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Pet Expo 2014

Pet Expo Poster

Come and meet our wonderful Therapy Dogs at our Exhibition Stand (Stand F2) at Pet Expo 2014 which takes place at the Simmonscourt Pavilion, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.  Our Volunteer Visiting Teams look forward to meeting you there on Saturday 22nd and Sunday23rd 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!

Limerick You’re My Lady …….!

Limerick Volunteers

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Limerick Volunteers who travelled to attend the Volunteers’ Meeting held in the Milford Care Centre, Limerick on October 18th. The meeting was a great success due mainly to the enthusiasm and commitment of those who attended, which bodes well for the future of the organisation in the Limerick Area.

All Creatures Great and Small …!

Orla and Michelle

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteers joined the parishioners of Church of St. John the Evangelist, Ballinteer for their Annual Pet Blessing held on Sunday October 19th. Families brought a variety of pets and each pet was blessed individually.  We acknowledge the interest in our Charity shown by the parishioners who chatted to us after the Blessing – it looks like we will be having  Volunteer Visiting Teams from Ballinteer in the future!

Live in Studio!

 

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Volunteer Visiting Team, Anne and Socks who  visit Saint   Patrick’s Hospital, Dublin, promoting the work of Irish Therapy    Dogs on Upbeat Radio during the recent Mental Health Week.

Ballinteer Parish Annual Pet BLessing.

BallinteerIrish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteer Visiting Teams will join the parishioners and their pets at their Annual Parish Pet Blessing which takes place in the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Ballinteer, on Sunday October 19th at 12.30pm. All families and their pets are welcome to attend.

All Things Bright and Beautiful……!

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Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteers joined the parishioners of St. Joseph’s Parish ,Glasthule , for their Annual Pet Blessing held on Sunday October 12th. Families brought a variety of pets and each pet was blessed individually. There were plenty of ‘Wagging Tails’ as parishioners and volunteers chatted over refreshments provided afterwards in the adjoining Pastoral Centre.

Glasthule Parish Annual Pet Blessing.

glasthuleIrish 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 12th at 12.30pm. All families and their pets are welcome to attend.

Paw Points’ Awards 2014

Paw Points Awards 2014

Congratulations to Junior Members – Ellen (Level 2), Brinda, Brian, Emer, Tegan, Kim, Cynthia and Grace (Level 1) who achieved their Paw Points’ Award recently. Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members are our young ambassadors and as such they achieve Paw Points in recognition of their promotion of the work of Irish Therapy Dogs.

Thank You Al Porter !

Al Porter

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Al Porter for his  show on September 16th. at the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival the proceeds of which he has donated to Irish Therapy Dogs.

National Sponsored Walk

Walk FacebookFamily and friends joined Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteer Visiting Teams and Junior Members  from many counties across the country for our Annual Sponsored Walks held in Cork, Dublin and Kerry on September 14th which coincided with our 6th Birthday. We thank all who participated and we appreciate the support and sponsorship given to our members. Thankfully, the sun shone and an enjoyable afternoon was had by all. Refreshments  were served afterwards and Volunteers and their pets had time to catch up with each other and meet with our new members.

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