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Appeal for information after tiny pup dumped in bin

The GSPCA has this week asked the public to keep an eye out for abandoned pups following the discovery of a three-week old pup in a wheelie bin in Gort.

Seven pups rescued after ‘cruel’ tail docking

A Mayo SPCA volunteer has warned dog owners and breeders that the practice of ‘tail docking’ is now illegal and the animal welfare charity will be reporting any incidents it comes across to the gardaí.

Warning to pet owners on dog baiting practice

A volunteer with the Mayo SPCA is warning people not to advertise dogs or puppies as ‘free to a good home’ on websites such as DoneDeal or Gumtree because they could end up being used in the barbaric practice of dog baiting.

New year funding for local animal welfare groups

Four local animal care and welfare organisations have been awarded funding towards their services for 2014.

Snow White and the seven bullfighters

IMAGINE SNOW White and The Seven Dwarfs transported to 1920s Spain and the world of bullfighting? Welcome to Spanish film Blancanieves.

GSPCA launches investigation after botched backstreet tail docking

The GSPCA is appealing for information following the discovery of a badly injured pup in Portumna at the weekend. The dog, which is about 12 weeks old, had been subjected to a botched attempt to dock its tail and was found wandering the streets in pain and distress.

Man bought illegal traps online

A member of a local hunt club was before Castlebar District Court on Wednesday as he imported 12 illegal animal traps over the internet. The prosecution was brought by the Department of Arts, Heritage and The Gaeltacht.

New dog bills will ‘improve animal welfare’ says Grealish

The Greyhound Welfare Bill and Dog Breeding Establishment Bill, among the first bills signed into law by President Michael D Higgins, will significantly improve animal welfare and protection.

McGuinness calls for end to horrific puppy farming

Councillor Andrew McGuinness has called on Minister Phil Hogan to speed up the legislation on puppy farms in Ireland and he criticised the Government’s failure to implement the legislation which was passed by the Oireachtas last year.

World Animal Week in Galway

An event that helps to raise awareness of animal welfare and the work of welfare groups in Ireland will run next week from Monday October 4.


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