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Pet Expo 2015.

Pet-Expo-2015-BannerCome and meet our wonderful Therapy Dogs at our Exhibition Stand (Stand F1) at Pet Expo 2015 which takes place at the Simmonscourt Pavilion, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. Our Volunteer Visiting Teams look forward to meeting you there on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November (10.00am – 6.00pm). On each day Irish Therapy Dogs will give a demonstration in which Volunteers will simulate visits to Care Centres and show the therapeutic effect that Therapy Dogs have.

It promises to be a great weekend for all pet lovers!

Annual Pet Blessing, St. Joseph’s Parish, Glasthule

A sincere thank you to St. Joseph’s Parish, Glasthule for their kind invitation to join them at their Annual Pet Blessing held on Sunday October 11th. Families brought a variety of pets and each pet was blessed individually. There were plenty of ‘Wagging Tails’ as parishioners and volunteers chatted at the Coffee Morning provided afterwards by Parish Volunteers Ann, Angela and Maureen in the adjoining Pastoral Centre.Pet blessing 3

Mental Health Awareness Week !

clare 1Volunteer Visiting Team Clare and Tycho, who visit Saint Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin, promoting the work of Irish Therapy Dogs with Pamela Flood, on Walk in my Shoes Radio.

Glasthule Parish Annual Pet Blessing.

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Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteer Visiting Teams will join the parishioners and their pets at their Annual Parish Pet Blessing which takes place in St. Joseph’s Church, Glasthule on Sunday October 11th at 12.30pm. All families and their pets are welcome to attend.

Thank You!

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the management and staff at Horkan’s Garden Centre, Turlough, Castlebar, Co. Mayo for the warm welcome extended to us at our Awareness Day held there on 26th September. We thank their customers for the  interest shown in our Charity and appreciate the promotion and support given by Horkan’s Garden Centre to Irish Therapy Dogs. A special thank you to our Volunteer Visiting Teams and their Therapy Dogs who were present at the event.Awareness Day, Horkan's Garden, Centre, Turlough, Castlebar, Co. MAyo - September 2015

Thank You!

Group Photo 2A sincere thank you to Kevin, Vinny, John and the staff , Group Loans Administration, Bank of Ireland, who organised a Charity Day recently on behalf of Irish Therapy Dogs.  We appreciate the support shown to Irish Therapy Dogs by all who contributed to this Fundraising Event.  Thank you also to the Bank of Ireland’s “Giving Together Initiative”, who matched the money raised. by Kevin and friends.

Annual Sponsored Walk

GraceThe weather did not dampen the spirits of our Volunteers and Junior members, along with their family and friends, who travelled from many counties for our Annual Walk held in Cork and Dublin on Sunday September 13th which coincided with our 7th Birthday. Prionnsías O Dúinn, one of our Patrons, attended our Dublin event where Junior Members Emer, Grace, Kellie, Jasmine, Sophie and Lara were presented with their Paw Points’ Awards. We thank all who participated for making our annual event so enjoyable.