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# dspca - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Stolen to breed: Criminals stealing thoroughbred dogs 'to make quick cash' by breeding them

Gardaí are aware of an increase in the number of dog thefts.

# dspca - Thursday 30 July, 2020

There is no 'dognapping epidemic' - but gardaí warn pet owners to be vigilant

Gardaí are investigating a number of the incidents since lockdown began.

# dspca - Monday 4 May, 2020

Thirty-three dogs seized by gardaí at Dublin port

The dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

# dspca - Saturday 28 March, 2020

People advised to 'think twice' before getting new pet during time of social distancing

The DSPCA fears people will return these pets when work and school routines go back to normal.

# dspca - 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.

# dspca - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

DSPCA investigating after 12 greyhounds found in back of van going to Spain

The dogs were seized by Revenue over the weekend.

# dspca - Monday 16 December, 2019

Twelve Irish-trained greyhounds discovered in cages with no food or water at Dublin Port

Nine of the 12 dogs have raced in the last month

# dspca - Monday 19 August, 2019

Six Cocker Spaniel puppies seized by DSPCA and Revenue at Dublin Port last night

The puppies were found concealed among furniture in a van.

# dspca - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Dog dies after being 'eaten alive' by maggots in case of severe neglect in Dublin

The Shih Tzu was found collapsed in west Dublin last week.

# dspca - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port

The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.

# dspca - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Rescue centres under strain by huge influx of kittens after heatwave prolonged cat mating season

So far this year the DSPCA has taken in 1,389 cats and kittens.

# dspca - Friday 9 November, 2018

Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly

The DSPCA is looking to locate the cat’s owner.

# dspca - Monday 2 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs Heatwave

The DSPCA have been sharing videos of their staff feeding ice-pops to horses and pigs

We’ll remember this heatwave fondly when it’s on Reeling In the Years.

# dspca - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Gardaí and DSPCA warn dog owners to be careful after dog left in hot car found 'in distress'

DSPCA inspectors and gardai were about to break the car windows when the owner returned to his vehicle.

# dspca - Saturday 23 June, 2018

We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy

Temperatures are set to soar in the coming days. Here’s some advice.

# dspca - Friday 22 June, 2018

'The worst case of mange seen in years': DSPCA appeal for information about abandoned dogs

The two dogs, a Labrador and a German Shepherd, were found tied up outside Ashtown dog pound.

# dspca - 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.

# dspca - Monday 5 March, 2018

Appeal for help after a dozen exotic birds escaped Dublin aviary during Storm Emma

It is understood that about 12 birds escaped the enclosure.

# dspca - Thursday 30 November, 2017

DSPCA inundated with unwanted pets and it's still over three weeks until Christmas

The DSPCA wants to remind people that their pet is a member of the family and “not a disposable item”.

# dspca - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'It could have injured itself badly': DSPCA criticise man who rode horse through Dublin pub

A video has emerged online of a man riding a horse through a Dublin pub.

# dspca - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

# dspca - Friday 5 May, 2017

This puppy was one of three found in the back of a van at Dublin Port yesterday

The three dogs are now in the care of the DSPCA.

# dspca - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Gardaí seized more puppies at Dublin Port last night

The majority of the puppies are Labrador/Collie cross and are just 10 weeks old.

# dspca - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Dublin firefighters have rescued a cat from the Liffey

The “feisty feline” has been passed over to the care of DSCPA.

# dspca - Monday 6 March, 2017

Four 'designer pups' seized at Dublin Port after being discovered in carry on luggage

The animals were not microchipped nor did they have pet passports.

# dspca - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The Daily Edge John Paul the rabbit needs a home after being abandoned near the Papal Cross JP III

# dspca - Friday 23 December, 2016

# dspca - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port

The puppies, seized yesterday, will not be rehomed before Christmas, the DSPCA has said.

# dspca - Sunday 20 November, 2016

'Quiet, hungry' puppies shipped from Dublin Port will soon need new homes

The puppies were seized in Holyhead and returned to Dublin, where they are now being cared for in temporary foster homes.

# dspca - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Nearly 100 puppies sent from Dublin Port have been seized in the UK

The DSPCA said all the animals have been returned to Ireland and are currently receiving veterinary treatment.

# dspca - Friday 11 November, 2016

Gardaí warn pet owners to be responsible after finding abandoned kittens in suitcase

The DSPCA has re-homed over 900 cats and kittens to date in 2016, an increase on previous years.

# dspca - Sunday 23 October, 2016

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

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

# dspca - Friday 16 September, 2016

Designer puppies rescued from horsebox and van at Dublin Port

The dogs will now be looking for new homes.

# dspca - Friday 2 September, 2016

Gardaí rescue five Pomeranian puppies from van on way to England

The van was seized for no insurance.

# dspca - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port England Bound This post contains images

DSPCA slams 'horrific' puppy trafficking after 23 dogs are seized at Dublin Port

The dogs are receiving veterinary care, after being found by gardaí.

# dspca - Friday 22 July, 2016

Man fined €4,000 for illegally smuggling 88 puppies through Dublin Port

It is the first conviction of its kind under new legislation.

# dspca - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Authorities struggling to capture horse that has forced children and residents off green

Daytime seizures can result in a very quick gathering of a hostile mob.

# dspca - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 'Gary' the pet ferret got lost in Stoneybatter and made lots of new friends Get Gary Home

# dspca - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Five foot snake falls out of ceiling onto head of Dublin house owner

Fortunately, it wasn’t poisonous. So much for driving all the snakes out of Ireland…

# dspca - Monday 27 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning Madra Rua

This fox was spotted trapped and scared in a Dublin 8 basement this morning

The DSPCA has some simple advice.

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