One young foal was definitely wearing its lucky horse shoes after it escaped with only minor injuries after falling down an open manhole in Co Meath.T(...)

File photograph of dogs.The ISPCA has suspended two staff members of a Roscommon dog pound after allegations that ten dogs were left without food or water over the August bank holiday weekend.  File Photograph:Yun Suk-bong/Files/Reuters

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has suspended two staff members of a Roscommon dog pound after allegations that 10 (...)

Sally Cox (64) of Lisnawilly, Mount Avenue, Dundalk, admitted  in Dundalk District Court to  offences of cruelty to horses which took place at Lisnawilly, Carrickmacross Road, Dundalk, on April 9th, 2013. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A woman who was said to have dedicated her life to the welfare of horses was convicted yesterday of cruelty to two horses at Dundalk District C(...)

Eighty horses were seized or surrendered to ISPCA inspectors this year

An abandoned horse is found dead in a forest with a gaping wound caused by a tight head collar. A stallion donkey is withdrawn from sale when the auct(...)

There are no plans for laws on compulsory seatbelts for canine passengers , the Department of Transport confirmed this morning in response to m(...)