News & Features

2013

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Dogs with skin condition callously thrown into skip...

February 07, 2014

Meet little Pearl and her puppy Malteser. Earlier this week a lady passer-by saw the two frightened dogs in a builders skip outside a shopping centre in north Dublin. The lady contacted security at the centre and the dogs were taken out of the skip and brought to the dog pound.... Read more


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We need your help with Feline Friendly February

February 06, 2014

This month the DSPCA are raising awareness for cats called Feline Friendly February. As part of this initiative we are running a series of campaigns to help our four-legged furry friends.... Read more


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Flood advice - Do you know what to do with your animals if it floods?

February 04, 2014

Flood advice - Do you know what to do with your animals if it floods? This is a guide will help you prepare in case of flooding so you can get your animals to safety more easily.... Read more


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DSPCA calls on local authorities to tackle horse crisis in capital

January 30, 2014

The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) are calling on local authorities to act urgently to tackle the huge numbers of stray horses who are being dumped across the city after a number of serious incidents took place in recent days.... Read more


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DSPCA announces 'Feline Friendly February'

January 30, 2014

The DSPCA are delighted to announce details of the inaugural ‘Feline Friendly February’ – an innovative welfare awareness month – which will see an exciting range of events taking place for cats.... Read more


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Brad and Angelina find a new home at last

January 28, 2014

Brad and Angelina came into the shelter late last year as part of a raid on a newly established puppy farm. These two Saint Bernards spent most of their lives cooped up in a dark kennel.... Read more


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DSPCA bid adieu to two of our special resident ponies - Peanut and Jelly

January 24, 2014

On Friday morning the DSPCA bid adieu to two of our special resident ponies - Peanut and Jelly - who have been adopted by the Smyth and Noonan families and have began this new chapter in their lives over in the west of Ireland.... Read more


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Mating season for Fantastic Mr & Mrs Fox

January 23, 2014

It’s the end of January, the winter is nearly over and our thoughts are of the spring and summer ahead but for some of our wildlife this time of year is more important than a bit of sunshine as it is mating season.... Read more


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Another house of horrors exposed by DSPCA

January 21, 2014

Monday 19th January where a case of cruelty to a dog had been reported. When the DSPCA inspectors arrived they actually found four dogs living in appalling conditions both in the house and in an outside shed.... Read more


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Lurchers and Greyhounds make great pets

January 13, 2014

Contrary to people’s initial ideas about greyhounds and lurchers they make fantastic pets!... Read more


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