The ISPCA believes that education is key to better animal welfare in Ireland. Plan a visit to the ISPCA National Animal Centre in Longford to learn more about animal welfare, responsible pet ownership, and wildlife in Ireland. To arrange a trip/tour for your class or school to the National Animal Centre please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 043 3325035.
Find the Educate Together lesson plans here, a resource to assist teachers in educating students about animal welfare, pet care, commitment and responsibility.
The following articles contain general advice on those animal-related matters which, in the ISPCA's experience, affect animal lovers and pet owners most often. Unfortunately, it is not possible in the context of the website to take into account individual situations or consider unusual problems or circumstances.
You should seek further advice and assistance from your vet, the ISPCA or other appropriate expert if you are concerned about the welfare of a particular animal. The ISPCA regrets that it cannot accept any responsibility for acts or omissions based on the following advice which is intended as a general introduction to animal-related problems only.