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1508, 2019

Pretty Paws has moved in

By |August 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

  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.

1208, 2019

Corporate volunteering – Zurich

By |August 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

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 [...]

708, 2019

Raising funds

By |August 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

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.

1807, 2019

Animal neglect

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

A man was fined 500 euro and sentenced to 80 community hours service following a conviction for offences under the Animal Health and welfare act in Bray court on Tue 16th July. In 2018 we assisted An Gardai Siochana with this case where the defendant purchased a sheep, brought it home and slaughtered it for his own consumption. There are procedures which must be adhered to when ending the life [...]

1507, 2019

Affiliate member of the Ispca

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Wicklow spca were approved as an affiliate member of our National Animal welfare organisation and look forward to working with the Ispca, Dr Andrew Kelly and his team in the future

1207, 2019

Photo competition- Wildlife or pets

By |July 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

We are running a photo competition for our 2020 calendar and the theme is wildlife/pets. 12 photos will be selected and to allow due time for printing all entries must be in before 30th October. Entries can be made through all our social media sites or email info@wicklowspca.org. The best of luck to everyone. This photo was taken by a supported while on holidays in Kenya

2806, 2019

Bug Motel & Wild Meadow

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

We are planning to develop an area to the left of our main entrance into a wildlife meadow along with bug motel and bird table. TJ will be using an old kennel in the construction of the bug motel. These will hopefully encourage wildlife into the sanctuary and provide a source of entertainment for our younger visitors.

2806, 2019

Annual Dog Show

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: News|

  Our annual dog show is taking place on Sunday July 21st. We will be open for registration from 1pm and the show itself starts at 2pm. There will be 9 different classes with the winner of each going forward for Best Overall Winner. We are so thankful to Liz O Grady for donating fabulous cups for the Best Male and Best Female Rescue classes. Our Judge on the day [...]

2106, 2019

Dog Park Opening in the Evenings

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

  The Dog Park will be open Monday to Friday (closed Weds) until 8pm each evening from June 24th onwards. Our Dog Park Manager Audrey will be there each evening so please check in with her before entering the park. The perfect place to let your dog roam free safe and secure. The Dog Park is fully fenced and double gated.

2106, 2019

Volunteering- Salesforce

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

A team of over 30 staff from Salesforce were with us for a day of volunteering. All the animals were given a day out and some extra TLC whilst their design team worked on a graphic. What a thoughtful and pleasant group of people and we hope your enjoyed yourselves as much as we did having you here.

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