Over the last number of years we have focused on improving our facility and providing a better standard of care to our animals. To date this has included a new mother and kittens cattery, an indoor heated dog kennels replaced all our external timber kennels, a purpose built dog park was developed. All wired dog runs were replaced with separate secure exercise units. These development are only possible through your support. Be it your donation from your birthday, cake sale of just popping in and supporting our open days or giving an animal in need a home, it is very much [...]
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Our dog isolation unit is used all the time for so many cases of dogs in need of medical attention, recovering from surgery, young puppies, or dogs who are too scared and need time to get used to human interaction. Now it's time to make some much needed upgrades so it can continue to help and comfortably house them on their path to recovery. We need funds and also help from tradespeople to make this happen. Any help is much appreciated
Reporting sick or dead wild birds Do not handle sick wild birds. Do not handle wild birds that are found dead 1. If you find dead or sick wild birds, showing any signs of illness, report them without delay to your local Regional Veterinary Office. Alternatively, contact the Avian Influenza Hotline (01) 607 2512 or the National Disease Emergency Hotline on (01) 492 8026 outside normal office hours 2. Sick/dead wild birds may also be reported via the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine’s Avian Check App (accessible all hours) https://aviancheck.apps.rhos.agriculture.gov.ie/ Dogs should be kept on a lead where sick [...]
Congratulation to Una and her dog Prince who will feature on the RTE programme Madrai Faoi Ghlas which will air at the end of August. Vet Ellen Hegarty and behaviourist Paula Doohan will deal with dog issues such as separation anxiety, aggression or simply chewing up the furniture and help owners get to the root of the problem. Prince is a rescue collie, adopted by Una from Wicklow spca.
Black Sheep Crafts have once again produced some fantastic handmade craft and you can view some of their work on facebook https://www.facebook.com/Black-Sheep-Crafts-172894166120495 or contact them by email email@example.com to place your orders A range of hand knit toys and accessories, sold to raise funds for the Wicklow SPCA - our next online sale will be our Easter sale, April 1st!
As the lambing season begins please take that extra bit of care with your dogs. Make sure that you know where your dogs are at all times. Thank you curious lambs looking at the camera in spring https://www.gov.ie/en/press-release/105b7-ministers-humphreys-and-mcconalogue-highlight-the-responsibilities-of-dog-owners-this-lambing-season/
As the years end comes upon us , we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone for the support you have shown us throughout the year. The advice and encouragement from our board has brought us to a stage of completion of the dog kennels and we can now move onto our next development and expand our facility Thank you to everyone who put their hands into their pockets , donated food and money, organised fundraising events , sponsors ,supporters, and volunteers . Your time and effort does not go unappreciated. To the veterinary clinics throughout the County [...]
Wicklow Spca would like to acknowledge Minister Charlie McConalogue Department of Agriculture ,food and the Marine for their allocation of €75,000 to our Society to support us in our work and animal welfare activities for the year 2022. It is only by working together that we can make progress on animal welfare. https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/12d6a-animal-welfare-strategy/ #AWD21
Black sheep crafts are once again coming up trumps with their collection of hand knitted crafts which you can purchase from them. All funds raised will go directly to Wicklow spca. Pop over to their facebook page to have a look at all their work
Filming - We had Mícheál Ó Scannáil and his team with us for a morning of filming and 5th class from Rathdrum boys NS were the stars of the show. It will be go our on air this afternoon between 4 and 4.30 on network 2. Thanks very much to everyone for all their help today news2day