Almost half of dogs impounded in three council areas were put down last year. Photograph:  Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty

Almost half of dogs impounded in three council areas were put down last year statistics published by the Department of Environment show. One in five (...)

Countess and Erol, seven-week old terrier crosses. Photograph: Fran Veale.

Dogs Trust have claimed the new puppy wing at their flagship Rehoming Centre in Dublin will help save the lives of more than 500 additional puppies ev(...)

An image from CCTV footage released by Dogs Trust appears to show a man tying the elderly and severely neglected Collie to the gate of the centre in Finglas.

A severely neglected Border Collie suffering from chronic abdominal pain was left tied to a gate outside a dogs’ charity premises and left to die.The (...)

Wistful dog photograph of the day. Photograph: Robb Kendrick/The New York Times

Over 10,500 dogs and puppies were voluntarily handed over to the pound system last year because their owners no longer wanted them. Such animal(...)