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# ispca - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Meath man convicted after dog Coco left emaciated and barely able to walk

The ISPCA says the dog had a chronic skin condition all over the lower half of her body.

# ispca - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Wooden crates for housing dogs "no longer in use" at dog breeding farm in Cavan

Cavan County Council inspected a dog breeding farm following a recent BBC Spotlight programme.

# ispca - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Cork man fined after Huskies were found covered in faeces with no access to food Mallow This post contains images

# ispca - Friday 25 March, 2016

Calls for animal circus ban after protesters left bloody at demo

The ISPCA has been runnings its ‘Big Stop’ campaign to have the attractions outlawed.

# ispca - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Ponies rescued after becoming stranded on Waterford cliff

The ponies have now been moved to a more secure field.

# ispca - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Photos: 13 dogs found standing in inches of their own dirt in Cork

All the dogs were extremely underweight and there was no clean water available to them.

# ispca - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

18 pups found in car boot at Dublin Port, one fighting for his life

The DSPCA said Ireland is the puppy farm capital of Europe.

# ispca - Friday 8 January, 2016

German Shepherd shot in head and dumped in ditch

WARNING: This post contains images some readers may find distressing.

# ispca - Monday 28 December, 2015

Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property Cruelty This post contains videos

Irish animal charity releases video of woman violently kicking a dog on her property

The ISPCA have released the video in order “to highlight the aftermath of the cruelty” that they deal with.

# ispca - Thursday 17 December, 2015

ISPCA issues warning not to buy pets as surprise Christmas gift

The warning comes as the charity rescues two Red Setters from dangerous conditions.

# ispca - Monday 9 November, 2015

Bag of dead puppies found dumped in Meath stream

The animals were found in fertiliser bags last week.

# ispca - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Youths in Ballymun attempt to set fire to four kittens

Other young people in the area saw what they were doing and rescued the kittens.

# ispca - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals

The woman had plead guilty to leaving the dog locked in a kitchen.

# ispca - Monday 27 July, 2015

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow

Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.

# ispca - Friday 15 May, 2015

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

# ispca - Monday 11 May, 2015

Roscommon men fined for illegally docking puppies' tails

The practice is now against the law.

# ispca - Monday 20 April, 2015

Donegal woman abandoned dog with no food or water in room with faeces and urine

Megan has since made a full recovery and has been rehomed.

# ispca - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

Inspectors took 52 dogs and two horses away from the site.

Online crackdown on 'rogue puppy-breeders'

Minimum standards have been launched for classified ad websites that allow pet sales.

# ispca - Monday 16 February, 2015

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

# ispca - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Seven-month-old foal found with massive neck wounds in Sligo

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image some people may find distressing.

# ispca - Monday 24 November, 2014

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”

# ispca - 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.

# ispca - Friday 21 November, 2014

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

# ispca - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# ispca - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Record number of animals removed from Ballinasloe Horse Fair despite 'considerable progress'

The festival this month saw 37 animals taken into the care of the ISPCA, 28 of which were dogs.

# ispca - Friday 26 September, 2014

Foal rescued after falling down open manhole

He’s fine now after being reunited with his mother.

# ispca - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

# ispca - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Garth the bull terrier makes full recovery after vicious attack by another dog

He was found with severe wounds in a field in north Dublin earlier this year.

# ispca - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter

The charity say they have suspended two staff members in the Roscommon shelter.

# ispca - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

The ISPCA wants horse owners to tackle over-population

By not allowing them to breed.

# ispca - Saturday 19 July, 2014

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.

# ispca - Monday 7 July, 2014

Activists 'alarmed' after circus camel walks into traffic

It’s led to new calls for a ban on wild animals in circuses.

# ispca - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.

# ispca - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

ISPCA warns that 'dogs die in hot cars' and leaving the window open isn't enough

Dog owners are advised to plan in advance before taking pets on any journeys.

# ispca - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Banning sulky racing 'could make it more dangerous and drive it underground'

Another horse died on Sunday during one of these races.

# ispca - Monday 9 June, 2014

Horse attached to sulky dies after smashing into oncoming vehicle

The ISPCA is now calling for a ban on these small carts being used on public roads.

# ispca - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

These 62 rescued dogs need new homes

The poodles, chihuahuas and other dogs were discovered at a redundant breeding facility in Cork.

# ispca - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Six four-week-old puppies found with tails illegally cut

The ISPCA is now caring for the little puppies, who were found in Roscommon.

# ispca - Friday 4 April, 2014

Dead horses, cows and calves found dumped at the base of Co Clare cliffs

The ISPCA say that it appears that the animals were thrown from the top of the 100m high cliffs.