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USPCA Releases Investigation Details into Cockfighting

June 13, 2013

The USPCA has today released details of a two year investigation into cockfighting. The Society was stunned when our surveillance revealed large crowds gathering in open fields in broad daylight for hours on end watching the barbaric practice of cockfighting. …

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Badger Cull to Begin in England

May 31, 2013

A needless slaughter of thousands of fit and healthy badgers begins within days in parts of England. Animals will be shot without any attempt being made to establish their disease status before killing. A capture and test programme is on-going …

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Alan Ward with members of the Ugandan SPCA at the USPCA Animal Hospital in Newry

The Ugandan SPCA Visit the USPCA Animal Hospital

May 14, 2013

The USPCA Newry HQ welcomed a recent visit from Dr Robert Omara, a veterinary surgeon practicing in Uganda. Dr Omara and a colleague were in Newry visiting our near neighbours, veterinary medicine manufacturer, Norbrook Laboratories. Robert works closely with the …

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USPCA Welcomes Circus Ban by Council

May 13, 2013

The Newtownabbey Borough Council decision to ban circuses with animals using Council land is welcomed and applauded by the USPCA. Their decision makes a positive contribution to animal welfare and sets an example for those local authorities who still condone …

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USPCA Spring Ballot Draw Result

April 15, 2013

The USPCA Spring Ballot has now been drawn and the winners are confirmed. Congratulations to our winners. 1st. Diane Livingstone from Lisburn receives £1000. 2nd.Ronnie Hempson from Omagh receives £500. and 3rd. Peter Burrows from BT4 receives £250. Your prizes …

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Think before you buy a Rabbit this Easter

March 27, 2013

Rabbits can be a fantastic family pet, but like any companion animal they can suffer through ignorance on the part of their owners and we encourage all would be keepers to familiarise themselves with the basic advice found in the …

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HOW TO REPORT ANIMAL CRUELTY

March 20, 2013

The key to reporting animal cruelty is knowing who has the legal powers and obligation to investigate, we hope this ‘road map’ will help. Companion Animals Concerns about neglect or abuses of pets (including equines) is the responsibility of Animal …

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