Junior News

Awareness Day : The Orchard Home and Garden Centre, Celbridge

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Gerry and all the staff at The Orchard Home and Garden, Celbridge, Co. Kildare (a venue favoured by many of our Volunteers) for the warm and generous welcome extended to us at our Awareness Days held there this weekend. We appreciate the sponsorship and the promotion given by…

Thank you Jenny and Karina!

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior members attended a Grooming and General Canine Wellbeing Workshop today. The workshop was presented by Jenny Hale of Scruffy Pups Dog Grooming and Karina Kerrigan of Woofters Dog Grooming.  During the workshop demonstrations on how to perform a Health Check,  Grooming ,which covered the various aspects including breed, long and short…

REMINDER FROM MAGIC!

From the end of this month it is a legal requirement to have all dogs microchipped and their details registered on one of the four Government approved databases. Local authorities, the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine and the Gardaí will be responsible for enforcing the law. Owners of dogs found without a microchip…

Our Young Ambassadors!

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members play an important part in the activities and promotion of Irish Therapy Dogs. They are the future of our organisation. Next week they will give presentations at their schools on the work of Irish Therapy Dogs and on looking after your pets. They have prepared very professional  presentations which they…

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members Prepare For Annual Cake Sale!

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Junior Members, joined by Scouts Fireanna and Ella from Dunboyne, have started their preparation for our Annual Cake Sale to be held in St. Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Glasthule, on Sunday 24th. January(10.30am – 2.00pm). There was plenty of enthusiasm, teamwork and lots of fun and laughter as they organised and planned their…

Nollaig Shona Dhaoibh!

  A Very Happy Christmas to our dedicated Volunteers, Junior Members, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who supported Irish Therapy Dogs at various events held nationwide throughout the past year. We hope that “Santa Paws” has a very special present for each and every one of our wonderful…

Well Done !

Congratulations to Irish Therapy Dogs’  Junior Members, Emer, Grace, Jasmine, Sophie , Kellie and Lara who successfully completed the Certified Canine First Responder Course with Course Tutors Jenny Hale and Karina Kerrigan on Saturday 14th November. Irish Therapy Dogs thank Connolly’s Red Mills for their continued sponsorship of our Junior Members!