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.
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.
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.
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.
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.