Due to the present unprecedented circumstances and HSE restrictions, Irish Therapy Dogs have taken the decision to close our office. We will be back in operation as soon as restrictions are lifted and it is safe for us all.
Let us all look after each other. Keep safe, keep well.
Irish Therapy Dogs are following the HSE and Nursing Homes Ireland directives regarding the containment of the COVID-19 virus. It is a difficult time for everybody. It is up to each and every one of us to help prevent the virus spreading.
Irish Enterprise Awards 2020
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For the second year running Irish Therapy Dogs has been awarded BEST PET THERAPY SERVICE 2020. We are very proud of this achievement which acknowledges the dedication of our Volunteers and wonderful dogs. 🐾
“On behalf of EU Business News, I’m delighted to confirm that Irish Therapy Dogs has been awarded Best Dog Therapy Service 2020.
How was Irish Therapy Dogs selected?
At EU Business news, our extensive research and judging process is driven by merit meaning that awardees must demonstrate expertise within a given field, dedication to customer service and commitment to excellence and innovation.
Research was centred around an in-depth evaluation of skills and services on offer and the wider market reputation of each nominee was taken into consideration.” – Karen Benton – Awards Executive, EU Business News
“When I look into the eyes of a dog I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.”
The Hospital Saturday Fund (HSF) Reception, Thursay 20th February 2020 hosted by The Lord Mayor at Dublin’s Mansion House. Irish Therapy Dogs were very pleased to be among the group of 26 charities who were each presented with a cheque for €4,000.00 to aid with, and in recognition of ongoing valuable work within each organisation.
Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank St. Joseph’s Parish, Glasthule for facilitating our Annual Cake Sale on Sunday, 26th January 2020. We appreciate the support and acknowledgement given by the parishoners of Glasthule to our charity. A sincere thank you to Ann and all those who gave of their culinary skills, and those who very kindly supported us on the day.
A Very Happy New Year to all our 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 2019. We look forward to meeting you all again in 2020.
Irish Therapy Dogs were very honoured to receive two prestigious awards in 2019:
🏆 Irish Enterprise Awards – Best Pet Therapy Service 2019
🏆 Corporate Excellence Awards – Most Outstanding Pet Therapy Service of the Year 2019
These awards are due to the dedication of all Irish Therapy Dogs Volunteers and, most importantly, our wonderful Dogs
We are very proud that the Charity has flourished throughout the 26 Counties in 11 years, bringing countless special moments.
As the New Year approaches we look forward to expanding our service to many more Care Centres throughout the country.
Would you and your dog like to volunteer for this valuable work?
Would you like one of our Visiting Teams to visit your Care Centre?
Please see the tabs above for helpful information and to download application forms.