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Calling all budding photographers…

2 August 2021 Posted in

We want your photographs! This year we have decided to open up our calendar photograph submissions to everyone. If you would like your pet to be one of the faces of our new calendar – now’s your chance. Or maybe…

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Tips for Feeding your Cat

2 August 2021 Posted in

We’re taking a look at some tips of feeding you cat to keep your feline friend happy and healthy. Some food items that have long-standing, but not necessarily true, acceptance as being fine for your cat may not be the…

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Run for us this September with VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

13 July 2021 Posted in

Run for Kilkenny SPCA! The Women’s Mini-Marathon is taking place again this September and if you have, or are going to, sign-up we’d LOVE for you to run for us and raise much needed funds. By doing so you make…

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Animal Safety in the Garden

8 July 2021 Posted in

We all love to get outside and play with our pets in our garden, but there are some things that can pose a risk to your pet. Below we run through some of the main risks but this is not…

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Hedgehogs Need Our Help

5 July 2021 Posted in

Hedgehogs emerge from hibernation in Ireland during spring months, ready to breed and forage for food. They mostly live in our hedges but have also been found in meadows, forests, and suburban gardens. Once they’ve awoken, they must significantly increase…

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Finding Young Birds

29 June 2021 Posted in

One of the highlights of the summer bird season is seeing the first juvenile birds emerge from their nests. In spring and summer, it’s typical to see young birds sitting on the ground or hopping around without their parents. These…

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Visiting the Beach with your Dog

24 June 2021 Posted in

Visiting the beach with your dog can be a great way to switch up your daily walking routine. The beach can be a place for running free, the sea to play and splash in and lots of room to stretch…

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Nesting Season

10 June 2021 Posted in

Nesting Season Regulations The 1st of March marks the beginning of nesting season. Meaning hedgerows around Ireland protected by law for most of spring and the entire summer seasons in Ireland. Section 40 of the Wildlife Act 1976, as amended…

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Keep Your Dog Safe This Summer

27 May 2021 Posted in

With warmer days rolling in, there are a few steps you can do to protect your dogs this summer. Summer usually means getting outdoors more, this is true for dogs too. However higher temperatures are not fun for everyone, it…

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Your donations make a difference

29 April 2021 Posted in

We are a fully voluntary organisation, and depend on your donations to fund our operations, operations like this. We were recently asked to assist the Guards with the rescue of some animals from a property in Co. Kilkenny. Sadly there…

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Annual General Meeting May 19th

22 April 2021 Posted in

We would like to let all our members know our Annual General meeting will be held at 19:30 on Wednesday 19th May 2021. Agenda for the meeting: Recieve and consider the Financial Statements for the year ended 31st August 2020;…

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DAFM Animal Welfare Grant 2020

16 January 2021 Posted in

Each year the Department for Agriculture, Food and the Marine welcome applications from Animal welfare organisations for grant aid to support their causes. There are over 200 registered animal welfare charities in Ireland, so application for the grant is competitive,…

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What Do Swans and Ikea Have in Common?

8 November 2020 Posted in

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,…

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3 Good Reasons to Neuter Your New Pet

7 July 2020 Posted in

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.…

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

5 July 2020 Posted in

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…

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Upcoming Fundraisers May 2020 – You Can Help!

12 May 2020 Posted in

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…

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How to Care for Dogs While Social Distancing

6 May 2020 Posted in

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…

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Thinking of Adopting During COVID-19? Read This First

22 April 2020 Posted in

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…

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UPDATE: How Kilkenny SPCA is responding to coronavirus

18 April 2020 Posted in

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…

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Fosterers Wanted

26 July 2019 Posted in

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

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