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1712, 2022

Chairman’s Christmas address

December 17th, 2022|

  In a year in which we are slowly getting back to normal, it is very pleasing to report that the Wicklow SPCA has received an increase in our Departmental Grant from €75,000 to €118,000. This is a welcome early Christmas present and reflects the hard work of all in the Society and the esteem in which it is held. Equally this is down to our valued staff and a [...]

812, 2022

Animal welfare grant

December 8th, 2022|

Wicklow spca would like to acknowledge the support and allocation of funding from the Department of Agriculture to help animal welfare organisations continue in the work for the year ahead. Happy Christmas   Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has announced funding of more than €5.8 million to 99 animal welfare charities nationwide - an increase of more than €2 million on last year. Commenting on the [...]

712, 2022

#AWAD22–animal welfare awareness day- 8th Dec

December 7th, 2022|

Animal welfare awareness day  #AWAD22   Commenting on Animal Welfare Awareness Day, Minister McConalogue said: “Animal welfare is important to all of us, working together to do the best we can for animals under our care, including animals on the farm or pets at home. Animal welfare is a key aspect of my Department, along with the many other organisations and individuals currently working to protect animal welfare across Ireland. [...]

712, 2022

#AWAD22

December 7th, 2022|

Animal welfare awareness day  #AWAD22 Commenting on Animal Welfare Awareness Day, Minister McConalogue said: “Animal welfare is important to all of us, working together to do the best we can for animals under our care, including animals on the farm or pets at home. Animal welfare is a key aspect of my Department, along with the many other organisations and individuals currently working to protect animal welfare across Ireland. This [...]

1011, 2022

Christmas Fair

November 10th, 2022|

We are delighted to invite you to our Christmas Fair on Sunday 4th December at 12pm.  We are excited to have Santa Claus visiting with us on the afternoon.  If you would like to have your dog’s photo taken with Santa Claus, please contact the office at 0404 44783 and we would be delighted to book a time.  We are expecting Santa to be busy so please book in [...]

911, 2022

Continuous development

November 9th, 2022|

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 [...]

2510, 2022

Upgrade of dog isolation unit

October 25th, 2022|

  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 [...]

1309, 2022

Avian influenza

September 13th, 2022|

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 [...]

1608, 2022

Madraí Faoi Ghlas

August 16th, 2022|

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.

3007, 2022

Dog Show – Saturday 27th August 2022

July 30th, 2022|

We are delighted to invite you to our Dog Show on Saturday the 27th August. A fantastic day out with the canine members of your family with 9 brilliant categories to enter. Registration will take place between 11.30am - 1pm. During this time we invite you to visit the dogs and cats we have looking for homes. We kindly ask that you don't bring your dog into these areas. We [...]

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