From the end of this month it is a legal requirement to have all dogs microchipped and their details registered on one of the four Government approved databases. Local authorities, the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine and the Gardaí will be responsible for enforcing the law. Owners of dogs found without a microchip
Category: Junior News
Cáisc Shona Dhaoibh!
A Very Happy Easter to all our Volunteers, Junior Members, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who support Irish Therapy Dogs.
A sincere thank you to all our Volunteer Visiting Teams for their presence at our attractive Exhibition Stand at the Irish Kennel Club Dog Expo today. Our dogs and their owners gave a warm welcome, with plenty of ‘wagging tails’, to all who visited our Stand and this was reflected by the interest shown in
Lá Fhéile Pádraig Shona Dhaoibh!
A Very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all our Volunteers, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who support Irish Therapy Dogs
Congratulations to Maria from Co. Kilkenny who won our 2015 Volunteers’ Annual Draw. Maria was today presented with her prize – a beautiful painting of her Irish Therapy Dog, Percy, by our Chairman Brían O’Sullivan. The artist – Claire – is one of our Volunteers. Thank you Claire!
Our Young Ambassadors!
Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members play an important part in the activities and promotion of Irish Therapy Dogs. They are the future of our organisation. Next week they will give presentations at their schools on the work of Irish Therapy Dogs and on looking after your pets. They have prepared very professional presentations which they
Thank You !
Thank you to Dunboyne Scouts Fireanna, Abbie, Rose and Maeve who helped at our Annual Cake Sale today. They have chosen to work with Irish Therapy Dogs over a number of weeks to achieve their Gold Medal Award. Congratulations to them and to our Junior Members on the lovely selection of home baking!
Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members Prepare For Annual Cake Sale!
Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members, joined by Scouts Fireanna and Ella from Dunboyne, have started their preparation for our Annual Cake Sale to be held in St. Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Glasthule, on Sunday 24th. January(10.30am – 2.00pm). There was plenty of enthusiasm, teamwork and lots of fun and laughter as they organised and planned their
BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition
Eve and Eva (students from Loreto Abbey, Dalkey) enlisted the help of Irish Therapy Dogs Magic and Jewelina for their entry – ‘A Test into the Effect of the Presence of a Pet on People’s Pain Tolerance’ – in this year’s BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition.
Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise Dhaoibh!
A Very Happy New Year to all our Volunteers, Junior Members, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who supported Irish Therapy Dogs at various events held nationwide throughout 2015. We look forward to meeting you all again in 2016.