Family/Staff Appreciation Day, Lakes Nursing Home, Kilalloe, Co. Clare.

Lucy giving Therapy to young and old (5)Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Nisha Joy ,Director of Care, Jackie Flynn, Activity Co-ordinator and the Staff at Lakes Nursing Home, Killaloe, Co.Clare for inviting us to participate in their Family/Staff Appreciation Day on  July 21st. We appreciate the acknowledgement and support  given to Irish Therapy Dogs by our attendance at this event.

Awareness Day : Superquinn, Bray and Bray Air Show

DSCF4766Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank  Patrick O’Connor , Superquinn, Bray, Co. Wicklow and his staff for their warm welcome and for  facilitating our Awareness Day held there on July 21st. Many thanks to his customers and the visitors to Bray Air Show for their generous contributions to our Charity.


DoneDeal Charity Shoot July 2013Irish Therapy Dogs, as one of  the charities to benefit from the DoneDeal  June  ‘Charity Month ’ , would like to thank DoneDeal for their generous contribution to our Charity.  We especially thank Kevin for nominating  Irish Therapy Dogs.



Congratulations Claire!

This is Trinity

Irish Therapy Dogs congratulates our Volunteer, Claire (Kamber),  editor of   “Wagging Tails” Newsletter, whose recently published   illustrated  children’s  book  featuring a walking tour of Trinity College  -“This is Trinity” – was presented to Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha on their  visit to the College on June 17th 2013.

Done Deal


Irish Therapy Dogs has been nominated by DoneDeal as one of three charities which will benefit from their ‘Charity Month Appeal’ during the month of June.  They are donating 10% from every new advertisement placed on their site during the month into a charity fund which will be shared equally between the three charities. We thank Kevin from DoneDeal for choosing Irish Therapy Dogs.

Orchard Home and Garden


Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Gerry Dooley and his staff at Orchard Home and Garden, Celbridge, Co. Kildare for the warm and generous welcome extended to us at our Awareness Days on 25th and 26th May.  We appreciate the promotion and support of the event by Gerry and his team through Orchard Home and Garden’s  E-newsletter, Website and Facebook  page. Both days were very successful and we acknowledge the interest shown by their customers in the services we provide to Care Centres and Schools.

Website Launch News: A “Magic” Moment!


Magic, an Irish Therapy Dog re-launches our website. We hope that you will find the website enjoyable, easy to navigate and informative. Details of our Latest News and Upcoming Events can be found on our Home Page. For visitors interested in Pet Therapy there is a dedicated webpage which provides a background into Animal Assisted Therapy and links to other associated material.

eBay and PayPal ‘Give Foundation’ Fundraising Initiative


Irish Therapy Dogs was recently nominated by the employees of eBay and PayPal as one of the beneficiaries of their ‘Give Foundation’ Fundraising Initiative. On April 4th a cheque for €2000 was presented to our Chairperson, Brían O’Sullivan.

The cheque was presented, on behalf of the Foundation, by Louise Phelan Vice-President, Global Operations, Europe and Africa at PayPal and Gary Hagel, Senior Director, eBay Customer Experience, Europe.

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the employees from both companies for their generosity and for the warm welcome given to us on our visit to their offices.