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#Animal Cruelty

# animal-cruelty - Monday 24 August, 2015

Puppy 'melted to death' after being locked in boot of car
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# New Jersey

Puppy 'melted to death' after being locked in boot of car

Aug 24th 2015, 10:31 PM 25,261 Views 34 Comments

The puppy was likely trapped in the car for a number of days.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Horse put down after being stabbed and 'sexually violated'
# Scotland
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# Scotland

Horse put down after being stabbed and 'sexually violated'

Aug 19th 2015, 6:05 PM 43,901 Views 58 Comments

The owner is offering a €1,400 reward for information.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 17 August, 2015

Dog dies after his throat is slashed in Cork
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# Animal Cruelty

Dog dies after his throat is slashed in Cork

Aug 17th 2015, 3:41 PM 31,195 Views 99 Comments

“His little body was stone cold and he was in a bad state of shock.”

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Information sought regarding men that 'fed live duck to pitbull' in Co Laois
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# Savage

Information sought regarding men that 'fed live duck to pitbull' in Co Laois

Aug 13th 2015, 2:30 PM 20,694 Views 69 Comments

The incident allegedly happened in Emo Court Gardens in the midlands county.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower
# Run Over
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# Run Over

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower

Jul 28th 2015, 2:27 PM 9,076 Views 29 Comments

Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 27 July, 2015

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow
# New Home
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# New Home

More than 340 dogs have been rehomed from an "appalling" puppy farm in Carlow

Jul 27th 2015, 6:54 PM 21,273 Views 54 Comments

Three people were arrested after the farm was discovered in April.

Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it
# Animals
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# Animals

Road marking crew paint over dead cat rather than move it

Jul 27th 2015, 4:22 PM 40,926 Views 79 Comments

Kerry County Council is investigating the incident.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 26 June, 2015

An animal rescue charity found a dead pygmy goat in a field in west Dublin
# Cruelty
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# Cruelty

An animal rescue charity found a dead pygmy goat in a field in west Dublin

Jun 26th 2015, 1:12 PM 16,837 Views 34 Comments

My Lovely Horse Rescue believe the goat was killed by a scrambler.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut
# South Carolina
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# South Carolina

Man arrested for animal cruelty after Staffie found with mouth taped shut

Jun 2nd 2015, 6:05 PM 27,004 Views 35 Comments

Warning: This article contains a graphic photo of the dog’s injuries.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins
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# Animal Cruelty

Japanese fishermen are going to keep on killing dolphins

May 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,521 Views 45 Comments

Dolphins that are captured alive can fetch more than €7,000.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump
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# Animal Cruelty

Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump

May 26th 2015, 2:31 PM 29,761 Views 59 Comments

The radio station said it wanted to highlight cruelty in the farming industry.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training
# Australia
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# Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

May 20th 2015, 9:01 PM 13,156 Views 26 Comments

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 18 May, 2015

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head 'like a football'
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# Animal Cruelty

RSPCA looking for man who kicked dog in the head 'like a football'

May 18th 2015, 8:41 PM 22,940 Views 38 Comments

A witness said she saw the man beat the dog five or six times and heard a “crunching noise”.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 15 May, 2015

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"
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# Animal Cruelty

Man fined €150 for causing a dog to suffer a "slow, lingering death"

May 15th 2015, 12:19 PM 18,016 Views 62 Comments

The dog was found to have died from parvovirus and had not received any veterinary attention.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 11 May, 2015

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack
# Heart Attacks
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# Heart Attacks

Lambs die after their ears are cut off in violent attack

May 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 34,043 Views 68 Comments

This could make you very sad and/or angry.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 4 May, 2015

Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed
# Australia
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# Australia

Man who killed nine puppies while high on meth jailed

May 4th 2015, 1:50 PM 16,517 Views 24 Comments

The attack was described as “deplorable and distressing”.

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans
# Norway
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# Norway

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

May 3rd 2015, 11:30 AM 11,470 Views 35 Comments

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down
# Carlow
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# Carlow

'Appalling and horrific' puppy farm with dead animals on site closed down

Apr 16th 2015, 7:45 PM 31,465 Views 52 Comments

Inspectors took 52 dogs and two horses away from the site.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 6 March, 2015

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty
# Live Exports
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# Live Exports

Phil Hogan got 500 texts in one day about animal cruelty

Mar 6th 2015, 9:28 PM 14,200 Views 82 Comments

When asked about live exports this week, Hogan said he was in favour of them and would make no apologies about it.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs
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# Animal Cruelty

Australian greyhound trainers use live animals to be torn apart by dogs

Feb 17th 2015, 9:56 AM 15,176 Views 68 Comments

WARNING: The video in this piece will upset some people.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh
# Tortured
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# Tortured

This Staffie dog was hogtied and cooked alive over a fire at The Curragh

Jan 28th 2015, 5:01 PM 101,602 Views 296 Comments

The little dog was spotted by a jockey at the racecourse and brought to a local vet but he could not be saved.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 23 January, 2015

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve
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# Cruel

Someone in Florida keeps slashing pelicans' pouches so they starve

Jan 23rd 2015, 9:42 PM 22,108 Views 64 Comments

“They have a slow and agonising death until they starve to death.”

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo
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# Animal Cruelty

Litter of newborn puppies found 'heartlessly drowned' in Mayo

Jan 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 14,758 Views 42 Comments

The puppies were found by a woman and her daughter who were out walking their own dogs in the area.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 24 November, 2014

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath
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# ISPCA

Buzzard shot and left for dead in Westmeath

Nov 24th 2014, 1:04 PM 19,853 Views 49 Comments

“This poor bird must have been in agony until it was found and given pain relief.”

# animal-cruelty - Friday 21 November, 2014

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border
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# Cruel

Horses shot and left for dead on Cork/ Limerick border

Nov 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 26,713 Views 66 Comments

WARNING: This story contains some images of a graphic nature.

# animal-cruelty - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs
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# Animal Cruelty

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

Nov 14th 2014, 7:39 AM 14,044 Views 44 Comments

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US
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# Schaghticoke

Two-day rescue: 150 sick cats were found in walls and rooms of a house in the US

Oct 30th 2014, 9:45 PM 15,442 Views 12 Comments

Nearly 400 cats have been removed from the family in two and a half years.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from
# Mystery
From The Daily Edge
# Mystery

Baby bear found dead in Central Park, nobody knows where it came from

Oct 7th 2014, 10:03 AM 17,382 Views 22 Comments

The three-foot-long cub’s body had signs of trauma.

Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today
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# Court

Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today

Oct 7th 2014, 9:04 AM 16,296 Views 0 Comments

The dog had to be put down after vets concluded he would not fully recover.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced
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Guidelines banning cruelty to horses by traders introduced

Oct 2nd 2014, 6:35 PM 7,633 Views 23 Comments

This was launched by Minister Simon Coveney today in conjunction with the Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Council.

# animal-cruelty - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog
# Best Friend - Worst Nightmare
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# Best Friend - Worst Nightmare

'The house is so empty without him': Derry family fear the worst after violent abduction of beloved dog

Sep 16th 2014, 1:27 PM 27,072 Views 53 Comments

“He was a beat in our heart, a total soulmate.”

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 28 August, 2014

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral
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# Animal Cruelty

CEO put on probation after video of him kicking a dog goes viral

Aug 28th 2014, 6:23 PM 34,319 Views 115 Comments

Des Hague is the CEO of food and drink company Centerplate.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon
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# Animal Cruelty

Man arrested after dog killed in Dublin field yesterday afternoon

Aug 20th 2014, 7:12 PM 41,775 Views 60 Comments

The animal was found dead at the grounds of Clonliffe College.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 18 August, 2014

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester
# Horror
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# Horror

Bin bag full of 'cat heads' found on the street in Manchester

Aug 18th 2014, 11:38 AM 15,985 Views 60 Comments

“I can’t get over the shock of it.”

# animal-cruelty - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter
# Animal Welfare
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# Animal Welfare

Dogs left for days without food and water in ISPCA run shelter

Aug 10th 2014, 3:13 PM 38,914 Views 76 Comments

The charity say they have suspended two staff members in the Roscommon shelter.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding
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# Animal Cruelty

Aaron McKenna: Animal circuses are a shameful cruelty that you should avoid funding

Aug 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 929 Views 103 Comments

Hopefully in 100 years we’ll look back on animals in circuses like we now do about Victorian ‘freak show’ performances using disabled people.

# animal-cruelty - Saturday 19 July, 2014

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise
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# Animal Cruelty

ISPCA warns that casual dog fighting is on the rise

Jul 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,813 Views 24 Comments

The activity is called “rolling” and is often linked to gangs.

# animal-cruelty - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"
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From TheJournal.ie
# Animal Cruelty

Dog found battered and bloodied "may have been in a dog fight"

Jul 17th 2014, 2:35 PM 17,951 Views 57 Comments

The dog, who is named Garth, is now recovering at an ISPCA facility.

# animal-cruelty - Monday 14 July, 2014

Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found
# Neglected
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# Neglected

Charity worker fined €250 after starved dogs and animal skulls found

Jul 14th 2014, 10:29 AM 36,773 Views 159 Comments

WARNING: This article contains some disturbing images.

# animal-cruelty - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA
# Horsemeat Scandal
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# Horsemeat Scandal

Horses that may have entered the food chain are now being abandoned and dying - ISPCA

Jun 18th 2014, 11:43 AM 5,621 Views 16 Comments

The society say that horses which may illegally have found their way into the food chain before are now being left to fend for themselves.