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Man At Centre Of One Of Ireland's Largest Ever Puppy Farm Rescue Jailed For Three Years
A man who pleaded guilty to animal cruelty in one of largest puppy farm rescues ever was sentenced to three years in prison, while his wife was given a suspended sentence. James and Jennifer Kavanagh, the parents of five children, from Raheenleig...

Just For Christmas? Dogs Trust 'Getting 10 Calls A Day'
We all know the saying, "A dog is for life, not just for Christmas" - but the charity behind the slogan insists the message is still not getting through to many Irish owners. Dogs Trust has revealed its Dublin-based centre had 370 requests from p...

Drivers 'Putting Lives At Risk By Not Strapping Their Dogs Into Cars'
Drivers are putting their lives at risk – as well as those of their passengers and other road users – by not strapping their dogs into their cars, a study has found. Experts estimated that if a car crashes at a speed of 40 km/h (25 mph), an unres...

It Turns Out Humans Love Dogs More Than Other Humans
If you’ve got a pet dog, you’ll know that the love for your fur baby is real. How many times have you taken a picture of them while they are sleeping? Or doing something cute with their paw? And don’t even get us started on how many times a da...

No Dogs Allowed: Iran's Capital Bans Dogs
Authorities in the Iranian capital city of Tehran are cracking down on dog owners, with a new ban on dog-walking. The Tehran police department has recently received approval from state prosecutors to prevent dog owners from walking their pets in ...

Are Big Dogs Smarter Than Small Dogs? Here’s What Research Says
Size may matter–if you are looking for more intelligent and more coordinated dogs. A new study suggests that the bigger the size of a dog’s brain, the better they are at tasks that involve memory and cognition. The study, headed by Daniel Horschl...