Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Management and Staff at the Bank of Ireland, Main Street, Wicklow for the warm and generous welcome extended to us at our Awareness Day held there yesterday. The event was very successful and we acknowledge the interest shown by their customers in the services we provide to Care Centres and Schools. We hope that, in the future, we will welcome back some of their customers as Volunteer Visiting Teams. We appreciate the support and promotion given by Bank of Ireland, Wicklow, to Irish Therapy Dogs. Thank you also to the Bank of Ireland’s “Giving Together Initiative”, for their generous donation.
Irish Therapy Dogs welcomes New Junior Member Erin!
Junior Member Kellie gave a very professional presentation to her Form Year at St. Andrew’s College, Booterstown recently. The subjects were the work of Irish Therapy Dogs and looking after your pets. Afterwards the proceeds of the Copper Crawl by her year was presented to Irish Therapy Dogs. Thank you Kellie for nominating Irish Therapy Dogs to the Second Year School Student Council as one of two Charities to benefit from this Fundraising Event!
A Copper Crawl was held recently at St. Andrew’s College, Boooterstown. 2T was the winning form with their Copper Crawl measuring just over 254 metres. Thank you to the Second Year Student Council who nominated Irish Therapy Dogs as one of two charities supported by the event.
New Law on Garda Vetting is being introduced. We await instructions from the National Vetting Bureau with regard to Garda Vetting New Applicants.
Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Donegal Volunteers who travelled to attend the Volunteers’ Meeting held at the weekend in Ballybofey, Co. Donegal.
Irish Therapy Dogs welcomes New Volunteer Visiting Teams, John and Dexter and Derek and Pixie. No doubt they too will bring very special moments to all the wonderful people they will visit.
Irish Therapy Dogs welcomes New Junior Members Patricia and Hilary!
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 coats and types of hair, Body Condition, Canine Nutrition, paying special attention to healthy eating and weight control were given . They rounded off a very enjoyable and educational workshop by baking Healthy Dog Treats. Each Junior received a Certificate of Attendance and a Grooming Pack.
Irish Therapy Dogs thank Connolly’s Red Mills for their continued sponsorship of our Junior Members!
Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Galway/Mayo Volunteers who travelled to attend the Volunteers’ Meeting held at the weekend in Tuam, Co. Galway . The meeting was a great success due mainly to the enthusiasm and commitment of those who attended, which bodes well for the future of the organisation in the Galway/ Mayo Area.