The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine also have Veterinary Inspectors in each county in Ireland who are Authorised Officers under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013. They can be contacted via the Animal Cruelty Helpline.
Below are just some of the equine and donkey rescue and welfare organisations in Ireland. Some such as the ISPCA and DSPCA have authorised officers under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013.
- Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA)
- Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (DSPCA)
- My Lovely Horse Rescue (MLHR), Enfield, Co. Kildare
- The Donkey Sanctuary
- Leinster Horse and Pony Rescue (LHPR)
- Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT), Ballinamona, Woodenbridge, Arlow, Co Wicklow
- Irish Horse Rehoming Programme (IHRP), Beacon Stud, Kilcappa, Cloneygowan, Co Offaly
- Forgotten Horses
- North Mayo Horse Sanctuary
- Sai Sanctuary Sanctuary Trust, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo
- Donegal Donkey Sanctuary, Liscarroll, Mallow, Co Cork
- Hungry Horse Outside, Currygranny, Newtownforbes, Co Longford
- Cobh Horse Rescue
- Limerick Animal Welfare (LAW), Moorestown, Kilfinane, Co Limerick
- Cappanagarrane Horse Rescue, Cappanagarrane, Mullinahone, Co Tipperary
- Waterford Animal Welfare, 114A, The Quay, Waterford
- Belline Donkey Sanctuary, Co. Kilkenny
- Furry Friends Rescue and Sanctuary, Co. Mayo
If you would like to include your organisation in this list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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