Merlin – waiting for the magic to happen

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We don’t quite understand why but this wonderful boy is still waiting for his forever home. Despite definitely enjoying himself in his foster family, especially loving his little human sis, it is this little dream he has – a home to cal his own. He is very good with people big and small. He is […]

Roisin and Siobhan enjoying life in foster with Frances

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Hello everpawdy! We just want to shortly introduce our wonderful lurcher girls Roisin and Siobhan, who thanks to Frances are living the life! Both are gorgeous, playful sweet doggies and both are looking for their forever homes. They are very good-natured and absolutely love their cuddles. Apart from that as you can see just looooooooooooooove […]

Selection of our dogs in foster – June 2017

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We can never stress enough the vital role our foster families play .. quite simply in many cases, they save lives .. in others, they offer love and TLC for many pooches who may never have experienced such comforts .. they give our dogs a purpose .. Foster homes also give the valuable insight into […]

Cody – happy paws !

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Better late than never .. although never too late to share a happy ending … Cody (was Kobi) arrived into the care of DDR in mid-April. He had been a stray to the Louth County Pound, and as an older dog, didn’t stand any chance of being rehomed directly. So again, DDR stepped up and […]

Dogs in our care – 22 June 2017

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Another busy week at the kennels – thank you so much to each and every one of our volunteers, dog walkers, transporters, supporters and foster homes – you are all amazing xxx We have so many beautiful dogs of all shapes, sizes, ages … they deserve their second chance at happiness … continue to support […]

The Hidden Pain of Dog Fighting by Kerry Spence

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Barbaric, cruel, brutal, ugly, pitiless, violent, inhumane, sadistic… just some of the many words to describe the ferocious world of dog fighting. Indescribable in single words, however, is the pain suffered physically and psychologically by the animals forced to take part, the ‘fighting’ dogs, the ‘bait’ animals and the rescue staff and volunteers who try […]

Play time with your dog by Edel Nolan

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Dogs love spending time with us and there is nothing nicer than having your dog curled up beside you while you relax on the couch after a busy day. However, the last thing my dog wants to do when I get home from work is curl up on the couch with me! Home alone from […]