Junior News

Good Luck!

Good luck to all Junior and Leaving Cert Students from Magic & all at Irish Therapy Dogs!

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!

Thank you to Dunboyne Scouts Fireanna, Abbie, Rose, Ella and Maeve who held a Cake Sale recently and donated the proceeds to Irish Therapy Dogs. The girls chose to work with Irish Therapy Dogs over a number of weeks earlier this year to achieve their Gold Medal Award. Congratulations on winning two awards as a…

Thank You!

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank Tesco Community Fund, Navan, Co. Meath for their generous donation to our Charity. The cheque was accepted by Volunteer Visiting Team Rufina and Missy on behalf of Irish Therapy Dogs. A special thank you to the customers of Tesco, Navan for their support.

Welcome!

Irish Therapy Dogs welcomes New Junior Member Erin!

Thank You!

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.

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…

Cáisc Shona Dhaoibh!

A Very Happy Easter to all our Volunteers, Junior Members, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who support Irish Therapy Dogs.

Thank You!

A sincere thank you to all our Volunteer Visiting Teams for their presence at our attractive Exhibition Stand at the Irish Kennel Club Dog Expo today. Our dogs and their owners gave a warm welcome, with plenty of ‘wagging tails’, to all who visited our Stand and this was reflected by the interest shown in…

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Shona Dhaoibh!

A Very Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all our Volunteers, Care Centre Residents and Staff, School Pupils and Teachers, Sponsors and all who support Irish Therapy Dogs  

Congratulations Maria!

Congratulations to Maria from Co. Kilkenny who won our 2015 Volunteers’ Annual Draw. Maria was today presented with her prize – a beautiful painting of her Irish Therapy Dog, Percy, by our Chairman Brían O’Sullivan.  The artist – Claire – is one of our Volunteers. Thank you Claire!

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…

Thank You !

Thank you to Dunboyne Scouts Fireanna, Abbie, Rose and Maeve who helped at our Annual Cake Sale today. They have chosen to work with Irish Therapy Dogs over a number of weeks to achieve their Gold Medal Award. Congratulations to them and to our Junior Members on the lovely selection of home baking!

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…

BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition

Eve and Eva (students from Loreto Abbey, Dalkey) enlisted the help of Irish Therapy Dogs Magic and Jewelina for their entry –  ‘A Test into the Effect of the Presence of a Pet on People’s Pain Tolerance’ – in this year’s BT Young Scientist of the Year Exhibition.

Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise Dhaoibh!

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 2015. We look forward to meeting you all again in 2016.

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…

Thank You!

Irish Therapy Dogs would like to thank the Management and Staff at Maxi Zoo. Longford for the warm welcome extended to us at our Awareness Day held there yesterday. We thank their customers for the interest shown in our Charity and a?ppreciate the promotion and support given, once again, by Maxi Zoo, Longford to Irish…

Hark the Herald Angels Sing !

Irish Therapy Dogs’ Volunteer Visiting Teams will be joined by members of  A Glór Gospel  for Carol Singing in Dundrum Town Centre from 10.45am until 12.30pm. on Sunday December 13th. Meet at Main Entrance on Level 1.

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!