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Thank you so much Horseware Ireland for your very kind donation of equine rugs, helping to keep our many rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and foals warm and dry this winter. 
The ISPCA is proud to continue our strong partnership with Horseware Ireland enabling us to continue our vital work rescuing and rehabilitating Ireland’s most cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals.

This generous donation makes a huge difference to the equines we rescue from cruelty, neglect and abuse and we are delighted to receive such high quality equine rugs to help care for the many equines at our Centres.
88% of ISPCA funding is received from public donations, legacies and gifts in kind like this one which is vital in helping us manage our costs. 
By donating items like equine rugs, good quality hay, wood shavings, animal feed, veterinary supplies or even tea for our volunteers, you are helping us continue our work helping Ireland’s most vulnerable animals. ~Thank You~
Thank you so much Horseware Ireland for your very kind donation of equine rugs, helping to keep our many rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and foals warm and dry this winter. The ISPCA is proud to continue our strong partnership with Horseware Ireland enabling us to continue our vital work rescuing and rehabilitating Ireland’s most cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals. This generous donation makes a huge difference to the equines we rescue from cruelty, neglect and abuse and we are delighted to receive such high quality equine rugs to help care for the many equines at our Centres. 88% of ISPCA funding is received from public donations, legacies and gifts in kind like this one which is vital in helping us manage our costs. By donating items like equine rugs, good quality hay, wood shavings, animal feed, veterinary supplies or even tea for our volunteers, you are helping us continue our work helping Ireland’s most vulnerable animals. ~Thank You~
We have the most puuurrrfect gifts this festive season for the animal lover in your life. Our Thoughtful Gifts are a great way to help the animals in our care until they find a new home to call their own. We have lots of options to choose from like the gift of feeding dogs and puppies this Christmas, or for cat lovers a gift of feeding our furry friends that don’t have a family yet to call their own. 
You can kit out a kennel or buy hay to feed horses, ponies and donkeys in our care. Your thoughtful gift is sure to bring a smile to the animal lover in your life and joy to the animals in our care patiently waiting for homes to call their own. Thank you so much for your continued support. 
Visit our online shop at https://shop.ispca.ie/collections/thoughtful-gifts or email fundraising@ispcal.ie or call us on 043 33 25035 (3) for more information. #christmas #gifts #thoughtful #ispca #christmasshopping #christmasgift #pets
We have the most puuurrrfect gifts this festive season for the animal lover in your life. Our Thoughtful Gifts are a great way to help the animals in our care until they find a new home to call their own. We have lots of options to choose from like the gift of feeding dogs and puppies this Christmas, or for cat lovers a gift of feeding our furry friends that don’t have a family yet to call their own. You can kit out a kennel or buy hay to feed horses, ponies and donkeys in our care. Your thoughtful gift is sure to bring a smile to the animal lover in your life and joy to the animals in our care patiently waiting for homes to call their own. Thank you so much for your continued support. Visit our online shop at https://shop.ispca.ie/collections/thoughtful-gifts or email fundraising@ispcal.ie or call us on 043 33 25035 (3) for more information. #christmas  #gifts  #thoughtful  #ispca  #christmasshopping  #christmasgift  #pets 
It was great to meet Aoibheann McCaul who plays Caoimhe in Fair City at the launch of our fun Petmoji App. The App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family so if you use an Apple iOS device you can download it from our online shop here https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app #ios #apps #appstore #emojis #ispca #faircity #apple #charity
It was great to meet Aoibheann McCaul who plays Caoimhe in Fair City at the launch of our fun Petmoji App. The App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family so if you use an Apple iOS device you can download it from our online shop here https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app #ios  #apps  #appstore  #emojis  #ispca  #faircity  #apple  #charity 
We are so delighted to share a fun and exciting Petmoji App with you which is now available for download for Apple iOS devices from the ISPCA online shop. 
The new App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family. A picture can tell a thousand words and petmoji’s are a fun way to express what’s on your mind without saying a word. Besides, who doesn’t love sending cute emoji’s?

Thank you so much to ISPCA Ambassador Holly White for officially launching the App and are calling on all animal lovers to support such a worthy cause.

For more details please visit https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app
We are so delighted to share a fun and exciting Petmoji App with you which is now available for download for Apple iOS devices from the ISPCA online shop. The new App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family. A picture can tell a thousand words and petmoji’s are a fun way to express what’s on your mind without saying a word. Besides, who doesn’t love sending cute emoji’s? Thank you so much to ISPCA Ambassador Holly White for officially launching the App and are calling on all animal lovers to support such a worthy cause. For more details please visit https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app
We are delighted to share our fun Petmoji App which is now available for Apple iOS devices.

The App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family. A picture can tell a thousand words and Petmoji’s are a fun way to express what’s on your mind without saying a word. Besides, who doesn’t love sending cute emoji’s?

Huge thanks to ISPCA Ambassador @hollywhite.ie and Fair City actress @aoibheann_mccaul for launching the App and for calling on all animal lovers to support our work. 
Visit the ISPCA online shop for more info https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app #ispca #apps #ios #emojis #apple
We are delighted to share our fun Petmoji App which is now available for Apple iOS devices. The App is a great way to support our work by sharing some of your favourite ISPCA Petmoji’s with your friends and family. A picture can tell a thousand words and Petmoji’s are a fun way to express what’s on your mind without saying a word. Besides, who doesn’t love sending cute emoji’s? Huge thanks to ISPCA Ambassador @hollywhite.ie and Fair City actress @aoibheann_mccaul for launching the App and for calling on all animal lovers to support our work. Visit the ISPCA online shop for more info https://shop.ispca.ie/pages/ispca-app #ispca  #apps  #ios  #emojis  #apple 
We love happy tails!  Zola certainly landed on her paws in her new home with Dympna. The photo says it all…. Zola has settled in really well in her new home and just loves getting pampered and laps up all the attention. She goes everywhere with Dympna including travelling to work with her every day. 
If you are thinking of getting a new addition to your family, check out these beautiful pets patiently waiting for their chance of a happy home
http://www.ispca.ie/rehoming/dogs_rehoming/.
We love happy tails! Zola certainly landed on her paws in her new home with Dympna. The photo says it all…. Zola has settled in really well in her new home and just loves getting pampered and laps up all the attention. She goes everywhere with Dympna including travelling to work with her every day. If you are thinking of getting a new addition to your family, check out these beautiful pets patiently waiting for their chance of a happy home http://www.ispca.ie/rehoming/dogs_rehoming/.
The Big Stop Campaign a major success!

The ISPCA warmly welcomes the announcement that Ireland will introduce a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses with effect from 1st January 2018 by way of a Regulation under the Animal Health and Welfare Act. 
Huge thanks to our amazing supporters and affiliated members for supporting our Big Stop Campaign.  We received 27,625 online petition signatures supporting our call for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses.

We would like to congratulate Minister Michael Creed and his officials for this progressive step for animal welfare in Ireland, which now becomes the 20th EU Member State to introduce a ban or restrictions on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. A total of 42 countries across the world have recognised that the physical and psychological needs of wild animals cannot be met in a travelling circus environment.

ISPCA CEO Dr Andrew Kelly said: “I am delighted that Ireland has announced a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses following many years of campaigning by the ISPCA. Travelling circuses cannot and will never be able provide a suitable environment for wild animals such as elephants, tigers and lions which have complex physical and psychological welfare needs. Coercing wild animals into doing tricks, which are actually abnormal behaviours for these animals, for human entertainment is outdated and it is right that it is being consigned to the history books where it belongs. 
We launched the Big Stop Campaign in February 2016 to highlight the serious animal welfare concerns associated with the use of wild animals in circuses and have been calling upon the Irish government to implement a complete ban as soon as possible. The Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 has five core principles for animals which include:  Freedom from hunger and thirst; Freedom from discomfort; Freedom from pain, injury and disease; Freedom to exhibit natural behaviour; Freedom from fear and distress. 
For more information about the ISPCA Big Stop Campaign, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/the_big_stop_campaign
The Big Stop Campaign a major success! The ISPCA warmly welcomes the announcement that Ireland will introduce a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses with effect from 1st January 2018 by way of a Regulation under the Animal Health and Welfare Act. Huge thanks to our amazing supporters and affiliated members for supporting our Big Stop Campaign. We received 27,625 online petition signatures supporting our call for a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. We would like to congratulate Minister Michael Creed and his officials for this progressive step for animal welfare in Ireland, which now becomes the 20th EU Member State to introduce a ban or restrictions on the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. A total of 42 countries across the world have recognised that the physical and psychological needs of wild animals cannot be met in a travelling circus environment. ISPCA CEO Dr Andrew Kelly said: “I am delighted that Ireland has announced a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses following many years of campaigning by the ISPCA. Travelling circuses cannot and will never be able provide a suitable environment for wild animals such as elephants, tigers and lions which have complex physical and psychological welfare needs. Coercing wild animals into doing tricks, which are actually abnormal behaviours for these animals, for human entertainment is outdated and it is right that it is being consigned to the history books where it belongs. We launched the Big Stop Campaign in February 2016 to highlight the serious animal welfare concerns associated with the use of wild animals in circuses and have been calling upon the Irish government to implement a complete ban as soon as possible. The Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 has five core principles for animals which include: Freedom from hunger and thirst; Freedom from discomfort; Freedom from pain, injury and disease; Freedom to exhibit natural behaviour; Freedom from fear and distress. For more information about the ISPCA Big Stop Campaign, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/the_big_stop_campaign
We are delighted to introduce our brand new range of ISPCA pet beds and accessories. Why not treat your furry friends to an amazing gift this festive season. Every time you shop online with us, you’ll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilitating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals. 
Check out our selection of homeware gifts too making them the purrfect addition to any animal lovers home. 
Visit our online shop today to see many more items while stocks last. https://shop.ispca.ie/ #ispca #christmas #chrismasgifts #pets #petbeds
We are delighted to introduce our brand new range of ISPCA pet beds and accessories. Why not treat your furry friends to an amazing gift this festive season. Every time you shop online with us, you’ll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilitating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals. Check out our selection of homeware gifts too making them the purrfect addition to any animal lovers home. Visit our online shop today to see many more items while stocks last. https://shop.ispca.ie/ #ispca  #christmas  #chrismasgifts  #pets  #petbeds 
Cinnabun and Rosemary are two adorable rabbits. They became best friends while in our care at the National Animal Centre in Longford. 
Their new owners say Cinnabun and Rosemary have settled in so well and are enjoying lots of digging and that they just love exploring the back garden.

See their happy tail and many more stories here http://www.ispca.ie/happy_tails/

The ISPCA has so many pets in our care waiting for their chance of a loving new home so please check out our rehoming section here  http://www.ispca.ie/rehoming/
#ispca #adoptdontshop #rabbits #bunny
Cinnabun and Rosemary are two adorable rabbits. They became best friends while in our care at the National Animal Centre in Longford. Their new owners say Cinnabun and Rosemary have settled in so well and are enjoying lots of digging and that they just love exploring the back garden. See their happy tail and many more stories here http://www.ispca.ie/happy_tails/ The ISPCA has so many pets in our care waiting for their chance of a loving new home so please check out our rehoming section here http://www.ispca.ie/rehoming/ #ispca  #adoptdontshop  #rabbits  #bunny 
Want to be the first to find out about our new project? Sign up to our e-newsletter here http://www.ispca.ie/newsletter so we can tell you about it very soon! #ispca #excited #newproject #signup #dontmissout #watchthisspace
We are delighted to share our brand new 2018 Charity Calendar featuring adorable puppy called Fudge on the cover. We think our Charity Calendars make a lovely gift for the animal lover in your life. All proceeds raised from the sale of the Calendars will go towards helping the many animals in our care.So every time you shop online with us, you’ll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilitating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals across the country. 
Order your copy here while stocks last https://shop.ispca.ie/products/ispca-charity-calendar-2018 #calendar #2018 #charity #pets #ispca
We are delighted to share our brand new 2018 Charity Calendar featuring adorable puppy called Fudge on the cover. We think our Charity Calendars make a lovely gift for the animal lover in your life. All proceeds raised from the sale of the Calendars will go towards helping the many animals in our care.So every time you shop online with us, you’ll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilitating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals across the country. Order your copy here while stocks last https://shop.ispca.ie/products/ispca-charity-calendar-2018 #calendar  #2018  #charity  #pets  #ispca 
My Legacy Ambassador Darren Kennedy explains the importance of leaving a legacy gift to a cause you care about. When we pass away we want to take care of the people and causes we love and leaving a legacy helps us do this. When you leave a gift to a charity in your will, you’re ensuring your legacy lives on. 
Make a difference and keep your legacy alive. Visit our website for more information https://goo.gl/YMWffH #mylegacyweek #ispca #gifts #peaceofmind #legacy #wills
My Legacy Ambassador Darren Kennedy explains the importance of leaving a legacy gift to a cause you care about. When we pass away we want to take care of the people and causes we love and leaving a legacy helps us do this. When you leave a gift to a charity in your will, you’re ensuring your legacy lives on. Make a difference and keep your legacy alive. Visit our website for more information https://goo.gl/YMWffH #mylegacyweek  #ispca  #gifts  #peaceofmind  #legacy  #wills 
To highlight MyLegacy.ie Week, we are sharing a short video about three little dogs that were sadly left behind. 
When we pass away, we want to ensure our loved ones have been cared for and gifts in wills help us do this. When you leave a gift to support a charity you care about, you’re also ensuring your legacy lives on. 
We urge you this week to find a cause you care about and make a difference. Please support the ISPCA caring for Ireland’s most cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals. #MyLegacyWeek 
For more information on leaving a gift to the ISPCA, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/legacies_new/

#mylegacyweek #ispca #charity #gifts #pets #peaceofmind
To highlight MyLegacy.ie Week, we are sharing a short video about three little dogs that were sadly left behind. When we pass away, we want to ensure our loved ones have been cared for and gifts in wills help us do this. When you leave a gift to support a charity you care about, you’re also ensuring your legacy lives on. We urge you this week to find a cause you care about and make a difference. Please support the ISPCA caring for Ireland’s most cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals. #MyLegacyWeek  For more information on leaving a gift to the ISPCA, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/legacies_new/ #mylegacyweek  #ispca  #charity  #gifts  #pets  #peaceofmind 
We have an exciting new project coming soon. Stay tuned for more info...
We have an exciting new project coming soon. Stay tuned for more info...
It’s currently MyLegacy.ie week. When we pass away we want to take care of the people and causes we love.  Leaving a legacy helps us do this. When you leave a gift to a charity in your will, you’re ensuring your legacy lives on once family and friends have been cared for. George Hamilton explains how important this is in his video.

We urge you this week to find a cause you care about and make a difference. If you can, please support the animals in the ISPCA’s care. #MyLegacyWeek.

For more information on leaving a gift to the ISPCA, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/legacies_new/
#legacy #gifts #charities #wills
#bequest #animals #pets
It’s currently MyLegacy.ie week. When we pass away we want to take care of the people and causes we love. Leaving a legacy helps us do this. When you leave a gift to a charity in your will, you’re ensuring your legacy lives on once family and friends have been cared for. George Hamilton explains how important this is in his video. We urge you this week to find a cause you care about and make a difference. If you can, please support the animals in the ISPCA’s care. #MyLegacyWeek . For more information on leaving a gift to the ISPCA, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/legacies_new/ #legacy  #gifts  #charities  #wills  #bequest  #animals  #pets 
Please keep your pets securely indoors today walking your dogs before dark. It’s best to keep them occupied using a toy filled with a healthy treat to help distract their attention and keep them calm during any fireworks or when answering the door to trick-or-treaters. The ISPCA is also highlighting the importance of ensuring your pets are microchipped and wearing ID tags so that they can be reunited with you in the event they escape whilst answering the door 
Dressing up for Halloween can be great fun for kids, and for adults too! Some people may want to dress up their pets, but you should not put any costume on your pet unless you are absolutely sure that they will enjoy it! Never force your pet into a costume. Most pets will be anxious or uncomfortable in clothes, so for these pets a festive collar or bandana is a better choice. If you are putting anything on your pet, make sure that it doesn’t restrict movement, breathing, or any other natural behaviour and never leave them unsupervised.

Please visit our website here http://www.ispca.ie/protecting_animals_at_halloween for more tips and advice to keep your pets safe this Halloween. #halloween #pets #petsafety #ispca #keeppetssafe #keeppetsinside
Please keep your pets securely indoors today walking your dogs before dark. It’s best to keep them occupied using a toy filled with a healthy treat to help distract their attention and keep them calm during any fireworks or when answering the door to trick-or-treaters. The ISPCA is also highlighting the importance of ensuring your pets are microchipped and wearing ID tags so that they can be reunited with you in the event they escape whilst answering the door Dressing up for Halloween can be great fun for kids, and for adults too! Some people may want to dress up their pets, but you should not put any costume on your pet unless you are absolutely sure that they will enjoy it! Never force your pet into a costume. Most pets will be anxious or uncomfortable in clothes, so for these pets a festive collar or bandana is a better choice. If you are putting anything on your pet, make sure that it doesn’t restrict movement, breathing, or any other natural behaviour and never leave them unsupervised. Please visit our website here http://www.ispca.ie/protecting_animals_at_halloween for more tips and advice to keep your pets safe this Halloween. #halloween  #pets  #petsafety  #ispca  #keeppetssafe  #keeppetsinside 
Check out our fabulous new gift items on our online shop. They make wonderful gifts for the animal lover and aspiring chef in your life.

Matching oven gloves, aprons, tea towels, tea cosies and lots more on www.shop.ispca.ie

Every time you shop online with us you'll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals across the country.

Thank you for your ongoing support 🐾🐾
Check out our fabulous new gift items on our online shop. They make wonderful gifts for the animal lover and aspiring chef in your life. Matching oven gloves, aprons, tea towels, tea cosies and lots more on www.shop.ispca.ie Every time you shop online with us you'll be supporting our work rescuing and rehabilating cruelly treated, neglected and abused animals across the country. Thank you for your ongoing support 🐾🐾
Have you heard about the ISPCA Home Forever Programme? 
We have created a programme for pet owners to ensure we will be there if the worst were to happen. Home Forever offers you peace of mind and the ISPCA will be there to look after your pet(s) and find them loving new homes where they will be loved and cared for, for the rest of their lives. 
For more information about becoming a Home Forever member, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/ispca_home_forever_programme

Huge thanks to Norah Casey for supporting the campaign.

If you have any queries, please email us at fundraising@ispca.ie or call us on (043) 33 25035 (option 3). Thank you. #ispca #homeforever #pets #bestfriend #peaceofmind #wishes
Have you heard about the ISPCA Home Forever Programme? We have created a programme for pet owners to ensure we will be there if the worst were to happen. Home Forever offers you peace of mind and the ISPCA will be there to look after your pet(s) and find them loving new homes where they will be loved and cared for, for the rest of their lives. For more information about becoming a Home Forever member, please visit http://www.ispca.ie/ispca_home_forever_programme Huge thanks to Norah Casey for supporting the campaign. If you have any queries, please email us at fundraising@ispca.ie or call us on (043) 33 25035 (option 3). Thank you. #ispca  #homeforever  #pets  #bestfriend  #peaceofmind  #wishes