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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

Thank You!

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

Congratulations Maria!

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!

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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