Tag Archives: DSPCA

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“I love human interaction but I do play rough sometimes. Because of this I wouldn’t be suited to a home with small children or other pets. To put it simply: I need to be your one and only!”

A blunt appeal by ginger-splattered stray Frank at the Dublin SPCA last Summer.

Anyone?

Please?

[some time later]

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This morning.

Dublin SPCA writes:

At last Frankie gets a home of his own [in Maynooth Co Kildare]. After waiting since last August, he has gone to a wonderful family. We will certainly miss this loveable rogue. Best of luck Frankie….

Dublin SPCA (Facebook)

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‘sup?

Available now to adopt.

Dublin SPCA writes:

“Harvard is a young Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pig. He is an extremely friendly fella who loves a good old scratch! Pot Bellied Pigs make lovely pets but they do require some specialised care. If you are interested in adopting Harvard or one of our other pigs [see link below] please call up to the shelter [Mount Venus Road, Rathfarnham, Co Dublin] and speak with PJ Doyle….”

No messers.

Dublin SPCA

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Mauricio.

Lost his front right leg after being struck by a car.

Available NOW for adoption with Dublin SPCA.

His foster mum sez:

“Don’t let the fact that Mauricio missing a limb fool you into thinking he’s not as active or able as other cats – he doesn’t seem to notice it missing at all and is the most agile cat and quickest climber I’ve seen in a long time.’

Mauricio (DPCA)

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We promised to keep you up to date with developments concerning Lego the duck.

Lego was lightly crisped during an attempt by fiendish tykes to cook him on a “hot stove”.

Well…

Dublin SPCA write:

“Fantastic news! Lego our not so Little Duckling who came into us over a month ago went off to his new home on Saturday. Here’s a very cute video of him (above) having a paddle in the sun…”

DSPCA

Previously: How’s Lego?

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‘Sup?

Dublin SPCA writes:

Anyone missing a golden Labrador Male not neutered brought into Fairview Veterinary hospital [Fairview, Dublin] on Saturday… No microchip /collar but has what looks like a clip mark growing back on his right shoulder. He’s about 4-6yrs and is being looked after by Fairview Veterinary Hospital at the moment…

Anyone?

DSPCA (Facebook)

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Nicola, the Canal donkey on December 3 (top) and today (above).

But for quick-thinking Derek Haughton, the DSPCA and the Fire Brigade who KNOWS what might hNOM OMNOMNOM

Previously: Help On Its Way

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Derek Haughton writes:

I’m at the Kylemore  Road bridge at Labra park, Ballyfermot [Dublin]. Donkey stuck in canal. Waiting for DSPCA.

More as we get it.

UPDATE: 12.56pm

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Derek writes:

Suffering from severe hypothermia. Back legs are numb. Given up trying to get out. Ringing fire brigade to give a dig out.

 

Update: 1.45pm

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DSPCA and 2 fire engines later, managed to get him out. On the way to a vet and a warm bed. Hopefully he’ll find a nice new home.

Thanks all.

DSPCA

Pics: Derek Haughton

598802_10151284099645678_186608220_n391896_10151285297235678_759688956_nYou may recall Barney.

Rescued by the DSPCA in January after slipping into the river a water tributary (top) at Kylemore Road in South Dublin.

So badly injured was Barney they only discovered he was a she days later and quickly renamed her Bernie.

It was touch and go for a while but…

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We are delighted to announce the arrival of Barney (Bernie’s)  foal who was born during the night.

DSPCA (Facebook)

Previously: This Was Barney On Monday