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2503, 2019

Watty

By | March 25th, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Watty- Terrier x- 2 yrs- Male Watty is a small terrier x. He was a little bit on the shy side when he first arrived at the shelter and over the last few days has started to come out of his shell. Loves other dogs.... especially female

2203, 2019

Fonzie

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Fonzie- Lab x Boxer- 1 year-Male What a smashing guy our Fonzie is. All the girls love him and he will just snuggle up onto your lap and make himself at home

2203, 2019

Crystal

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Crystal - Husky x- 5 mths- female Crystal sister Mia recently found a home and now Crystal is in with us and looking for a place to call home. She is a very friendly girl and gets along with other dogs

2203, 2019

Bluey

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Bluey - 5 year old female Lurcher Bluey is the mother of our 5 lurcher pups. Bluey craves human company and wants to be loved. She is a bit of an escape artist so needs a secure enviroment. Once out though she doesn't leave just wants some company.

2103, 2019

Puppies

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

The famous five- 2 of the puppies were so shy and wouldnt agree to have their photo taken so we have to make do with 3 out of the 5. These were in foster care since birth and are now 6/7 weeks of age and looking for homes.

2103, 2019

Delia

By | March 21st, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Delia - 12 week old female German shepherd x This poor girl was found on the side of the road with her sibling. Both were in very poor condition and only Delia survived. She is not fully recovered just yet and will be ready for a new home shortly

1703, 2019

Jango-Chosen

By | March 17th, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Jango - 10 mth old male Collie x Jango has only recently arrived and has settled in with ease. He is very friendly and made friends with all immediately . Would make an ideal family pet

1403, 2019

St. Pawtricks Day Parade And Easter Egg Hunt

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Events, News|

  Easter Egg Hunt March 18th 1-4pm We are having a family fun day which will include an Easter egg hunt and a little parade for the kids and dogs. The day promises to be filled with fun for young and old. A Prize will be up for grabs for best dressed dog and owner so get your thinking caps on. (Irish Theme)

703, 2019

Johnny- Chosen

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Johnny - 7 mth old male Terrier x You feel as though you should never have favourites  when it comes to any of our animals but this lad just ticks all the boxes. He walks by your side looking up at you as if to ask you are you feeling alright today.

703, 2019

Lucy – CHOSEN

By | March 7th, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Lucy - 2 year old female Terrier x Lucy is only small and has the feet of a dancer. Very easy to walk and light at the end of your lead. Happy to hop and skip to her heart's content.

603, 2019

Mia

By | March 6th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Mia - 3 month old female Husky x Mia is only a baby and has plenty of growing to do still. She loves other dogs and we have yet to hear her bark

603, 2019

Danny- Chosen

By | March 6th, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Danny - 3 year old male Terrier x JR Danny is a little shy and very timid as he makes his way over to you . After a little assurance and some pets he likes nothing better than to land himself on your lap.

503, 2019

Lassie- chosen

By | March 5th, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Lassie- collie- 1.5 years- female Lassie is only a young girl who loves to show you her gentle nature. Putting her paw out to meet and greet is her first reaction on meeting you.

103, 2019

Casey-Chosen

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Casey- JR x- 5 years of age- Female Casey has the face of a girls thats had a tough life. She is very much a sweetheart and will play with you all day long. Casey and Chad are best buds

103, 2019

Chad – Chosen

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Chad -Terrier x- 2 years of age- Male Chad gets along with everyone and happy to let his friends play ball while he sits and waits for them to get tired. Very friendly little lad

2202, 2019

Beag – CHOSEN

By | February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Beag - 1 yr old- Terrier x Beag is one cute little lad and loves nothing more than to make his bed on your lap. Very friendly happy dog

2202, 2019

Toby- Chosen

By | February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Toby - 7 mths of age- JR Toby is a very excited little lad that skip around his kennel. He is full of mischief and loves to play.

1402, 2019

Helping hands

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: News|

  Many thanks to Faith and Liam for all their help over the past week on work experience from East Glendalough College.             And Leah, our regular little helper who runs our kitchen with her family on our open days. We all know where to find Leah when she is missing in action...

1202, 2019

Collies galore – CHOSEN

By | February 12th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Hard to believe it but over the last few days we have taken into our shelter 14 collie puppies. Some of these are very young and it will be a while yet before they are ready for their new homes.

802, 2019

Cooper

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

    Cooper - 1yr old male Labrador Cooper is such a perfect gent. All he wants is someone to love.

702, 2019

Tadhg – 2 Years – Mixed Breed – Male-chosen

By | February 7th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Tadhg is a large breed male who is very playful and affectionate. He loves attention and gets on very well with other dogs. He is very good on the lead however can be a little bit strong. His loving nature means he would make a brilliant dog for a family with older children

402, 2019

No owner to be found

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: News|

This lady was lingering around for a while and a concerned member of the public noticed that she had given birth to some puppies in under a tree. They were brought into us where she has access to a soft bed, warmth and some good food. She is a little sad and lost at the moment but we hope she will learn to trust again over the next while. Update [...]

402, 2019

St Brigid’s day

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

There are 3 puppies in this bunch of German Shepherd x. They are just 9 weeks of age and will be medium to large adult dogs when full grown. They would love a family home. The all brown one has gone to a new home

402, 2019

beans

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Beans- lab x - Female 1 1/2 years.   Beans is a lovely friendly girl that gets along great with all

102, 2019

Julia – CHOSEN

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Julia- Pointer x- Female- 1 year This girls only wish is to please you. She lies down for you to scratch her and snuggles up beside you for company.

102, 2019

Bundy-Chosen

By | February 1st, 2019|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Bundy - Saluki x- female - 2 years. Bundy is a very pretty girl and have a very striking pose about her. Lovely Lady and would make a great family pet

3101, 2019

Volunteer induction class

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: News|

Our first volunteer induction class of 2019 will be held in Sharpeshill animal sanctuary on Sat  April 6th. We will continue to take names of interested participants until April and only after attending an induction class will potential new volunteers be eligible to sign up. Photo-- from a supporter on their visit to the elephant orphanage in Nairobi

3001, 2019

Velma & Daphne – 1 year – Female

By | January 30th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Cats|

Velma and Daphne are two sisters that get along fabulously. they love the company of each other and other cats that they come in contact with. They have recently been neutered and are now looking for their forever homes

2301, 2019

BATTERSEA DOGS & CATS HOME

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|

Following on from the visit and inspection of our shelter by Mr Peter Hepburn from the Association of dogs and cats home UK, we are delighted to inform our supporters that our application for membership was approved and our shelter and its operations reach the standards required. We look forward to learning and working with the assistance and advice from such experts in the animal welfare kingdom.

2301, 2019

Bosley

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Bosley is only 4 mths of age and there is a lot of grown to be done still. Beautiful puppy and would love a active family home

2301, 2019

Cracker and Connie

By | January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Cracker is white and black ,pointer x - Male Connie is mainly black, pointer x female Two very good buds and fully of wiggles and fun. Very friendly dogs that love to run and play fetch.

1801, 2019

Coláiste Chill Mhantáin TY Fundraiser

By | January 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

  Transition Year students from Coláiste Chill Mhantáin visited the shelter in November for a look around and a talk on animal welfare. They decided after seeing the work we do here in Sharpeshill to undertake a fundraising project for us. They produced a beautiful calendar and Christmas cards and presented us with a cheque for funds raised.  

1801, 2019

All About Animals Day – May 5th 2019

By | January 18th, 2019|Categories: News|

    Alfie is a Revenue Commissioners detector and was one of the many participating organisations at our "All about animals" educational and family event last year.  This year we will be holding the event on May 5th. Admission €5 per adult, children free  

1601, 2019

Penelope – 2 years – female – collie

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Penelope is a lovable young collie who gets on great with canine companions. She's is a gentle medium sized dog who loves to spend time with the ones she loves. she would make a great companion dog for those who like to exercise as well as relax around the house

1601, 2019

Hugo – 1 year – collie

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Hugo is a bouncy, lively collie who loves attention. he gets on very well with other dogs, male or female. When not playing with his canine friends he will seek attention from people around him looking for plenty of rub and cuddles

1601, 2019

Jet

By | January 16th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Jet - Terrier x- male- 1 year Jet is only a small chap. Very friendly and greets you with a smile. Great with other dogs and people

1001, 2019

Pixie

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Pixie is a terrier x Jack russell- Female- 10 mths. Pixie is a bundle of joy. Constantly on the run and looking to be taken up into your arms. She is fine with other dogs and might just chase a cat or two.

1001, 2019

Day out in Glendalough

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: News|

Another beautiful day and an opportunity to bring some of our dogs on a day out away from the shelter. Our dogs were on their best behaviour  in Glendalough when meeting some tourists and all came home with smiles on their faces.

1001, 2019

George – 6 years – Male

By | January 10th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Cats|

George is quite a large male. He would be suitable as both an indoor and outdoor cat. He has a curious nature and like human company but also is very independent and likes to do his own thing

901, 2019

Tamara – 5 years – Female

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Cats|

Tamara is a gentle cat who will need an owner to spend time with her so she can learn to trust people. She gets on very well with other cats and doesn't mind human interaction but is nervous. She has a longer coat which will need to be maintained in order to prevent matting.

901, 2019

Petra – 5 years – Female

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Cats|

Petra is a shy middle aged cat who would love to have a owner who will put in the effort to bring out her beautiful personality. She gets on well with and enjoys the company of other cats. Her slightly longer coat means that she requires some grooming to keep the knots out of her fur.

901, 2019

Bonnie – 2 year old – Lurcher X – Female – CHOSEN

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Bonnie is an extremely friendly girl and just loves her cuddles.  She loves people who come and say hello and will rub herself against the fencing so people can still pet her.  She gets on brilliantly with other dogs and has great fun in the dog playing chase with them but will soon be over back to you looking for pets.

801, 2019

Sally – CHOSEN

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Sally - 18mths of age, Golden Retriever Sally is in total shutdown at the moment and it will be a while before she is ready for a home. She was very scared of everything and yet wants to allow herself to be your friend. We will give Sally all the time she need and look forward to posting some photo of her playing and having fun

2512, 2018

Merry Christmas

By | December 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A little word of thanks to everyone for their support and generosity throughout the year. It is only with your help that we are able to reach out and help animals in need. We look forward to ventures ,new and old , in the year ahead. From the team at Wicklow SPCA

1312, 2018

Collie puppies

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

We have 4 beautiful, clever collie puppies in with us at the moment. These little ones are only 14 weeks old and would be best suited to an active household

1312, 2018

Ziggy – 8mth old male crossbreed

By | December 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Ziggy is very friendly, playful and full of fun.  He gets on well with other dogs and loves being in the Dog Park with his canine friends.  He is still only young so his new owners would have to continue with his training but he is quick and eager to learn.

112, 2018

Newsflash from Mrs Claus

By | December 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Mrs Claus has sent us a text this morning to let us know that she would like a cup of tea and a biscuit when she arrives tomorrow morning ,Sunday 2nd December at Wicklow spca. Mrs Claus is bringing her story books and is looking forward to meeting all the lovely boys and girls from 1 O clock. There will be an opportunity to purchase some handmade local crafts from [...]

2611, 2018

Doris – 4yr old female Black Labrador

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

  Sometimes you can just see sorrow and this poor lady has only today decided to come out of her kennel. She was in total shutdown but once she became accustomed to our voices she began to relax. Doris had the company of children and other animals in her previous life and we would love to see her back living in a happy household again.

2611, 2018

Mel & Kim

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Mel and Kim- two spaniel x dog and we think they may be mother and daughter. Lovely friendly dogs and would make great family pets

2311, 2018

cynthia – Chosen

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

2 year old terrier X - Female. Cynthia is a lovely friendly dog who loves human and canine company. she spends her time looking for cuddles or playing with her four legged friends

2311, 2018

Sile

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Dogs for adoption|

Sile- collie x 2 years of age- female We had Sile out on the beach and she is such a shy girl that she just planted herself on the sand and had no interest in walking. Would make a lovely family pet

2311, 2018

Sophie

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Sophie- German shepherd -female-4/5 year We are all in love with Sophie. Such an affectionate girl. Sophie will only eat her breakfast after she has had her morning cuddles. Beautiful girl

2311, 2018

Bovril – CHOSEN

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Bovril- lurcher x- 2 yrs- male Bovril has stunning markings and has a presence of Royalty about him. Initially reserved but warms to you after a while

2311, 2018

Lily

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Lily- terrier x- 2 years of age- female We haven't heard a word from Lily since she arrived into the shelter. She is a lovely Lady and pays no attention to the rowdy  neighbours

2311, 2018

What a difference a groom makes

By | November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs, News|

Meet Dec and Ant, 6 month old male Shih Tzu pups that came into us in a dreadful state. After a serious amount of clipping and combing Dec has been transformed into a beautiful little fella unrecognizable from the pup that came into us.   Yesterday Dec was very unsure of his surroundings and a little bit frightened and growly. Today he's as happy as can be probably [...]

1911, 2018

Rocky

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Rocky - Jack Russell x - male- 2 years of age Rocky is a very happy little lad that will play ball all day long. He gets along with other dogs and will jump up to your lap for a cuddle

1911, 2018

Noodles

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Noodles- collie x-male 1 year old Noodles is a medium size collie x and is full of energy and loves to run and play

1911, 2018

Rice – CHOSEN

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Rice - Terrier x collie- female- 6mths old Rice is only a baby and is loves to snuggle up and have her belly scratched . Would make a lovely family pet

1911, 2018

Spider (CHOSEN) and Mouse

By | November 19th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

              Spider and Mouse - yorkshire terrier x-male - 2yrs of age Spider and Mouse was surrendered to our care as the owner was unwell and unable to care for them, They are two quiet little dogs.

1311, 2018

Morris

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Morris - terrier x -male-5 mths Morris is a very beautiful boy and is still only a puppy. Would make a lovely family pet

1311, 2018

Podge

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Podge- collie x-male 4 mths of age Podge came in with his buddies and they have all gone to new homes. You can tell that he misses them dearly and it would be great to find Podge a loving home

1311, 2018

Bryce

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Bryce - husky-male- 2yrs Bryce is such a striking looking boy. Full of energy and would suit an active family

1311, 2018

Billy

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Billy- spaniel x-male-2 years of age Billy ended up with us due to the fact that he is gun shy... clever Billy would suit any home and enjoys the company of other animals

1311, 2018

Benny

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Benny- collie x -male- 6 years of age If there was ever a dog that would just slip into your life its our Benny. He is a little pet and missing the comforts of home

1311, 2018

Suarez – CHOSEN

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Suarez - terrier/collie- male- 4 years of age This little lad loves to mess and play with water. He is a happy little chap and would make a lovely family pet

1311, 2018

Beethoven

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Beethoven- Terrier x- male- 2 years old Beethoven is only a small little fella and will come over to you and place his head on your lap looking for love.

1311, 2018

Jasmine

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Jasmine- beagle x-female - 1 year old A soft lady who is content in her manner. Doesn't mind people fussing over her

1211, 2018

Marley

By | November 12th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Marley -westie x- male 4 years old A very friendly dog who loves to mess around and play. He loves his cuddles

1011, 2018

Winning streak

By | November 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

A production team from RTE were with us for a days recording and the resulting piece will feature this Saturday evening 10th Nov on Winning Streak from 20.15. Our longest resident dog "Trump" was star of the show and we hope that he pull on viewers  heartstrings and get the loving home he deserves.

111, 2018

Juno

By | November 1st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Juno- Terrier x 10 weeks of age He is only a small little lad and hardly a sound out of him. Loves cuddles

3010, 2018

Glen the donkey

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

Glen came into us with another donkey following a report of neglect. His pal was found to be in severe pain and was relieved of his suffering. We are delighted to announce that after many months in our care Glen is off to a beautiful home in Co. Dublin. Its stories like these that keeps us going to do more.

3010, 2018

Rixton

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Rixton - Whippet x- male - 2 years of age. Rixton has the most beautiful coat and is a very friendly dog. He is a little underweight and is getting two meals a day to build him up.

3010, 2018

Kinder

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Sparkles - corgi x - Male - approx 1 year old Sparkles come into with a disfigured leg. He was seen by our Vet and the best treatment recommended is to leave well enough alone. The leg is not causing him any discomfort. Sparkles is a special dog looking for a special home

3010, 2018

Sparkles – CHOSEN

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Sparkles- terrier x- Female- 1 year Sparkles is only a small little lady and full of energy. There are lovely white freckles coming through her black coat.

3010, 2018

Piper

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Piper - female Collie x German shepherd 1 year old She is the most friendly dog ever and all she want to do is be with you. Would make a great family pet

3010, 2018

Aniken

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Aniken- 8mths - Male , collie x staff Aniken is a big puppy and likes to lead the way. He loves a firm hand and very quick to lean

3010, 2018

Clara

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Clara- 4 mths old- female Cockapoo. She is a bundle of joy and tries her best to keep you happy. Loves cuddles Clara- 4 mths old- female Cockapoo. She is a bundle of joy and tries her best to keep you happy. Here she is heading off with her new family.

2410, 2018

Mavis

By | October 24th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Mavis - JR x -Female - 5 yrs of age Mavis is a little nervous and shakes her whole body when you pick her us. She manages to climb up the wire and out to visit the neighbours when we are not looking.  

2410, 2018

Marlo

By | October 24th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Marlo- labradoodle x - male 5 mths old *CHOSEN* Marlo is a big playful boy and loves to meet and greet you with big hugs

2410, 2018

Educational officer

By | October 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

Dominican College Wicklow town ,(transition year students) presenting a cheque to Ms Linda Byrne, educational officer with Wicklow spca. Linda and Serena our dog had spend a lovely morning with over 70 students answering their questions on all matters relating to animal welfare.

2310, 2018

National lottery

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

We had a very special today 23rd Oct when the RTE cameras rolled into Sharpeshill. Many thanks to everyone who helped make this a day to remember. To Denise, Peter and John it was a pleasure to meet you and looking forward to the broadcast.

2310, 2018

Animal welfare

By | October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Other Animals|

Wicklow spca will be hosting an information evening on Animal Welfare on Wed evening at 7pm. Guest speakers include Vet Mr Alan Rossiter, Mr John Maloney from the Department of Agriculture and Garda Daragh McEvoy, wildlife officer from An Garda Siochana

1210, 2018

DUNNE

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Dunne- Spaniel- male . He is a little bigger than your normal Spaniel and a very friendly chap.

1210, 2018

Daisy

By | October 12th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

DAISY - Collie x - female Daisy is not the best to herd sheep. More to her liking is a warm fire and some good human companionship .

1110, 2018

Oreo & Wispa – 2 year old male Collies

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

  Oreo and Wispa are just luvly brothers!! They both know the basics commands - sit, lie down etc. They are very energetic and just want love and attention. They will need quite a lot of work to keep their coats looking good so brushes to the ready.

610, 2018

Clover – Female Whippet x – 2 years old

By | October 6th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

  Clover is a blue/white whippet x,  approx 2 years old, who is little shy and approaches you with small unsure steps. Once she gets to know you she loves to be petted and given a cuddle. We are unaware of her background but we can promise Clover a bright safe future.        

610, 2018

Marcus

By | October 6th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

*Homed*Marcus - Male- Shih Tzu x, approx 2 years of age. Marcus is a very pretty fella and loves to play fetch. He was groomed by Ciara ,our volunteer and Marcus is delighted with himself to be rid of a flea infested coat. He had some veterinary treatment and a lovely bath and is now ready for a home

110, 2018

Kittens calling

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Cats|

We have some beautiful young kittens available and looking for loving homes. They range in age from as young as 10 weeks to 5/6 mths. Not forgetting the adult cats also in with us and waiting patiently.  

2709, 2018

Talk on Animal Welfare

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Events|

  Following on from our successful event last year we will be hosting another 'Talk on Animal Welfare' evening on the 24th October starting at 7pm. Guest host and main speaker on the night will be Dr. John Maloney from the Department of Agriculture. Other speakers will include Garda Darragh McEvoy, Chairman of Wicklow Multi Agency Animal Welfare Group and Garda Wildlife officer and Dr Alan Rossiter of Blacklion Pet [...]

2709, 2018

Animal blessing & Dog Walk to Kilmacurragh Botanical Gardens

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Events|

We hope many of you will join us on the 7th of October at 2 PM for our Annual Blessing of the Animals and a walk from the WSPCA Shelter to Killmacuragh Botanical Gardens and back. Bring your own dogs for a fun day out or volunteer to walk one of our shelter dogs! We are hoping to offer all the shelter dogs a happy fun day with [...]

2109, 2018

Our half dozen

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Faye is a terrier x and came in to us from the dog warden service. She had only settled in when she delivered these 6 puppies. All going strong at this stage and we hope to have them up for adoption shortly. Faye herself was camera shy. Here are 3 of the bunch       Faye and all of her puppies have found new homes

2109, 2018

George

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

*homed*George - Lurcher 1/2 years old. Male George can't get enough hugs. He is very soft at heart and will sit with you for hours.

2109, 2018

Marley

By | September 21st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Marley - Lab x-2yrs old, Male. Lovely black Lab, very affectionate and likes human company. Would make a great family pet

2009, 2018

Revamp

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

Our kitchen has been given a fresh modern look and we are trying to source a nice countertop to add the finishing touch. Give us a call if you can help.

2009, 2018

The darkness

By | September 20th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Cats|

5 totally black kittens that love their snug bed on a day of rain and high winds. They are approximately 4/5 months of age and available    

1709, 2018

Kittens

By | September 17th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Cats|

Following a report of concern of cat hoarding our Inspector visited a site and 11 cats and kittens were surrendered to our care and a neutering programme put in place for the remaining adult cats. Once fully vaccinated they will be up for adoption.        

1409, 2018

New beginings

By | September 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

Leorna has been waiting patiently for over a year and a half to find the right dog to take into her life. We are delighted that Erin is the chosen one and you can see the bond between them already. We had 9 dogs chosen today who have now been given the opportunity to start life afresh through adopting a rescue dog

1109, 2018

The Waltons

By | September 11th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

8 dogs were admitted into our shelter on Friday and we named them after the Walton family. All special and not a" Nellie Oleson " among them

1009, 2018

Faye’s puppies

By | September 10th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

  These are 4 of the 6 puppies that will be available for viewing and reservations for new homes from 11.30 on Friday 14th Sept. Their Mother Faye is as proud as punch as she was chosen by a lovely family and will be heading off to her new home shortly

709, 2018

Hannah

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Hannah - hound terrier x - 3 yrs- female All our Hannah wants to do is please you. Very friendly lady and loves company.

1708, 2018

Banking on you

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Uncategorized|

When you get a call from a bank you usually fear the worse. Not on this occasion. Bank of Ireland in Cabinteely have offered to raise funds and purchase new agility equipment for the dog park. We will have an information desk in BOI Cabinteely on the 12th of September. Pop in and have a chat. Many thanks to Bank of Ireland for their support  

1208, 2018

Children’s Day at Wicklow SPCA

By | August 12th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|

We are having a fun filled afternoon for all the family on Sunday 26th August from 1pm - 4pm. Tina of Healing Hands Therapeutic Riding Centre will be here with her wonderful ponies giving pony rides https://www.facebook.com/HealinghandsWicklow/ Bring along the canine member of your family and children can take part in dog training and care with Emmaline Duffy Fallon of Citizen Canine Ireland https://www.facebook.com/citizencanineireland/ Black Sheep Crafts will also be here with [...]

1008, 2018

National Lottery Good Causes Award

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

We are delighted to announce that we Wicklow SPCA have been announced as a County winner of the National Lottery #GoodCausesAwards 2018! Delighted with the news and thank you to all our members for their support. We now go forward to the Regional Final in September so fingers crossed! https://www.lottery.ie/good-causes-awards-winners

308, 2018

Fundraising

By | August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|

We are delighted that Wicklow spca has been selected as one of the charities for the Deep River Rock "thirst for better Campaign". Please check out their website and vote for us. Any money raised will go toward the purchase of dog agility equipment for the dog park. https://deepriverrock.ie/thirstforbetter/about

3107, 2018

The Spice family

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: Adopted Dogs|

Spice puppies now available for homing ALL CHOSEN Spice is a young collie who came into us through our Inspector and An Garda Siochana. She has 4 puppies and they are approx 4 weeks of age. They were infested with parasites of one kind or another. Spice is a great mother as she is only a baby herself

2907, 2018

Dog Show- Wicklow Regatta festival

By | July 29th, 2018|Categories: News|

Wicklow spca will be out and about on Saturday 4th August in Wicklow town at the Regatta festival. Our volunteer, Declan from Emerald pooch mobile dog grooming will be judging the dog show in the Abbey grounds at 2pm. We hope to have a few of our dogs that are looking for homes there also. Come and have a chat, meet some of our dogs and have a lovely family [...]

2607, 2018

Volunteers

By | July 26th, 2018|Categories: News|

Julie with her family and friends spending the afternoon volunteering at Wicklow spca. Julie also brought some home baking for the dogs. Many thanks Julie

2007, 2018

On the road

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

On the road. Staff will be in Petstop in Carrickmines on Sat 18th August. Pop in and share your stories and many thanks to Ciara who organised this .Looking forward to meeting everyone.  

1603, 2016

How to deal with ear mites in dogs

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: Advice|

How to deal with ear mites in dogs Ear mites are a common parasite in dogs, although more likely to occur in cats Most ear infections in dogs are not caused by ear mites but are often mistaken to be Ear mites can rarely be seen by the naked eye and diagnosis needs to be confirmed by a vet A range of treatments are available but flea prevention often [...]

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