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# ispca - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Newborn kittens abandoned in plastic bag taken into ISPCA care

The kittens were found by gardaí near a cemetery in Co Longford.

# ispca - Friday 10 July, 2020

'Disturbing': Three newborn puppies found dangling over river in plastic bag

The ISPCA has issued an appeal for information following Wednesday’s discovery.

# ispca - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

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

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

# ispca - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Fota Wildlife Park expecting losses of €3.5 million this year as coronavirus reality bites

Smaller pet farms around the country are feeling the impact already.

# ispca - Thursday 27 February, 2020

ISPCA rescue pony left tied to electricity pole and 'eating mud to survive'

The animal rescue is trying to trace the owner.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Friday 29 November, 2019

# ispca - Monday 11 November, 2019

'It's absolutely shocking': Young dog with severe injuries found chained to gate

The animal was found in a critical condition by ISPCA staff.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

ISPCA appeals for help in rehoming 91 cats being cared for around the country

An inspector recently removed ten kittens from a property in Wicklow where the cats were breeding out of control.

# ispca - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain

The ISPCA has called for tougher regulations around the selling of exotic animals as pets.

# ispca - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Snake that was rescued after being abandoned in the Wicklow Mountains last month has died

The five-foot-long snake was found to be underweight, dehydrated and injured in the Wicklow Mountains late last month.

# ispca - Thursday 28 March, 2019

'It was really touch and go': Eight-week-old pup given life saving surgery following public donations

“We realised we were dealing with a very life threatening condition.”

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Saturday 19 January, 2019

We're in for some wintry weather over the weekend, here's how to keep your pet safe and happy

Met Éireann has forecasted freezing temperatures for the coming days.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Everything you need to know to keep yourself, your kids and your pets safe this Halloween

Emergency services do not want to see a repeat of Halloween-related injuries they have seen in previous years.

# ispca - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Social and friendly': Penelope the Python is looking for a new home

The Python was first spotted by a member of the public in Kinlough Park “sunning herself on the side of a trail” in July.

# ispca - Friday 21 September, 2018

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

The man received a fine of €1,150.

# ispca - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

ISPCA rescues 86 dogs and puppies from illegal dog breeder

Over 100 dogs and puppies were rescued by the ISPCA over a three day period.

# ispca - Friday 15 June, 2018

ISPCA inspector finds 44 cats at Meath house after report from member of public

The ISPCA said the property originally housed three cats but they were allowed to ‘breed uncontrollably’.

# ispca - Thursday 24 May, 2018

ISPCA find Albert the snake who snuck out of his cage and went wandering around Tipperary

Albert is currently quarantined to monitor for diseases

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Over 1,200 vulnerable animals were seized by the ISPCA last year

There were 16,211 calls were made to the ISPCA’s helpline last year.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Friday 22 December, 2017

Donegal man admits illegally removing the dew claws from a St Bernard puppy

He gave €250 to the ISPCA after a court case.

# ispca - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Donegal woman who didn't feed her dog banned from keeping animals for five years

The dog was found tied up at the back of the woman’s home next to a dilapidated dog kennel.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

ISPCA urging public to come and rehome cats who were used at research facilities

So far this year, 351 cats and kittens have been responsibly rehomed from the centre in Longford.

# ispca - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Photos: Seven puppies rescued after being smuggled from Ireland into Wales

The puppies were found in the boot of a car.

# ispca - Monday 11 September, 2017

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# ispca - Friday 8 September, 2017

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

From The42 'A longer ban would have been more appropriate' Statement

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

The ISPCA have released a statement in relation to Davy Russell’s ban for striking a horse.

# ispca - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

# ispca - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Seven dogs had to be put down after being found in 'deplorable' conditions

The animals’ former owner was barred from owning any dogs.

# ispca - Friday 5 May, 2017

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be taught how to care for animals in school?

The ISPCA says it would help to reduce the number of animal welfare cases in the future.

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