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UCC Students Go To The Dogs !!!!

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Felicity, Shannon and all the team at Brookfield Health Sciences Centre, UCC for the warm and generous welcome given to our Volunteer Visiting Teams when they visited on November 26th.  The day was a tremendous success with around four hundred students availing of the opportunity to meet our

Irish Therapy Dogs at Pet Expo

A sincere thank you to all the Volunteer Visiting Teams who travelled from near and far, for their presence at our very attractive Exhibition Stand at Pet Expo on Saturday and Sunday November 16th and 17th.  Our dogs and their owners gave a warm welcome, with plenty of ‘wagging tails’, to all who visited our Stand

Awareness Day, Barry Collins, SuperValu, Carrigaline.

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Barry Collins, SuperValu, Carrigaline, Co. Cork and his staff for their warm welcome and for facilitating our Awareness Day on November 6th. Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteers enjoyed meeting the people of Carrigaline who showed a great interest in our Charity and the work of our Volunteers.

All God’s Creatures have a place in the Choir ………

So sang St. John’s Gospel Choir as the parishioners of St. John the Evangelist, Ballinteer were joined by Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteers for their Annual Pet Blessing held on Sunday October 20th. Some pets “sang low and some sang higher” as each family pet was blessed individually. We acknowledge the interest in our Charity shown

Kilkenny show its True Colours!!

Irish Therapy Dogs acknowledge the support and interest shown by the people of Kilkenny in our Charity at the  recent Awareness Day held there at City Hall, High Street.  As Megan, one of our Junior Members reported “Not  only did we meet people interested in becoming volunteers, it was an opportunity  to promote  the aims and

All Things Bright and Beautiful ………………………

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteers joined the parishioners of St. Joseph’s Parish ,Glasthule ,Co. Dublin for their Annual Pet Blessing held on Sunday October 13th. Families brought a variety of pets – ‘great and small’ – and each pet was blessed individually. Wagging Tails were the order of the day as parishioners and volunteers chatted over

Down by the banks of my own lovely Lee ……………

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Cork Volunteers who travelled from all over the county to attend the Volunteers’ Meeting held in The Blarney Woollen Mills’ Hotel on September 28th. The meeting was a great success due mainly to the enthusiasm and commitment of all attendees. In addition, new friendships were forged, all

Annual Sponsored Walk

Family and friends joined Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteer Visiting Teams and Junior Members from many counties across the country for its Annual Sponsored Walk held in Dublin on September 15th which coincided with our 5th Birthday.

PayPal Family Fun Day

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the management and staff at PayPal for inviting us to participate in their Family Fun Day on September 7th. We appreciate the acknowledgement and support given once again, by PayPal to Irish Therapy Dogs, by our attendance at this event.

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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