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Dog owners liken death of pet to losing a family member

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We are a nation of dog lovers - as 72% admit to having more photos of their dog on their phone than their partner, family or friends.

Galway event marks 200th anniversary of world’s first animal welfare law

A special ceremony took place outside Tigh Neachtain last Friday, July 22, to mark the 200th anniversary of the world’s first piece of legislation concerning animal welfare.

€86,500 for animal welfare organisations in Mayo

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Three Mayo-based animal welfare organisations will share in funding of €86,500, it was announced this week.

Feeding the birds during winter months is good for people, too

A new Irish company is on a mission to raise happiness levels in Galway by encouraging householders to feed birds the right type of food to ensure they survive winter.

Fur Farming prohibited under new Animal Health and Welfare Bill – Chambers

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Fianna Fáil Senator for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, has welcomed the announcement that agreement has been reached on the drafting of the Animal Health and Welfare Bill of 2021.

Dogs Trust Ireland warns of hot weather threat to dogs

With the rise in dog ownership over the past year and with temperatures expected to remain high across Ireland, Dogs Trust is warning owners of the dangers hotter weather can have for dogs.

Councillor demands Horse Exclusion Zones to deal with ‘repeated instances of animal cruelty’

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Horse drawn carriages should be banned from all national primary and secondary roads, as should the racing of horse drawn vehicles in County Galway.

Mayo councillors lobby on behalf of animal welfare

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North West SPCA in Mayo is to receive €12,000 in funding from Mayo County Council as a result of a long discussion on animal welfare that took up much of the December meeting of the council this week, with everything from dog-breeding, dog-abandoning, sheep worrying, goats eating up gardens and cruelty to horses being highlighted by councillors.

ISPCA issues pet safety tips for Halloween

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As Halloween approaches, the ISPCA is reminding the public to be aware of the dangers Halloween poses to the wellbeing of all animals and to take extra measures to safeguard the safety of not only domestic pets but farm animals and wildlife too.

Helping animals in your will

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Many of us do not put much thought into where we will leave our inheritance or do not leave any instructions at all. Instead of rushing this important decision we should think about the best way to make our last contributions produce a positive impact in society.

 

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