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What Do Swans and Ikea Have in Common?

November 8, 2020 11:39 am Published by

At Kilkenny SPCA, we care for all animals. One area where we do the most work as an organization is providing care and shelter for animals in distress, including wild animals. Over the last few weeks, Noel, our animal inspector,…

Dogs and cats need microchipping

Why Microchipping Your Pet is the Best Way to Protect Them

September 3, 2020 10:49 am Published by

At Kilkenny SPCA, a huge part of our day-to-day calls feature missing or found pets. Our wily rascals are also keen escape artists. They sneak out of the carrier at the vet, hop the fence, and managed to unlock gates…

3 Good Reasons to Neuter Your New Pet

July 7, 2020 9:13 am Published by

The decision to neuter is an emotional subject for many new pet owners. We understand your concern. Everyone just wants the best for your new companion. One of the best ways you can support your pet is by neutering them.…

Are You Looking for a Cat or Dog?: Important Rehoming Update

July 5, 2020 7:23 pm Published by

Hello everyone! We’re so happy to see the other side of the restrictions, and we hope you and your families are well. Kilkenny SPCA has been hard at work throughout the lockdown period. As travel and social distancing restrictions begin…

Upcoming Fundraisers May 2020 – You Can Help!

May 12, 2020 7:22 pm Published by

Hello everyone! As many of you know, Kilkenny Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals hosts several annual fundraising days to help fund our vital work in the county. We look forward to meeting you every year during our…

How to Care for Dogs While Social Distancing

May 6, 2020 11:49 am Published by

Ireland now has a plan to re-open. Even as shops and cafes open and more people go back to their offices, our new normal at every phase and for the foreseeable future will include social distancing or staying two meters apart…

Thinking of Adopting During COVID-19? Read This First

April 22, 2020 11:20 am Published by

Spending so much time at home makes the idea of finding a new companion seem like a pleasant way to pass the time. There’s plenty of talk on social media and between friends and family members about the value a…

UPDATE: How Kilkenny SPCA is responding to coronavirus

April 18, 2020 11:06 am Published by

Kilkenny SPCA is keeping up-to-date with the latest guidelines from the Irish government to both promote social distancing and limit our travel to only essential journeys. In response to the extension announced on Friday, April 10, our Kilkenny office will…

Fosterers Wanted

July 26, 2019 3:44 pm Published by

Extra fosterers urgently required for fostering cats and kittens that need to be rehomed.  If interested please contact us at 0567771635 or with your details. Please note that a callout will be required to assess your home to see…


June 19, 2019 3:58 pm Published by

**Rehoming** Two male donkeys looking to be rehomed together in a good home. They are neutered, passported and microchipped. *Home checks will apply* if interested please contact us at 056-7771635 or We would also consider fostering. Please share. Thank…

New way to donate to the Kilkenny SPCA.

May 9, 2019 2:34 pm Published by

Text NEGLECT to 50300 to donate €4.00 Texts cost €4, the Kilkenny SPCA will receive a minimum of €3.25. Service provider LIKECHARITY. Helpline 076 6805278. The Kilkenny Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Kilkenny SPCA) is a non-profit…

Volunteers Needed

April 29, 2019 4:37 pm Published by

We are holding a flag day on Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th, and Saturday 25th May and are looking for volunteers who can spare an hour or two to help.  Please contact us on             056 7771635…

VHI Mini Marathon 2019

February 1, 2019 2:52 pm Published by

We are looking for people to participate in this year’s VHI Mini Marathon.  Please contact us on 056 7771635 for more details.

Calendar Distributors Wanted

December 12, 2018 12:54 pm Published by

We are looking for businesses in Kilkenny City and County who would be interested in stocking our 2019 Calendar.  Please contact us on 056 7771635 if you or someone you know would be interested.

Volunteers Wanted for Flag Day

December 5, 2018 12:04 pm Published by

We are holding a flag day on Thursday 20th December and Friday 21st December in Kilkenny City and are looking for volunteers to spare an hour or two fo their time. If you are interested please ring us on 056…

Christmas Cards now available to buy.

November 14, 2018 1:38 pm Published by

Our Christmas Cards are now available to buy in our online shop for €8.00 (plus €2.00 p&p).  They can also be bought every Saturday outside the Tholsel in Kilkenny

Volunteers Wanted

November 9, 2018 11:58 am Published by

We are looking for Volunteers to help us with fundraising on the following days. Thursday 23th and Friday 24th November for Bag Packing in Eurospar, Newpark Shopping Centre, Kilkenny. Thursday 20th and Friday 21st December – helping us on Flag…

2019 Kilkenny SPCA Kilkenny

October 30, 2018 11:06 am Published by

The new 2019 Kilkenny SPCA Kilkenny is now available. It can be bought from our usual stockists or from our online shop at €8.00 (plus €2.00 p&).

Kilkenny SPCA AGM

October 3, 2018 12:23 pm Published by

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: KILKENNY SPCA AGM Our AGM is to take place on Wednesday 24th October in the Pembroke Hotel, Patrick Street, Gardens, Kilkenny at 7.30pm. We look forward to seeing you all there. Please note you can renew…