A National Animal Cruelty Helpline operated by the ISPCA, deals with many thousands of calls regarding animal welfare. The public have become more aware of animal welfare and intolerant of what they perceive to be cruelty or neglect. Consequently the volume of calls to the ISPCA has increased in recent years and continues to rise stretching our services beyond measure. (Our phone lines are extremely busy, please leave a contact number for our operator to return your call).
If you believe an animal is being cruelly treated or neglected, please call 1890 515515
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm in the strictest of confidence, or you may fill in a confidential online complaint form.
Outside of these hours, and you feel your call is an emergency please contact your local Garda Station
If you have found a stray dog please contact your local Dog Warden
If you have found a stray cat please contact your Local Society