DSPCA Great Irish Dog Walk 2017

This year the DSPCA’s Great Irish Dog Walk, in partnership with PURINA, will be held on Saturday, 9th September in the grounds of the DSPCA in Rathfarnham. Enjoy a fun filled walk…

How to prepare your dog for a new baby

There’s so much to think about when you’re getting ready for a baby, but if you have a dog it’s worthwhile preparing early to ensure a safe and happy start to the…

Sligo Abbey, Co. Sligo

Sligo Abbey Abbey Street, Sligo town, Co. Sligo Phone: +353 71 9146046 Email: sligoabbey@opw.ie Petfriendly: Yes (dogs must be kept on a lead at all times) Although commonly known as Sligo Abbey, the…

Streedagh Strand, Co. Sligo

Map: OS Discovery series sheet no. 16 Start/Finish: Trawgar, 3km NW of Grange village and N15. Time: 7km, about 1.5 to 2 hours Suitability: easy, care needed on bare limestone, best enjoyed…

King of Paws: Reactive Rover Seminar

Is your dog reactive on lead? Does your dog lunge or bark towards another dog? King of Paws Dog Training Academy is hosting an evening seminar aimed at giving you as a dog owner an…

Pet Boarding & Doggy Day Care Internship Program

The DSPCA have just announced the launch of their 2017 Internship Program. They are looking for passionate and enthusiastic people to join our Pet Boarding & Doggy Day Care team. Interns will obtain hands-on,…

How to protect your dog from heat stroke

As the warm summer weather approaches, it’s important to remember that dogs are vulnerable to heat related injuries, the most dangerous of which is heat stroke, which can often prove fatal. Heat…

DSPCA Summer Kids Camp 2017

The DSPCA are running a number of one week Animal Care Summer Camps for kids in the DSPCA Campus in Rathfarnham throughout the summer. Participants will learn about the care and handling…

St Enda’s Park Open Day

Where: St Enda’s Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 When: 29th April 2017 12noon – 3.00pm The DSPCA have organised a fun filled day at St Enda’s Park for the whole family to enjoy…