The DSPCA would like to congratulate the Ulster SPCA and BBC1 Panorama programme “The Dog Factory” due to be aired tonight, Wednesday 15th April at 9p
April 15, 2015
The DSPCA would like to congratulate the Ulster SPCA and BBC1 Panorama programme “The Dog Factory” due to be aired tonight, Wednesday 15th April at 9pm, highlighting the issues of puppy farming in Northern Ireland.
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March 23, 2015
The DSPCA is continuing its investigations into the puppy farming activities in Ireland and the abhorrent selling of puppies illegally from Ireland to Britain. Puppy Farmers and those involved in the transportation/trading of puppies and dogs are reminded that under S.I. No. 602 of 2014 PET PASSPORT (NO. 2) REGULATIONS 2014 that the rules on Commercial Movement (i.e Sale or Change of Ownership)of all dogs to other Member States is as follows:... Read more
Minister Harris launches joint agreement with DSPCA to promote responsible dog ownership at National Historic Properties in Dublin.
March 06, 2015
Simon Harris TD,Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (5 March 2015), signed an agreement with the Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) underpinning responsible dog ownership and guidelines at National Historic Properties in the greater Dublin area.
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February 05, 2015
On Wednesday evening 4th February 2015, with the assistance of Customs and the Gardai, 116 puppies were seized from two vehicles leaving Dublin Port for the UK. None of the puppies had the required Pet Passport.... Read more
January 08, 2015
This is Hope who was brought into the DSPCA four weeks ago and as you can see she was severely neglected.... Read more
December 03, 2014
SoSellit.ie, Ireland’s new free online trading community, have partnered with the DSPCA (Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) to help re-home some of the many animals available for adoption across the country. They are urging people to think twice before they buy a pet and instead consider adopting one of the shelter animals looking for their forever homes.... Read more
November 26, 2014
The DSPCA continues to see evidence of puppy farm activity on Donedeal and we have highlighted several instances of advertisements which breach their own guidelines.... Read more
November 18, 2014
THE Dublin Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA) is once again calling on people who are thinking of buying a pet this Christmas to adopt one instead.... Read more
November 14, 2014
The DSPCA Inspectorate this week obtained a search warrant under the new Animal Health and Welfare Bill 2013 and seized 2 dogs from a premises in Dublin with the assistance of Local Gardai. As the case is ongoing no more details can be given at this time.... Read more
November 06, 2014
The Annual Corkscrew Winter Wine Fair takes place on Sunday, 23rd of November in the Westbury Hotel from 12.30pm to 5.30pm. As always, all proceeds go to a very worthwhile charity. This time round we are delighted to be supporting us, the DSPCA. They have given us a number of tickets for our volunteers and follows to purchase, which is fab. ... Read more