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# dspca - Saturday 4 April, 2015

People are still buying rabbits and chicks 'on a whim' at Easter

The furry little animals can be great pets but they need a lot of love and care.

# dspca - Friday 27 March, 2015

# dspca - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?

The DSPCA wants to hear from you.

# dspca - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge A little Galway dog and his owner were joyfully reunited after a year apart Bruno

# dspca - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This adorable video of the 116 puppies rescued at Dublin Port is essential viewing Little Pups

# dspca - Friday 6 February, 2015

# dspca - Thursday 5 February, 2015

These are just some of the 116 puppies seized at Dublin Port

The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.

# dspca - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle Squeeeeee

Giving gifts to DSPCA shelter dogs is almost too cute to handle

If this doesn’t make you smile, you’re dead inside. DEAD.

# dspca - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Shetland ponies being being left to fend for themselves in fields and front gardens

12 calls were made to the DSPCA yesterday.

# dspca - Friday 12 December, 2014

At least eight people prosecuted for animal abuse so far under new cruelty law

The DSPCA reports multiple prosecutions under the new Act.

# dspca - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather

It’s time to winter-proof your pet’s home.

# dspca - Thursday 2 October, 2014

425 Irish dogs helped break a Guinness World Record

They broke the record for the largest number of pooches being trained to sit, give the paw, lie down and target touch at the same time.

# dspca - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

# dspca - Thursday 14 August, 2014

From The42 Brighten up your Thursday by looking at these pictures of Bill O'Herlihy and a puppy Puppy Love

# dspca - Friday 16 May, 2014

DSPCA calls on DoneDeal to stop selling animals after investigation into online trading

DoneDeals says that removing the ads would drive the marker underground.

# dspca - Friday 21 March, 2014

Ceasing online animal sales would make it harder to find 'unscrupulous dealers'

The DSPCA said it’s a serious problem but claims removing ads for these sales would drive the marker underground.

# dspca - Friday 7 March, 2014

It's a good day for Irish animals

A new animal Bill has been passed to replace legislation that’s 103 years old.

# dspca - Saturday 1 March, 2014

DSPCA hits out at unauthorised Dublin horse market

Over 100 horses were reported to have been at the site in Clondalkin.

# dspca - Sunday 16 February, 2014

These two special scaredy-cats are looking for a home

They need an owner who understands how unique they are.

# dspca - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating Romance This post contains images

Can't find the time to meet a nice cat? Well, now you can try speed dating

The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to hosting a Cat Speed Dating session tomorrow.

# dspca - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Four dogs found in horrific case of animal cruelty, only one has survived

The surviving dog Willow is being cared for around the clock by the DSPCA.

# dspca - Friday 20 December, 2013

Brad and Angelina have found a new gaff in Dublin*

*It’s been a bit of a ruff time for them.

# dspca - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about goings-on at St Vincent’s Hospital, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, and the IMF on the bondholders…

Dublin puppy farm closed by DSPCA

Following a month long investigation into the puppy farm, nine adult dogs were taken into care by the animal welfare charity.

# dspca - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Donkey suffers hypothermia after spending night stuck in Dublin canal

The donkey, which is believed to have been in the canal all night, has now been surrendered by her owner to the DSPCA.

# dspca - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Horse dies after being doused with petrol and set alight

Gardaí are investigating the slaughter of the abandoned horse which happened in the Fettercairn area of Tallaght.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# dspca - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Charity warns public about ‘illicit puppy traders’ selling online

The charity estimates there are more than 10,000 dogs and puppies for sale online on any given day.

# dspca - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Video: Can you help? Cute, slightly boisterous dogs seek good homes...

Rocky, Ruby and three-legged ‘MJ’ are just three of around 60 DSPCA dogs that need new owners.

# dspca - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

DSPCA struggling as demands rise and donations fall

The society says that demands for help, advice and vet care now outstrip what they can offer.

# dspca - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Graphic images show horse's mauled body in North Dublin

Two horses were killed in two separate incidents in the Darndale area of Dublin yesterday.

# dspca - Thursday 28 March, 2013

ISPCA delighted with Coveney's 'progressive approach' to dog micro-chipping

The Minister for Agriculture hopes to bring in regulations which will see all dogs micro-chipped.

# dspca - Friday 18 January, 2013

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned Microchipping This post contains images

Call for centralised database as starving horses abandoned

While some of the animals are microchipped, the information is held across across 10 databases to which the DSPCA have limited access.

# dspca - Thursday 3 January, 2013

DSPCA issue urgent foster appeal for cats

Around 20 cats and kittens have contracted cat flu and need to be homed until they recover.

# dspca - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains images

Here are our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2012

From Savita Halappanavar to puppies rescued from a Dublin car, these were the most shared articles on Facebook this year.

# dspca - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Pics: Enda Kenny stroking a dog and looking at cats

“I want to make Ireland the best small country in the world to be a cat in,” Enda Kenny didn’t say at the opening of the DSPCA’s new veterinary hospital in south Dublin.

# dspca - Monday 19 November, 2012

Adopt a pet this Christmas, don't buy one - DSPCA Christmas Appeal This post contains images

Adopt a pet this Christmas, don't buy one - DSPCA

The call came as the DSPCA launched their Christmas campaign.

# dspca - Friday 19 October, 2012

Puppy Fund for rescued dogs raises over €7,000 in three days

The DSPCA has set a €10k target in order to care for 96 puppies recently rescued.

# dspca - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Some seized puppies 'only six weeks old', says DSPCA

The second litter of puppies, seized at Dublin Port on Thursday evening, are mostly aged between eight and ten weeks.

# dspca - Friday 12 October, 2012

56 puppies rescued in second dog trafficking seizure

One man was arrested but has been released since.