MADRA (Mutts Anonymous Dog Rescue and Adoption)

MADRA is a volunteer dog rescue & adoption group run by qualified dog trainers. We have a variety of dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes ready for you to adopt. We are committed to the improvement of the welfare of dogs in Ireland. Website: madra.ie

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Homeward Bound

My aim is to prevent the abandonment of dogs, thereby sparing the dog a potentially fatal week in the dog pound, or sparing overworked rescue groups another addition to their workload. My hope is to encourage owners to re-home their pet rather than surrender him to the pound or a shelter, and also to encourage […]

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Armargos Animal Sanctuary

The first rescue goats arrived here in 2004 and due to ‘good news travelling fast’ by the Autumn 2006 the calls from members of the public seeking assistance with goats they no longer wanted, had been dumped or were being cruelly treated, etc, started to become more frequent and it was becoming obvious that whether […]

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Monkey Sanctuary Ireland

In a tranquil, woodland nature reserve created by Willie Heffernan you could be forgiven for wondering what continent you are on – especially when catching a glimpse of the more exotic residents – seventeen Capuchin monkeys who are natives of the South American rainforest and a Sooty Mangabey, a native of equatorial West Africa. These […]

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Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT)

The Irish Horse Welfare Trust was established in 1999 and gained charitable status in 2002. IHWT is involved in the following work: Rescue, Rehabilitation & Re-homing of horses and ponies. Racehorse Re-training for Re-homing Programme. Campaigning on issues affecting Equines. Promoting Equine Welfare Awareness and Education IHWT operates from it’s a 68 acre farm in […]

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All For Animals

A not profit organisation which is an umbrella fundraising project working with 12 regional animals welfare groups. Website: allforanimals.ie

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National Exotic Animal Sanctuary

NEAS is providing a solution for the growing number of unwanted and neglected exotic animals needing permanent expert care and specialised accommodation. They’re also caring for injured native birds, mammals (bats, foxes, deer) and amphibians at our Wildlife Hospital. AND they’re rescuing horses that have been abandoned, mistreated or their owners can no longer afford […]

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Allhorse.ie

Launched in May 2009 Allhorse.ie was established to advertise everything equine but more importantly we aim to raise vital funds for charities helping horses and donkeys in need, such as Dublin SPCA, Irish Horse Welfare Trust, Irish SPCA and The Donkey Sanctuary. The face of the Allhorse logo is that of a rescue horse and […]

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Irish Council Against Blood Sports (ICABS)

Excellent group campaigning for legislation to ban blood sports in Ireland. Lots of information on their site including a listing of TD names by constituency along with their email addresses. Website: banbloodsports.com

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Irish Wildlife Matters (IWM)

Created to address the lack of easily accessible information on Irish wildlife rescue and first aid, IWM is intended as a reference tool, not a comprehensive guide, to wildlife rehabilitation. Anyone undertaking wildlife rehabilitation must seek professional guidance as soon as possible. Website: irishwildlifematters.ie

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Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN)

Ireland’s national animal rights group was formed by John Carmody in 2000. ARAN is a vegan based group working to end all forms of animal cruelty and to speak out for their rights. Website: aran.ie

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Compassion in World Farming – Ireland

Part of the international farm animal welfare organisation, Compassion in World Farming. They campaign and lobby for farm animals to be reared humanely, and for an end to the long distance transport of animals. Website: ciwf.ie

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ANVIL Ireland

ANVIL (Animals Need a Voice in Legislation) Ireland was a voluntary organisation dedicated to achieving proper protection for all animals, using the democratic process. They disappeared in January 2013. Gone but not forgotten. Website: anvilireland.ie

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Irish Society for the Provention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA)

For nearly sixty years the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has worked locally and nationally rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming animals. The ISPCA has continued to develop its facilities and staff functions in order to fulfil its core function, the rescue, rehabilitation and responsible rehoming of cruelly treated and neglected animals. […]

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Irish Animals On The Web

Since 1996 Irish Animals have helped all Irish welfare groups work together. Features an extensive homes needed. Lists dog and horse pounds, welfare groups, and other animal-related services. To be honest, there’s really no point in me doing a comprehensive links page when this website’s in existence. It seems to have everything you’d need to […]

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