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#Animals

# animals - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount Animals

Around 40 knackeries close down temporarily as losses mount

“The sustainability of knackeries is in question,” a Louth TD said.

# animals - Thursday 25 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart Udder Chaos

Rampaging cow injures man and damages cars after breaking free from Ennis Mart

Gardaí say the cow made its way to Dunnes Stores before being caught.

# animals - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain Exotic Animals

Salamanders and toad illegally posted to Ireland from Spain

The ISPCA has called for tougher regulations around the selling of exotic animals as pets.

# animals - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets Pets On The Move

Cork and Shannon Airports are now designated entry points for pet dogs, cats and ferrets

The three animals are grouped together in EU legislation because those species are susceptible to rabies.

# animals - Friday 7 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony Opinion

Opinion: If my family pet died I would hold a religious end-of-life ceremony

Pope John Paul II said that ‘animals possess a soul’ and are ‘as near to God as men are,’ writes Diarmuid Pepper.

# animals - Thursday 6 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park South Africa

Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park

The two-year-old boy was the son of a staff member.

# animals - Friday 10 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I always wanted pets but our hairy, howling cat is making my life hell Opinion

Opinion: I always wanted pets but our hairy, howling cat is making my life hell

Are you a 30-something couple with no kids, who are thinking about getting a pet? Well think again, writes Leah Ni Chuinn.

# animals - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Pigs, chickens ... a pony called Moses. Take a tour of Dublin city's first public urban farm ST ANNES PARK This post contains videos

Pigs, chickens ... a pony called Moses. Take a tour of Dublin city's first public urban farm

Based in St. Anne’s Park in Raheny, the farm is free to the public.

# animals - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Lion kills young worker in US conservation park Wildlife

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

# animals - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat Nature

Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat

A three-year survey of the duck-billed animal suggested its numbers had fallen by 30%.

# animals - Monday 12 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco Warning

British tourist dies after contracting rabies from cat bite in Morocco

People travelling to rabies-affected countries are being reminded to avoid contact with animals.

# animals - Friday 9 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly FELINE LUCKY

Cat climbed into car engine in Dublin and ended up in Offaly

The DSPCA is looking to locate the cat’s owner.

# animals - Friday 26 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze Poisoning

'Extremely unusual' cat deaths spark warning about dangers of antifreeze

The survival rate for cats affected by antifreeze poisoning is less than 5%.

# animals - Friday 13 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A complete disaster': Eight out of 14 endangered rhinos die after moving to a new park Kenya Wildlife Service

'A complete disaster': Eight out of 14 endangered rhinos die after moving to a new park

The loss of so many in one go is unprecedented – an investigation has been launched.

# animals - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave Monkey Business This post contains videos

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

# animals - Sunday 17 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans Noctural

Animals are becoming more active at night to avoid humans

This could have an impact on their fitness and reproduction levels.

# animals - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures On The Run

German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures

A bear which had broken free from its enclosure was however shot dead.

# animals - Friday 25 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees Bumble-BEEHAVE

'Virtual safe space' aims to help identify threats facing bumblebees

The free tool provides a computer simulation of how colonies will develop.

# animals - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Traumatised bears and wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary Bear Dancing

Traumatised bears and wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary

Bear dancing — forcibly taught to the animals by making them walk on hot coals — is a practice that still survives in the Balkans.

# animals - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Council forced to spend €7,000 to dispose of animal carcasses dumped off Clare cliffs Beauty Spot

Council forced to spend €7,000 to dispose of animal carcasses dumped off Clare cliffs

A court heard that the State authorities carried out a painstaking investigation to identify the remains.

# animals - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility Rescued

Over 600 cats and dogs rehomed by ISPCA following closure of research facility

The charity is still seeking homes for nine beagle dogs and fifteen cats.

# animals - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US airlines are tightening the leash on 'emotional support animals' Feline Sad

US airlines are tightening the leash on 'emotional support animals'

Earlier this week, an airline turned away a peacock, because of health and safety concerns.

# animals - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 186 people have asked to surrender their dogs to Dogs Trust since Christmas Paws For Thought

186 people have asked to surrender their dogs to Dogs Trust since Christmas

PJ was dropped outside the centre by his owner.

# animals - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia On The Run

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

# animals - Monday 15 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Unfortunately, death is inevitable': Tayto Park releases animal mortality figures after media pressure Tayto Park

# animals - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Limerick teenagers threw baby rabbit towards a river and let their dogs attack it Limerick

Limerick teenagers threw baby rabbit towards a river and let their dogs attack it

Limerick Animal Welfare is currently caring for the rabbit.

# animals - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Sheer neglect': ISPCA investigating donkey found with 'horrific head injuries' Limerick

'Sheer neglect': ISPCA investigating donkey found with 'horrific head injuries'

Meanwhile, Action For Animal Welfare Ireland has posted images of a severely neglected horse on its Facebook page.

# animals - Sunday 3 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People advised to 'do their homework' before buying pets online Not Just At Christmas

People advised to 'do their homework' before buying pets online

A pet advisory group has said that there’s increased interest in how to buy pets in the run up to Christmas.

# animals - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At 185 years old, 'the world's oldest land animal' is about to get a lot busier In For A Shell Shock

At 185 years old, 'the world's oldest land animal' is about to get a lot busier

A new flight to the Atlantic island of St. Helena means Jonathan should expect some visitors.

# animals - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Bloodbath': Over 100 reindeer killed by Norwegian freight trains Ho Ho No

'Bloodbath': Over 100 reindeer killed by Norwegian freight trains

“It’s a senseless animal tragedy…a psychological nightmare.”

# animals - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses Animal Welfare

'Breathtaking hypocrisy': Calls to ban hare coursing in light of animal ban in circuses

Wild animals will be banned in circuses from 1 January 2018. Hare coursing remains legal.

# animals - Thursday 9 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018 Animal Welfare

The use of wild animals will be banned in Irish circuses from January 2018

“The use of wild animals for entertainment purposes in circuses can no longer be permitted.”

# animals - Sunday 5 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population Laos

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

# animals - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Check out these incredible images from Nat Geo's nature photography contest Mother Nature

Check out these incredible images from Nat Geo's nature photography contest

The competition is accepting entries in four categories: wildlife, landscapes, underwater and aerials.

# animals - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment Animal Abuse

Half-starved lion cub found 'wasting away' in abandoned Paris apartment

Police began hunting for the cub after noticing selfies on social media of a man and the cub.

# animals - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya A Mighty Shade Of Pale This post contains videos

Two rare and magnificent white giraffes have been spotted in Kenya

The giraffes have a condition known as leucism.

# animals - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA Good News

All 28 rescued Jack Russell terriers have found homes thanks to the ISPCA

The dogs are currently at the National Animal Centre in Longford pending housing.

# animals - Friday 8 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# animals - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin German Shepherd

Appeal for information after dog is shot in neck in Dublin

The DSPCA’s veterinary team said Victoria is “very lucky” to be alive.

From TheJournal.ie First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park Pride Of Cork This post contains images

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park

Asian lions are endangered as there are only about 500 individuals remaining in the wild.

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