Toffee Transport

Toffee’s a wee 6-month-old-ish poopy. He’s gorgeous inside and out. His people let him stray on the road and, unsurprisingly, he came back broken. Lucky to be alive he’d two broken legs – one a complicated fracture requiring special surgery. His people decided not to be his people any more and Jennifer took over. One […]

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Clonakilty Says YES to Stop Circus Suffering!

News from ARAN Are you ready for some good news for a change? News we all so desperately need? The town of Clonakilty, Co Cork has this week banned animal-act circuses using public land. This is nothing short of FANTASTIC news for the animals suffering inside of circuses. This hard work would never have being […]

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Reporting Internet Animal Cruelty, Abuse and Crimes

Mostly from Eagle’s Den Rescue. I’ve added the bit about Ireland. If you come across a facebook page, website, video, or other things on the internet you might find, that promotes/supports violent acts, animal cruelty, abuse, crimes, etc … it’s hard to know what to do, but you can do something, and here are instructions […]

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Greyhound Industry Facts

From Compassion for Irish Greyhounds (FB) Greyhounds who are not fast enough for the track, or who incur injuries while racing, are no longer profitable. They are often killed while only a few years old. Some are shot. Thousands of greyhounds go missing each year in Ireland. Many greyhounds found dead have their ears cut off. […]

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The Right Thing to Do

You may remember I posted about stray animals, specifically wandering sheep, a couple of days ago. With the research I did as a result, and the feedback I got, here’s a summary of what to do when you find stray farm and/or companion animals wandering on public roads. See the original article here.

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Stray Sheep – Did I Do the Right Thing?

Okay, so, I’ve a question for ye – what should I do when I see sheep straying on the roads? Particularly the narrow, bendy, single track roads around here. I’ve had a wee look on the internet and only found one useful link (see below) – and I’m still not entirely clear, though I’ve a […]

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Pound Statistics 2005-2012

Well, environ.ie has published this year’s statistics for the Irish dog pounds. I’ve pulled the annual stats for Cork City, Cork County and Nationwide to have a wee look at what they might mean. You can see the itemised stats for the other counties, and more information generally, by checking the published figures. For each […]

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Limerick Greyhounds Update

From Greyhound Safe There cannot be many Greyhound advocates now who do not know of the slain Greyhounds, found in April 2012 at a disused quarry on the outskirts of Limerick, Ireland. Within 24 hours of the grim discovery the ‘identification markings on two of the animals were still intact’ enabling the Bord na gCon […]

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Limerick Greys Candlelit Vigil Cork 2013

The bodies of seven greyhounds, who were shot and left to decompose, were discovered in a Limerick quarry in April 2012. To mark the anniversary of this tragedy, vigils were held in Limerick, Cork and Dublin, organised by various groups, including Compassion for Irish Greyhounds and Limerick Animal Welfare (LAW). SOS Levrieri, who home many LAW greyhounds in Italy, also […]

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Candlelit Vigils

It is now one year since several dead greyhounds were found in a quarry in Co Limerick. To mark the anniversary of this tragedy, vigils are being held in Limerick, Cork and Dublin. SOS Levrieri, who home many LAW greyhounds in Italy, are also holding vigils in Milan and Pisa. When & Where Thursday, April 18th […]

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Just a Staffy Cross

by Trudie James, Doris Banham Dog Rescue Today is just another day – to me they’re all the same I have the worst of genes you see, I bear the “Staffy” shame.

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Maple Syrup

*** REHOMED *** Friendly but timid, no collar, no tag. A friend of mine, remembering the unknown, unwanted, unhelped stray that was runover on Valentine’s day (story here), picked Maple up and dropped her with Jenni.

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National Hare Coursing Finals Protest, February 4th – Be There!

From ARAN Dear Cork Members; We are writing for your urgent help. Up to 30,000 hare coursing supporters and supporters of other cruel sports such as fox hunting, shooting and deer stalking will converge for a three day event at Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. The final day, Monday February 4th, will see thousands of […]

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Animal Experimentation Spoof Speech

Asked to provide a pro-animal experimentation viewpoint for an Animal Experimentation discussion, I wrote a speech to be presented at an imaginary Animal Experimentation conference, from the point of view of one of the experimenters/managers. While I can’t disagree with some of the points made, I have to say the ethos as a whole horrifies […]

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