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Protecting Ireland's Animals: Inside the ISPCA's workings and daily doings, here you will find what we have been up to.

Welcome to the ISPCA News Page, your go-to source for the latest updates and achievements of the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA). Here, you’ll find a comprehensive overview of what the ISPCA has been up to in its ongoing efforts to protect and improve the lives of animals across Ireland. From heartwarming rescue stories to impactful campaigns, our news section provides a window into the inspiring work carried out by our dedicated team and compassionate supporters.

Stay informed about our mission, explore success stories, and learn how your involvement can make a difference. Join us on this journey of compassion and discover the incredible strides we are taking towards creating a brighter future for animals in need.


July 12, 2024
ISPCA Raises Concerns Over XL Bully Dog Ban…
ISPCA Expresses Deep Concerns Over Proposed XL Bully Dog Ban and Its Impact on Animal Welfare
July 4, 2024
Man convicted of animal cruelty has custodial sentence incre…
A Tipperary man’s prison term for animal cruelty offences was increased from four months to six…..
July 3, 2024
ISPCA provide assistance to Bats and release them back to th…
The ISPCA has assisted a number of grounded bats in recent days.
June 25, 2024
Veterinary Inspector disqualified from keeping dogs…
At Midleton District Court on May 23, 2024, a Veterinary Inspector from Castlemartyr, Co. Cork, admitted…..
June 24, 2024
Kildare couple admit animal welfare offences…
At Dublin District Court on Thursday 20th June 2024, a Kildare couple entered guilty pleas to…..
June 20, 2024
ISPCA launches SpayAware #StopTheSuffering 2024 Campaign…
Spaying can reduce the risk of certain cancers and have a positive effect on health and…..
June 18, 2024
Empowering Our Team: A Transformative Stress Reset Session w…
We extend our sincere gratitude to Luke Mathers for providing an exceptional Stress Reset session to…..
June 13, 2024
ISPCA Statement on RTE Investigates: Horses – Making a Kil…
The ISPCA was appalled by the scenes depicted on “RTÉ Investigates: Horses – Making a Killing”…..
June 12, 2024
ISPCA Appeal for Foster Homes for Horses, Ponies and Donkeys…
The ISPCA is appealing for urgent foster homes for 24 rescued ponies, donkeys, and horses, which…..
June 7, 2024
ISPCA rescue over 120 birds from hoarding situation…
ISPCA Animal Welfare Inspectors seized a total of 121 birds from deplorable conditions in a location…..
June 4, 2024
Farm/Outdoor Cats Appeal…
We are appealing for homes for a number of cats who are better suited as farm/stables/outdoor…..
June 4, 2024
Kid goat brought to safety after dramatic rescue from the to…
An injured kid goat was brought to safety on Monday 3rd June, following a dramatic rescue
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