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Welcome to
Irish Therapy Dogs

Irish Therapy Dogs is a registered voluntary charity whose approved volunteers and their dogs visit the residents of an assigned Care Centre once per week for approximately one hour to bring them the therapeutic benefits of canine companionship.

Our Programmes

We offer 2 programmes. Please click on the following programme below to find out more.

Visiting Programme

Approved and registered Volunteer Visiting Teams (Owners and their Dogs) devote one hour each week visiting their assigned Care Centres

Reading for Fun Programme

The aim of Irish Therapy Dogs’ Reading for Fun programme is to improve the literacy and communication skills of children.

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Care Centres


Our Mission Statement

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Mission is to provide physical, therapeutic and educational benefit to people, young and old, fit and frail, alert and impaired, in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Day Care Centres, Schools and other places where people may be restricted from having pets and where the presence of dogs and their owners, will add comfort and support.

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We are a registered charity.

Company Registration Number: 464658
Registered Charity Number: 20072391

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