Following a meeting between the greyhound industry, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and welfare members of the International Greyhound Forum (represented by Dogs Trust and the ISPCA), it was re-iterated that the well-being of greyhounds, including their physical and social environment, is at the core of Ireland’s greyhound industry.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
We are writing as a concerned group of leading animal welfare organisations including Dogs Trust, Europe’s largest dog welfare charity, and two of Ireland’s oldest and largest animal welfare charities, the Irish SPCA and the Irish Blue Cross.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
With hundreds of thousands of dogs not microchipped and registered by last Friday’s national deadline, the farmer organisations appealed to owners of the country’s dog population of about 1m to comply with the new mandatory requirement.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Every year, hundreds of canines manage to accidentally lock themselves into their owner’s cars — a phenomenon which becomes even more dangerous in summer, when rising temperatures can turn vehicles into death traps for dogs.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015