Animals living in terrible conditions in Donegal

The ISPCA admitted six donkeys and two ponies into its care recently, the second large equine rescue in Donegal in a matter of weeks. The equines were seized as a result of a joint operation involving ISPCA Senior Inspector Kevin McGinley working with a Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine official, and also assisted […]

ISPCA appeal to pet owners during hot weather

WITH temperatures across the county soaring the ISPCA has issued advice for pet owners on how to keep their pets safe during the heatwave. They are advising pet owners to be mindful that pets can quickly become dehydrated and overheat. It is best to walk dogs early in the morning and late in the evening […]

Puppy left to suffer after claws illegally removed

  At Letterkenny District Court on Tuesday 5th December 2017, David Houston of Meadowfield Manor, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal was given the benefit of the probation act after contributing €250 to the ISPCA. He had previously admitted offences under section 16[1][a] of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 at the same court on Tuesday 7th November.   […]

Donegal has one in three equine emergencies

DONEGAL has accounted for more than one third of calls to the Irish Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) this year to help 27 horse and 16 donkeys. Donegal County Council dealt with a further 13 equines found abandoned, straying or dumped bringing the total for the county to 56.