SICKENING – DOG FOUND WITH BULL WIRE EMBEDDED IN ITS NECK

first_imgThe dog is tended to by vets after bull wire was found embedded in its neck.An investigation has been launched after a collie dog was found with bull wire embedded in its neck.Animal welfare officers believe the wire may have been used to keep the dog tied to a fence.The dog was found by a member of the public close to a beach in the vicinity of Erraroey, Falcarragh. The local dog warden initially responded to the call and ISPCA Inspector Kevin McGinley was called in to investigate.The length of heavy duty fencing wire which was wrapped around the dog’s neck is believed to have been used to tether the animal.The wire which was embedded in the dog’s neck.The wire had cut into the dog’s flesh leaving a deep open wound when found on Thursday last.The female collie, who is aged approximately 2 to 3 years, is currently being treated in a local veterinary surgery. When fit, she will be taken to the ISPCA’s National Animal Centre to complete her rehabilitation. “This is a very serious injury” commented Inspector McGinley, “but we are confident that she will make a full recovery.“We would appeal for anybody who may have information as to the origin of this dog to contact the ISPCA on 1890 515 515”. SICKENING – DOG FOUND WITH BULL WIRE EMBEDDED IN ITS NECK was last modified: January 27th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:COLLIEDOGFalcarraghISPCAKevin McGinleylast_img read more

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COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: DONEGAL ANIMAL OWNERS URGED TO USE COMMON SENSE

first_imgAnimals owners across Donegal have been urged to use common sense if painting animals in the county colours in the lead-up to the All-Ireland Final.Donegal animal owners have ben asked to exercise caution when colouring animals.Traditionally many animals including sheep have been coloured on the hillsides of Donegal.But ISPCA spokesman Conor Dowling asked people not to cause animals any unwanted distress. “We don’t want to be killjoys but we would ask people to exercise common sense if painting animals.“Some animals are most used to it than others but we would always ask people not to cause any animal unwarranted distress.“We would also ask them to ensure whatever colouring they are using that it is not dangerous to the animal,” he said.   COUNTDOWN TO CROKER: DONEGAL ANIMAL OWNERS URGED TO USE COMMON SENSE was last modified: September 16th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:animalsdonegalGAAlast_img read more

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