Wicklow SPCA will be running four advisory clinics throughout the year. Staff from Avondale Veterinary Clinic will be joining us to share their considerable depth of knowledge. Our first clinic will be on Wed evening the 22nd Jan from 7pm until 8pm. Staff from Avondale Vets will speak on the benefits of neutering your pets, vaccinations, general care and other good animal welfare practices. This will be followed by a questions and answers session and of course a cuppa & biscuit. We propose to host our second clinic in April/ May and deal with legal requirements for pet owners. [...]
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Over the last number of years we have endeavoured to keep our premises up to date with the requirement to run an efficient and effective animal shelter. Since 2016 we have opened an isolation unit for dogs , a mother and kitten unit for cats and a fully secure dog park. 11/11/2019 saw the start of phase 1 of the overall site development. We cannot thank everyone enough for their support down through the years and the project team who have set the wheels in motion for our biggest undertaking yet. We will leave no stone unturned to have these [...]
WSPCA is now an approved Petbond Rescue Centre Petbond was founded and is managed by Veterinary Surgeon - Dr. Tim Kirby. Tim has one outlook – to improve animal welfare, by changing the ways in which we source new pets. Petbond is Ireland’s most safe & trusted online platform where anyone can source a happy & healthy pet. With peace of mind, you can safely choose from any of their PetBond approved breeder or rescue centre options. Petbond only works with safe, ethical and trusted breeders whom they individually know and have certified as Petbond approved breeders. They also support registered animal rescue centres [...]
We say farewell and many thanks to part time staff member Karen Kinsella who leaves us next week after completing her years placement. Karen has all the time in the world for the animals in our care and has done great work with our facebook page. We are hoping she will continue to help out in a voluntary role. Good luck Karen in your new adventures.
Four members of staff from Elavon Merchant Services will spend a day with us at the animal shelter. From caring for the animals to cleaning windows we will make their visit a day to remember. If your workplace is interesting in participating please contact us at email@example.com
A beautiful start to our morning here at Wicklow spca and our 3 donkeys are loving the warmth of the sun on their backs. Lots of animals to meet when you visit Wicklow spca
Dog training classes with Emmaline from Citizen Canine have commenced at our dog park on Saturday mornings. Please have a look at our events page for further details
We would like to welcome Sinead and her professional service of dog grooming which will now be based from Wicklow SPCA. You can pop in or contact Sinead on 0876241423 for an appointment. Collection service is available if required. Wishing Sinead all the best with her business here in Sharpeshill.
Many thanks to the 15 members of staff from Zurich Insurance who arrived at 9.30 on the 9th of August and put in a hard days work at our shelter. No task was too big or to small. All the kennels were scrubbed, grass cut and the cats and dogs got lots of exercise and cuddles. Margaret and Thomas made a presentation of a collection of items to help with the animals in our care. Hope you enjoyed your time as much as we did having you here
Joan O Neill is a long time supporter and an avid dog lover. Joan kindly looks after our collection point in the CHQ Dublin. Here she is handing over its takings and also bringing us the fabulous news that Pamela Isdell is again going to support our latest development of the new dog kennels. Pamela is responsible for our dog park "Pamela's Park" . Thank you Siobhan and Pamela.