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

Current News


  • First successful prosecution under the Animal Health and Welfare Act as Donegal woman pleads guilty

    First successful prosecution under the Animal Health and Welfare Act as Donegal woman pleads guilty

    16 April 2015

    ISPCA Inspector Kevin McGinley responded to a call on the 12th March 2014 following reports that a dog had been abandoned in a rented property in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

  • Run with us and help abused animals

    Run with us and help abused animals

    25 March 2015

    The ISPCA is asking animal lovers to join us for the 2015 VHI Women's Mini Marathon on 1st June

  • ISPCA rescues 340 dogs and 11 horses from Carlow Puppy Farm following Closure Order

    ISPCA rescues 340 dogs and 11 horses from Carlow Puppy Farm following Closure Order

    24 April 2015

    ISPCA issue emergency appeal for support.These animals now need urgent care.