Charity, Rescue and Welfare

Reasons To Adopt A Pet

Whether it's a border collie herding sheep in Donegal or a Glen of Imaal terrier chasing tennis balls in a Dublin flat, the Irish love their dogs! A good 34 % of Irish households house at least one dog. They're most likely to have human names like...

Saviour: Why Adoption Is A Much Better Option

The decision to bring a dog into your family is a huge one, but even bigger is the decision on where to get your dog. Although there are a few options, adoption is by far the best. Here are a few reasons why adoption is the better option. You’re s...

Statistics About Dog Abuse: Top Ways To Prevent Dog Cruelty

Sadly there is still too much dog abuse and animal cruelty that takes place in the world. Why in this politically correct age, where everyone’s feelings are considered at all times and injustice is rightly pursued with a vengeance where humans ar...

The 3 Small Dog Breeds That Rock As Mental Health Service Animals

Often when we think of service animals, we may imagine some giant dogs that we’ve seen working in the military and alongside our police forces, especially German Shepherds. But, there’s also those enormous Saint Bernards helping to rescue stranded...

Adoption vs. Buying

Choosing to add a pet to your life can be both an exciting and daunting task. It is one thing to decide that you want to get a dog, but it is another to go about the task of doing it. Once the decision is made, the next step is to see how are you...

The Benefits Of Rescuing A Senior Dog

It is true that puppies often get the most attention from visitors at the local pet shelter. Their adorable faces, wiggles and sounds make them irresistible. Of course, they are also a ton of work. Many puppies land right back at the shelter when...

Celebrate National Dog Day This August 26th

With all the wonderful and amazing things dogs bring into our lives let's look into some ways we can support them by choosing some of these options to celebrate on National Dog Day this coming August 26th. My favourite is that if you're thinking ...

How To Overcome The Challenges Of Adopting A Formerly Abused Pet

It’s difficult to imagine why anyone would buy a pet when there are so many adoptable pets in shelters around the country. But there are a few things you must understand before adopting a pet. Unless you are adopting a small puppy, your dog has a ...

Choose A Cross-Bred Rescue Dog

We asked practicing small animal vet and well known journalist Pete Wedderburn for his view on the best breed of dogs. Here’s what he had to say: Pedigree breeds can be an excellent choice of pet, but as a vet, when I'm asked to recommend a bree...

What It Means to Be Passionate About Something?

Are you passionate about animal rights? Or animal welfare? Please read below for information about some of the abuses toward animals. During Yulin festival, dogs and cats are stolen from their homes and off the streets. They are then thrown in...