Marlay Park today.

There were plenty of events to choose from, such as ‘Scrufts’ the all-inclusive dog competition, to a demonstration from Dog Sled Ireland, from Dog Training Sessions with ‘King of Paws’ Alex Pitrelli, to doggy speed dating; this canine carnival had something for everyone. But the best part was getting together for a group photo of all the dogs and their owners.

The Dublin SPCA is Ireland’s oldest animal welfare organisation and every year it rescues, re-homes and cares for thousands of dogs through its centre in Rathfarnham and its mobile veterinary clinics. The DSPCA relies on charitable donations to keep its service in operation.

To read more about the DSPCA, please click here.