On the 1st January 2012, the Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010 came into force. All premises where six or more female dogs are kept which are more than 6 months old and capable of being used for breeding purposes are required to be registered under the Dog Breeding Establishments Act, 2010. Any premises to which … Continue reading Do we have puppy farms in Ireland and are they legal?
The objective of AnimalLaw is to provide a resource for those who want to see more emphasis placed on the enforcement of the legislation that is currently in place to protect animal welfare. The relevant acts are Control of Horses Act 1996, Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013, Control of Dogs Act 1986 and the … Continue reading How can this website help you to help animals?
Horses that are neglected or abused have keepers that are breaking the laws of the Animal Health and Welfare Act and Control of Horses Act. You can help to bring sanction to these offenders and prevent further abuse by reporting to the Gardai. In order to facilitate authorities to bring sanction to these offenders the … Continue reading How to Identify and bring Sanction to People who Neglect and Abuse Horses, Ponies and Donkeys
When a horse is abused, neglected or abandoned by a person, that person is committing an offence under Irish law - the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013. He or she may also be committing various offences under the Control of Horses Act 1996. The Control of Horses Act is a piece of legislation that … Continue reading Nearly 10,000 horses slaughtered annually in Ireland