Shock after dog owner asks vet to remove dogs teeth

A DOG in Donegal has been surrendered to a rescue centre after its owner requested a vet to remove his teeth after he started biting a car tyre. The dog is now in the care of Animals in Need in Donegal Town and the charity is on the lookout for a forever home for the […]

Rogue pig hogs the limelight

A large black pig that was spotted running loose near busy roads in Donegal Town has been safely captured following a multi-agency rescue effort. Donegal-based charity Animals In Need said the call out was one of their more unusual rescues. The charity received a call from the gardaí who required their assistance in catching the […]

Animals in Need braced for their busiest period

WITH many people out there recieving a furry friend this Christmas, Animals in Need Donegal are preparing for their busiest time of the year. Animals in Need are a voluntary organisation that help abandoned animals, mainly cats and dogs throughout county Donegal. Speaking to the Donegal News, Animals in Need volunteer, Jitte McMullan said unfortunately after […]

Two week old kittens dumped in bin

TWO-week-old kittens were found dumped in a bin outside a Ballybofey takeaway, sealed in a bag filled with water. Luckily for the two tiny kittens, their cries were heard and they were found – distressed and soaking wet but miraculously still alive. Their finders brought them home, dried them off and warmed them up and […]