Misty’s Happy Ending

An update on Misty who was adopted 2 years ago as a gorgeous mischievous little puppy by Alison and family having been in foster with Adelina O’Brien, (Alison’s sister). Misty has been the most wonderful addition to our family and the minute we set eyes …

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Molly’s Happy Ending

Hi cork Dawg, I just wanted to say a quick thank you. I adopted a little dog called Molly a month ago from you and she’s just great! She trots around after me everywhere and is a great little companion. She is loving her walks …

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VOTE to Help DAWG Win €10,000 from Pedigree!

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR VOTES – WE ARE NOW THE PROUD RECIPIENTS OF THE PRIZE MONEY OF 20,000 EURO. We are honoured and delighted to have been selected as one of three shelters short listed by an independent panel of judges to be …

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Pound Dogs Need a Second Chance!

Recently there have been some questions about how we do the work we do at DAWG. Dogs come into our care in a variety of ways; we rescue abused, surrendered and abandoned dogs to give them a second chance at finding loving homes. We also take …

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Pub Quiz: 29 May at the White Horse Ballincollig

Swot up for a night of Movies and Music madness and join us on Thursday, 29 May at the White Horse Tavern in Ballincollig for a great pub quiz evening. Gather your friends, family and colleagues into tables of four and get ready to give …

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Thanks for a Great Spring Fling!

We had an amazing turnout for the DAWG Spring Fling on Saturday, April 19th in Ballincollig Park. Thank you so very much to all of the organisers, the volunteers on the day, every single person who turned out to support DAWG, and every dog who …

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Update #3 on Thor

We have a wonderful update on the invincible Thor, courtesy of Nanci Creedon, Dog Behaviourist, who has been working with Thor while he is being cared for at Riverview Vets. She’s made this brilliant video to show his progress as he gets braver and more …

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DAWG Treats: Peanut Butter Dog Biscuit Recipe

It’s the day before the DAWG Spring Fling and volunteers all over Cork are hard at work baking dog treats for sale for our lovely stall, which will be packed with goodies for dogs and humans alike. In case you can’t make it on the …

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Update #2 on Thor

Little Thor’s plight has touched thousands of hearts. TV, newspapers, social media sites: so many people have seen his photo and read his story. Last night one of one of our members went to visit him and see how he is doing. She was so …

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Sponsor Tiny

Tiny is our official DAWG Sponsorship Ambassador as he just loves to attend DAWG events and give people the paw. If they are not careful they may also get a very big kiss! Tiny is a stunning 3 year old giant cross breed who charms …

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Educating our youth of today is vital

DAWG were contacted by Mari McCarthy, a teacher from Maria Immaculata Community College in Dunmanway with a view to giving a talk to a group of third year students.  These students expressed an interest in animal welfare and wanted to hear how a charity like …

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A Dog’s Life… In Sweden!

When most people think of Sweden, the first thing that comes to mind is IKEA. But for rescue groups like DAWG, Sweden is remarkable because of their incredible animal welfare laws and the fact that dogs are so treasured, so well cared-for, and so routinely …

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