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About The ISPCA

 

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is recognised as Ireland's leading animal welfare charity. Our role is to is to prevent cruelty to animals, to promote animal welfare and to proactively relieve animal suffering in Ireland. More

Rescue Stories

Rescue Stories

The ISPCA inspectors are at the forefront of animal welfare, they respond to allegations of cruelty, neglect and abuse and also aid sick and injured animals. Read some of the stories by our inspectors of how they rescue animals every day. More

Rehoming

Rehoming

The ISPCA’s two rescue and rehabilitation centres were developed in order to support the ISPCA Inspectorate and member societies with the rescue, rehabilitation and responsible re-homing of cruelly treated and neglected animals. More

Lost and Found

Lost & Found

This resource allows you to report pets who have been lost or pets that you have found. Knowing what to do when you lose a pet can be unclear, we have compiled guidelines of what to do in case of losing your dog, your cat or another animal.  More

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Current News


  • The ISPCA welcomes Minister Coveney’s announcement on compulsory dog microchipping

    The ISPCA welcomes Minister Coveney’s announcement on compulsory dog microchipping

    23 February 2015

    Friday 20th February 2015, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney T.D, announced arrangements for compulsory microchipping of dogs. The microchipping prog

  • World Animal Week

    World Animal Week

    02 October 2014

    To celebrate World Animal week, the ISPCA are launching a social
    media campaign - ‘Love Your Pets’

  • Seven month old foal abandoned in Sligo with horrific neck injury

    Seven month old foal abandoned in Sligo with horrific neck injury

    29 January 2015

    A seven month old colt foal with a horrific neck injury was found abandoned on waste-ground in Sligo