The Plague of Puppy Farms.

November 1, 2017

So, you’ve visited a local pound seen the dogs available for re-homing but still want to buy a puppy. Where do you go from here? Too many of you will end up in the clutches of puppy farmers and back …

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October 18, 2017

USPCA Animal Hospital Staff and Volunteers presents Howl-o-ween week!! 23rd – 31st  October 2018  

Fireworks and Your Pet

October 9, 2017

by USPCA Head of Veterinary Services Dr. Alan Bolton Fireworks can be both stressful and dangerous for your pet. Animals kept outdoors unsupervised during firework season can be injured by fireworks or may become so frightened and distressed that they …

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USPCA Open Day a barking success

October 3, 2017

The USPCA hosted its open day at the Animal Hospital Carnbane on Saturday 30th September. The 180 year old Animal Welfare Charity was overwhelmed by the support shown from local businesses, vendors and supporters who attended the event. With approx. 500 …

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USPCA Statement on Eradication of Bovine TB

September 29, 2017

In response to DAERA’s announcement of the targeted testing of badgers in two areas experiencing a significant increase in the occurrence of Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB), the USPCA would like to make the following observations. The regional increases noted in the …

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Meerkats as Pets?

August 21, 2017

Meerkats as Pets? Q. Is it responsible or human to keep a wild animal confined to a cage? A. NO It is neither responsible nor humane Meerkats live in colonies, in their habitat they spend much of their time tunnelling …

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