Brian Gillen - DSPCA

Post-enactment scrutiny of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

Watch the Oireachtas Agriculture Committee meeting of 10 November 2021 where the DSPCA were invited to discuss improvements to the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013, which included puppy farming, cropping of dogs ears, microchipping and dog ownership legalities and other matters. Skip forward to 17 minutes to see the video.

Kilkenny Control of Horses Bye Laws – Have Your Say

The Kilkenny County Council have opened a public consultation on the Control of Horses Draft Bye Laws 2020. The deadline for submissions is 15 Dec, 2020, 4:00pm. Please visit the Kilkenny County Council consultation site to view the existing bye laws, the draft bye laws and useful information. Our Queries We have sent two queries … Continue reading Kilkenny Control of Horses Bye Laws – Have Your Say

Live animals and more than 17 tonnes of horse meat seized

“Live animals and more than 17 tonnes of horse meat were seized from several slaughterhouses in Belgium, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands. Inspections of slaughterhouses in several countries showed that about 20% of the foreign passports used for these horses showed signs of forgery. Competition horses with forged documents were also sent to slaughterhouses.” … Continue reading Live animals and more than 17 tonnes of horse meat seized