Irish Therapy Dogs
c/o St. Mary’s Centre (Telford) Ltd.
185-201 Merrion Road
Telephone: (01) 544 6198.
Company Registration Number: 464658
Charity Registration Number: CHY18715
Registered Charity Number: 20072391
Please read before contacting us:
Volunteering with your Dog: If you wish to volunteer with your dog, please visit our website, www.irishtherapydogs.ie where you will find very helpful information on our programmes. You will also see the requirements necessary for both the person and the dog to volunteer with Irish Therapy Dogs. If you then wish to download a Visiting Team Application Form along with a Garda Vetting Inviter Form. When complete please post to the address on the form. We will then be in contact with you to arrange an interview for you and an assessment for yourself and your dog.
Care Centre Visits: If you would like one of our dogs to visit your Care Centre, please download a Care Centre Application Form. When complete please post to the address on the form. We will then be in contact with you to arrange placement when we have a Visiting Team available in your area.
Information on Accredited Service Dogs:
PLEASE NOTE: IRISH THERAPY DOGS ARE NOT SERVICE DOGS
Emotional Support Dogs for anxiety/depression and related conditions:
Currently there is no accreditation for emotional support dogs in Ireland.
It is not part of Irish Therapy Dogs programme to accredit dogs to satisfy accommodation regulations. For information on rented accommodation and pets please visit www.threshold.ie
Training and Rehoming Dogs: Irish Therapy Dogs do not train service or emotional support dogs.
Irish Therapy Dogs do not rehome dogs. See our partner, www.petbond.ie
One off Visits to Offices/Schools/Colleges etc: At present we are unable to arrange one off visits as we are fully booked for the year ahead.
We would hope that your query has been answered, but if you did not find the information you required, we will respond to your initial email as soon as we are back in the office.