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Puppies are not available for adoption at this time

February 09, 2015

Puppies are not available for adoption at this time please do not contact the adoptions department or the DSPCA by email as we have been inundated with calls.  

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DSPCA Press Release - 116 puppies seized in raid on Dublin Port

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


Give Hope a Chance

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


Adopt don’t Shop with and the DSPCA

December 03, 2014, 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.

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DoneDeal – Christmas is coming

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


Adopt a pet this Christmas, don’t buy one

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


DSPCA take action under new Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

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


Raise a Glass to help the DSPCA

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


DSPCA Shelter will be closed this Bank Holiday Weekend

October 24, 2014

DSPCA Shelter will be closed this Bank Holiday Weekend Saturday, Sunday and Monday for Deep Cleaning to get ready for winter.... Read more


DSPCA Announce a campaign to control Horse Population in Dublin

October 07, 2014

The DSPCA announced a new programme of population control aimed at dealing with the numbers of lost and abandoned horses in the greater Dublin area.... Read more

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