12,606 Views 13 Comments

14 dogs are being trained as part of a feasibility study.

# dogs - Monday 16 November, 2020

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin
# Baldoyle
# Baldoyle

Gardaí seize 32 dogs worth more than €150,000 in Dublin

Nov 16th 2020, 9:53 PM 70,328 Views 79 Comments

The seizure was made in the Baldoyle area of north Dublin today.

# dogs - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Dogs Trust Ireland warns many people are unwittingly buying dogs bred on puppy farms
# Sold A Pup
# Sold A Pup

Dogs Trust Ireland warns many people are unwittingly buying dogs bred on puppy farms

Nov 10th 2020, 4:02 PM 19,754 Views 21 Comments

A new campaign aims to warn people about the cruelty involved in online dog purchases.

# dogs - Saturday 7 November, 2020

Opinion: Let's celebrate the dog - man's best friend in a pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Let's celebrate the dog - man's best friend in a pandemic

Nov 7th 2020, 4:00 PM 20,144 Views 19 Comments

Tom Inglis and his Wheaten terrier, Pepe, lived together for eighteen years. Here, he pays tribute to Pepe and all the furry friends who have helped us through 2020.

# dogs - Monday 12 October, 2020

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Abandoned dog 'in safe hands' after being rescued from locked crate by ISPCA

Oct 12th 2020, 1:01 PM 27,102 Views 22 Comments

It was unclear how long the dog was kept in the crate.

# dogs - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist
# Rescued
# Rescued

Seven Pomeranian puppies rescued from car boot after gardaí apprehend speeding motorist

Sep 10th 2020, 7:06 PM 46,136 Views 27 Comments

The puppies have been transferred to the care of the Kildare & West Wicklow SPCA.

# dogs - Monday 7 September, 2020

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 35,995 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

# dogs - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí seize 32 stolen dogs following searches in Swords

Aug 23rd 2020, 11:25 AM 63,092 Views 100 Comments

Dog wardens said the monetary value of the dogs would be in excess of €120,000.

# dogs - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Gardaí launch appeal to trace owners as 10 suspected stolen dogs recovered
# Co Limerick
# Co Limerick

Gardaí launch appeal to trace owners as 10 suspected stolen dogs recovered

Aug 5th 2020, 9:21 AM 130,202 Views 17 Comments

The dogs were seized following a search of a property in Co Limerick.

# dogs - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March
# Garda Appeal
# Garda Appeal

Gardaí issue warning after nearly 50 reports of dogs attacking livestock since March

Jul 1st 2020, 8:45 AM 13,804 Views 26 Comments

In total, 47 incidents were reported between 1 March and 29 June.

# dogs - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

22 dogs seized by gardaí during searches at three addresses in Co Cork
# Seized
# Seized

22 dogs seized by gardaí during searches at three addresses in Co Cork

Jun 17th 2020, 9:41 PM 32,391 Views 14 Comments

All of the dogs are currently in the care of the CSPCA and the ISPCA.

# dogs - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Appeal after 14 dogs stolen from house during burglary
# Limerick
# Limerick

Appeal after 14 dogs stolen from house during burglary

Jun 10th 2020, 6:28 PM 39,785 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information.

# dogs - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

ISPCA says dog groomers can provide services for pets who need 'urgent' care

May 12th 2020, 7:54 PM 36,095 Views 42 Comments

Groomers have been advised to assess each dog on “a case-by-case basis” via photos or video conferencing.

# dogs - Monday 4 May, 2020

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port
# Dspca
# Dspca

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port

May 4th 2020, 12:54 PM 69,095 Views 57 Comments

The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

# dogs - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Please don't feed your dog Easter eggs, says Dogs Trust
# Dogs Trust
# Dogs Trust

Please don't feed your dog Easter eggs, says Dogs Trust

Apr 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 19,809 Views 32 Comments

Dark chocolate is especially toxic for dogs, so keep it in a place where they can’t sniff it out.

# 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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Jan 9th 2020, 5:33 PM 85,989 Views 28 Comments

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
# Mallow
# Mallow

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

Jan 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 25,906 Views 29 Comments

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
# Coalisland
# Coalisland

Police rescue 31 dogs and puppies in Co Tyrone

Dec 6th 2019, 8:45 PM 18,779 Views 19 Comments

“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
# Ruff Rider
# Ruff Rider

Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida

Nov 23rd 2019, 6:02 PM 30,367 Views 17 Comments

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
# Good Man
# Good Man

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

Nov 23rd 2019, 11:11 AM 41,494 Views 33 Comments

‘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
# Elphin
# Elphin

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

Nov 6th 2019, 1:42 PM 35,948 Views 79 Comments

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
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

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

Nov 6th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,780 Views 57 Comments

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
# Halloween
# Halloween

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

Oct 28th 2019, 6:30 AM 13,489 Views 6 Comments

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
# Rescued
# Rescued

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

Oct 4th 2019, 3:23 PM 33,109 Views 12 Comments

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
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

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

Oct 2nd 2019, 3:22 PM 34,573 Views 56 Comments

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
# Dogs
# Dogs

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

Sep 9th 2019, 9:55 AM 26,270 Views 22 Comments

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
# Walkies
# Walkies

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

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:30 AM 13,522 Views 12 Comments

Truly, human’s best friend.

# dogs - Saturday 17 August, 2019

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

ISPCA seize six Jack Russell puppies with docked tails

Aug 17th 2019, 11:48 AM 50,684 Views 26 Comments

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
# Puppies With Papers
# Puppies With Papers

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:37 PM 25,351 Views 23 Comments

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
# Bad Eggs
# Bad Eggs

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

Apr 18th 2019, 1:08 PM 17,270 Views 13 Comments

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
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

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

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:03 PM 37,505 Views 80 Comments

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
# A Dog Is For Life
# A Dog Is For Life

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

Feb 19th 2019, 5:51 PM 30,890 Views 20 Comments

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
# Dogs
# Dogs

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

Dec 27th 2018, 12:42 PM 15,808 Views 28 Comments

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
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

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

Dec 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 7,796 Views 0 Comments

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
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,004 Views 33 Comments

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
# Donegal
# Donegal

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 5:56 PM 22,317 Views 11 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 18th 2018, 8:45 AM 28,110 Views 20 Comments

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

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