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#puppy farms

# puppy-farms - Friday 15 April, 2022

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare
# Cruel Practice
# Cruel Practice

Opinion: Dog fertility clinics and artificial insemination are the wild west of animal welfare

Apr 15th 2022, 7:30 AM 17,429 Views 14 Comments

The senator says some unscrupulous operators are cashing in on demand for certain breeds and that further regulation is urgently needed.

# puppy-farms - Saturday 4 December, 2021

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Public warned not to buy puppies this Christmas as some farms 'churning out' hundreds of dogs

Dec 4th 2021, 12:05 AM 38,747 Views 0 Comments

The DSPCA has urged people to adopt and not to shop, where possible.

# puppy-farms - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Opinion: Urgent review of laws and microchip system needed to curb rising dog thefts
# Dognapped
# Dognapped

Opinion: Urgent review of laws and microchip system needed to curb rising dog thefts

Dec 20th 2020, 8:00 PM 21,883 Views 26 Comments

Law where pets are a ‘low value possession’ alongside plant pots and mobile phones should be reviewed, writes vet Dr Sharon Alston.

# puppy-farms - 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 70,875 Views 79 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Puppies found covered in urine and faeces with no access to food or water

Mar 12th 2017, 7:40 AM 26,191 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has received over 53,000 calls in the past three years.

# puppy-farms - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Thirteen puppies destined for UK market seized at Dublin Port

Dec 18th 2016, 2:09 PM 14,825 Views 23 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't
# Rogue Breeders
# Rogue Breeders

Thinking of buying a puppy for Christmas? Here's why you shouldn't

Nov 26th 2016, 5:00 PM 20,118 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has warned people to wait until January to avoid funding puppy farms where dogs can be kept in “appalling conditions”.

# puppy-farms - Sunday 20 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 24,382 Views 16 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - Friday 22 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 6:00 AM 20,562 Views 31 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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

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

May 19th 2016, 5:09 PM 19,537 Views 35 Comments

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

# puppy-farms - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'
# Cruelty To Animals
# Cruelty To Animals

Calls for tighter regulation on Ireland's 'Puppy Farms'

May 20th 2015, 10:30 AM 7,346 Views 11 Comments

This follows the broadcast of the BBC documentary ‘The Dog Factory’ last night.

# puppy-farms - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Do you suspect there are puppy farms in your area?

Mar 19th 2015, 6:36 PM 14,741 Views 16 Comments

The DSPCA wants to hear from you.

# puppy-farms - Friday 11 November, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,029 Views 0 Comments

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law
# Puppy Farms
# Puppy Farms

Bill paves way for government to enact puppy farm law

Nov 11th 2011, 2:48 PM 1,143 Views 11 Comments

Puppy farms will be targeted in new legislation due to be enacted very soon – but there has been a delay while the government waited for the Welfare of Greyhounds Bill to be passed through the Seanad.