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#Rehoming

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Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school
# Lockdown Pets
# Lockdown Pets

Numbers of dogs being surrendered rising again with return to work and school

Sep 7th 2020, 6:10 AM 36,648 Views 31 Comments

Last month Dogs Trust received the highest number of surrender request calls from dog owners since April.

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

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

Jul 31st 2019, 4:03 PM 20,439 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 15th 2018, 8:41 PM 24,530 Views 27 Comments

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

'By getting a puppy at Christmas you're putting it at the worst start in life'
# Dogs Trust
# Dogs Trust

'By getting a puppy at Christmas you're putting it at the worst start in life'

Dec 21st 2017, 6:15 AM 28,770 Views 19 Comments

Dogs Trust is repeating its warning to the public to not give dogs as Christmas presents.

This is Hannah, and this week she took one last trip to the vet
# Rescues
# Rescues

This is Hannah, and this week she took one last trip to the vet

Dec 13th 2015, 6:32 PM 445 Views 43 Comments

We took her home from a rescue shelter after a life of abuse. Other dogs aren’t so lucky.

New puppy centre built to deal with Ireland's abandoned dog crisis
# A New Life
# A New Life

New puppy centre built to deal with Ireland's abandoned dog crisis

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 36,996 Views 82 Comments

Dogs Trust received the money to build the centre from a woman who left €10m in her will.

ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

ISPCA's search for perfect home for unusual animals

Mar 23rd 2013, 8:00 AM 10,185 Views 27 Comments

From pigs to foals, these animals need the right home. Could you be the one to give them a forever home?

25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

25 puppies surrendered to Dogs Trust in 6 days

Jan 19th 2013, 11:30 AM 24,931 Views 28 Comments

Some of the puppies were left in bags in a graveyard and along a canal while others arrived with serious burns on their paws from standing in their own urine.

Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas
# Not Just For Christmas

Dogs Trust receives record number of surrender calls after Christmas

Jan 8th 2013, 3:57 PM 8,915 Views 35 Comments

The charity currently has 163 dogs and puppies in its care and takes up to 220 surrender calls a week.

Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

Increase in numbers of horses, ponies and foals abandoned in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,617 Views 9 Comments

The ISPCA responded to over 1,500 calls related to neglect or abuse of equine animals in 2012.

Dog rescue charity hosting 24-hour 'adoptathon'
# Adoptathon
# Adoptathon

Dog rescue charity hosting 24-hour 'adoptathon'

Aug 20th 2012, 2:10 PM 7,284 Views 14 Comments

In photos: some of the dogs searching for homes at this week’s event.