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The DSPCA notes the article in the Sunday Times - Irish edition of November 8 attributed to the journalist John Mooney.

November 08, 2015

This article relates to the seizure of 116 puppies on the night of February 4 ,2015 by our inspectors who are authorised officers under the Animal Health and Welfare act 2013. The puppies were seized under this act and its regulations as it relates to the movement of puppies from Ireland.... Read more


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Appeal to Puppy Traders and people transporting dogs and puppies to the UK

November 05, 2015

This week the DSPCA have taken in 9 puppies, 5 of which were part of the seizure at Rosslare Port last week.  We are delighted to be able to assist the Wexford SPCA and these animals, following a short period of foster care will be available for adoption.  These puppies were seized because the owners did not have the correct paperwork or vaccinations to allow them be transported from the Republic of Ireland into the UK.

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DSPCA OPENING HOURS FOR OCTOBER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 2015

October 23, 2015

DSPCA OPENING HOURS FOR OCTOBER BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND 2015.

 

The DSPCA shelter will be closed this Sunday 25th October and Bank Holiday Monday 26th October and will reopen on Tuesday 27th October at 11.00.... Read more


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Keeping your Pets Safe this Halloween

October 23, 2015

Unfortunately Halloween and the weeks preceding it can be a very distressing time for animals. With bangers and fireworks going off near their homes and gardens they can become very distressed.... Read more


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DSPCA’s Great Irish Dog Walk in partnership with PURINA®

September 06, 2015

 

Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) Annual Great Irish Dog Walk, in partnership with PURINA®, will take place on Saturday 26th September 2015 in the DSPCA Campus in Rathfarnham.  This year’s event will launch the DSPCA’s new Dog Nature Trail, an approx. 2km enclosed dog walk around the perimeter of the DSPCA Campus with spectacular views over the Dublin Mountains and Dublin Bay and the City.  There will be lots of fun activities for adults, kids and dogs alike with bouncy castles, face painting, games, fun merry-go-round, dog agility demonstrations, market stalls, dog grooming demonstrations and lots, lots more.... Read more


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New inner city education programme sponsored by Owen Reilly Property Consultants

August 28, 2015

The DSPCA is very pleased to announce an expansion to its education programme for the coming school year. Funding has been provided by Owen Reilly Property Consultants for a programme that will aim to provide visits from the DSPCA to 50 primary schools in Dublin’s Docklands and the wider Inner City. ... Read more


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Dog owner cruelly killed pet by repeatedly swinging it by lead and smashing it in to ground in Dublin park

July 28, 2015

Dog owner cruelly killed pet by repeatedly swinging it by lead and smashing it in to ground in Dublin park - The DSPCA have seen the outcome of today’s case brought by the DPP in relation to a Mr Liam Dowling who pleaded guilty to kicking his family dog to death in Clonliffe College in August 2014. The DSPCA are in utter disbelief at the leniency of the sentence applied.... Read more


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Unleash the fun with Yoko’s ‘Doggie Chess’ Game

July 07, 2015

Working with Yoko Ono, the renowned artist, musician and animal rights activist, the DSPCA have developed ‘Doggie Chess’, a fun chess game for iPad and iPhone.

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DSPCA PRESENTS “Catitude” A feline adoption event with festival flair

June 30, 2015

                                                DSPCA PRESENTS

“Catitude”

A feline adoption event with  festival flair………  ... Read more


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DSPCA Summer PetFest 2015

June 08, 2015

This year's DSPCA Summer PetFest will be held on Saturday 13th June 2015 in the DSPCA, Rathfarnham, Mount Venus Road, Dublin 16 from 12 noon - 4pm.

It will be a fun filled day with lots of activities for adults, kids and dogs alike - We will have the DSPCA Scrufts Dog Show, dog agility, a Teddy Bear Hospital, hot food, a Teddy Bear Picnic, ice cream, games for the kids, a book stall, a bouncy castle, face painting, teas & coffee and lots, lots more.


Entrance is just €5 per adult with FREE Parking - kids and dogs go FREE too. 

So why not come along and join in the fun. ... Read more


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