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Sponsor a Dog for Christmas

Have you started about thinking about gifts for Christmas. Would your dog loving friend or family member like to sponsor a dog for Christmas. Your pack will include a certificate of sponsorship, pictures and information on your chosen dog, a DAWG keyring or magnet and …

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Daisy and Her Tiny Pack: A Tribute

In January, DAWG were horrified to learn of six chihuahuas who, following the death of their owner, were being kept in a garden shed. Temperatures at the time were dropping to -4C overnight, so despite the fact DAWG’s doors were closed, our amazing fosterers found …

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Share the #dawgLOVE for Valentine’s Day!

Every dog should be a cherished family member, but sadly DAWG are coming to the aid of more neglected, abused and unloved dogs than ever. This Valentine’s Day, we’re asking dog lovers to donate €4 by texting CDAWG to 50300 and posting a photo of their favourite …

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[Updated] Puppy Watch! Emily: Pregnant and Pulled from the Pound

Update: Emily has given birth to a litter of six gorgeous little pups. See the photos below, and than you for your donations towards the care of this little family! Last week, DAWG was alerted to a beautiful and heavily pregnant Black Lab who had …

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Tiny Thanks for a BIG MaxiZoo Donation!

We were overjoyed to pick up this pallet of dog food generously donated by MaxiZoo Douglas and the many Maxi Zoo customers who very kindly supported Maxi Zoo’s Christmas drive to benefit DAWG. Shaking hands with Maxi Zoo’s Gearóid is Tiny, DAWG’s official Sponsorship Ambassador, …

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Please Foster a Puppy this Christmas

DAWG is faced with more unwanted puppies than ever this year, and all our fosters are full. Unfortunately this means we have litters and young pups waiting to come in, no foster homes to place them in, and the post-Christmas deluge hasn’t even begun. We …

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Cards and Calendars are Ready!!

Our Christmas cards and Calendars are now ready and are selling in different locations around Cork. Please email claudia@dogactionwelfaregroup.ie for further information. …

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Remember Your Dog on the Rainbow Bridge

We are proud to launch the Rainbow Bridge, a tribute to beautiful and much-loved dogs who have passed on. You can visit the Rainbow Bridge to read the touching tributes to all the deeply missed dogs, or to create your own page. Your Rainbow Bridge …

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Urgent Foster Appeal for Snoop

Snoop the Staffie, aged 8, is in urgent need of a foster home due to a change in owner circumstance. Please share this post to help him find a home. Snoop used to live with another dog but since his pal died a few years …

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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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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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