Making Cents: It’s barking mad not to consider your pet costs
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A cross-border crackdown on illegal puppy trafficking from Ireland has resulted in around 60 puppies being seized in the last six weeks.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
An animal charity has been inundated with puppies and is looking for good homes for 60 of them.
Thu, 26 Nov, 2015
The numbers of injured and frightened animals being treated by an animal welfare group over the Halloween period has more than doubled.
Sun, 01 Nov, 2015
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
CHILDREN in Dublin are to receive training against animal cruelty by a leading animal welfare group.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Sat, 21 Dec, 2013
The DPP has dropped an animal cruelty case brought against two English brothers who had been charged over the discovery of 36 puppies in a van in Dublin.
Sat, 13 Apr, 2013
Like some animals which previously graced its famed cobblestones, the first staging of the historic Smithfield Horse Fair under a new bylaw regime in Dublin yesterday was a bit lame.
Mon, 04 Mar, 2013
Two English brothers are to face Circuit Court trial on animal cruelty charges connected to the discovery of dozens of puppies which were found lying in their own excrement in the back of a van in Dublin.
Fri, 01 Feb, 2013
A judge will rule next month on the trial venue of two English brothers charged over the discovery of dozens of puppies found lying in their own excrement in two cars in Dublin.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
Two English brothers have been charged with animal cruelty for keeping about 50 puppies lying in their own excrement without food, water or fresh air in the back of two cars.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2012
Animal welfare groups have urged the Government to address a “trafficking” crisis in the sector, after 56 more pups set to be sold illegally were saved by gardaí.
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012
A second attempt within a week to traffic a large number of puppies bred in illegal Irish puppy farms to the UK has been foiled.
Fri, 12 Oct, 2012
A man was remanded in custody today after he was charged with possessing a revolver handgun in connection with a shooting during Dublin's Smithfield horse fair on Sunday last.
Wed, 09 Mar, 2011
Gardaí investigating a shooting incident at the Smithfield horse fair in Dublin are continuing to question a man in his 40s.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011
THERE were chaotic scenes at the traditional Smithfield Horse Fair in Dublin yesterday after the sound of several gunshots triggered a stampede among horses and members of the public.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2011
Abandoned horses have found themselves unlikely benefactors after a story in the New York Times.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2010
ALLEGATIONS that a kangaroo or wallaby died after being given drink at a birthday disco are being investigated by gardaí.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
Allegations that a kangaroo or wallaby died after being given drink at a birthday disco were being investigated by gardaí today.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
The Government’s latest piece of animal welfare legislation was comfortably passed in the Dáil today after it was altered to secure the support of the Greyhound industry and pro-hunt lobby.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2010
AGRICULTURE Minister Brendan Smith has shot down calls for a Government subsidised slaughter scheme for unwanted horses.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
More than 1,000 horses will starve to death because of the extreme wintry weather conditions and a lack of food, it was warned today.
Fri, 08 Jan, 2010
The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says it is appalled by the discovery of four puppies which were left for dead in Dodder Park.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2009
AN estimated 1,000 horses will starve to death in Ireland this winter due to the credit crunch, it was claimed yesterday.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2009
A GANG of thugs set fire to an 11-week-old Yorkshire Terrier before hurling the petrified pup from a moving car, animal welfare workers said.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2009
A gang of thugs set fire to an 11-week-old Yorkshire Terrier before hurling the petrified pup from a moving car, animal welfare workers said today.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2009
YOUR feature article on animal abuse (June 16) makes for horrific reading for anyone who cares for animals.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2009
The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said it has seen an increase in the numbers of horses being abandoned by their owners.
Sat, 20 Jun, 2009
DEPARTMENT of Agriculture officials are expected to visit an Offaly puppy farm today after it was reported it is experiencing an outbreak of canine brucellosis – a highly contagious disease that can be transmitted to humans.
Tue, 05 May, 2009
Concern is being raised over the welfare of horses in urban areas of Dublin.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2009
THIRTY-FIVE dogs were recovered from rat-infested buildings after a suspected drug dealing and dog-fighting ring was smashed, gardaí revealed.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
Thirty-five dogs were recovered from rat infested buildings after a suspected drug dealing and dog-fighting ring was smashed, gardaí revealed today.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2008
An animal protection group is describing the move by Dublin City Council to ban 11 breeds of dogs from its properties as "totally irresponsible".
Sat, 07 Jul, 2007
A clampdown on dog control laws was urged tonight after a young girl was mauled by a pit bull terrier while playing with her friends.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2007
The Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has rescued 10 escaped snakes in various parts of the capital in recent weeks.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2006
THE Department of Agriculture hotline for reporting suspected cases of the deadly bird flu virus is not manned at weekends or after 9pm on weekdays, it emerged yesterday.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2006
AN employee of Dunnes Stores, caught on a hidden camera drinking a bottle of Diet Coke in a stockroom, has been awarded €15,000 for unfair dismissal.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2004