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We aim to offer the very best information and stories about Dogs Trust, our dogs and all dog related issues. We focus on raising the profile of dogs, promoting dog welfare and responsible dog ownership.

Here you'll find easily downloadable versions of our press releases and video news releases, copies of all our policy statements and information about our organisation.


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Kathrina Bentley

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Latest News

Where would your best friend be without you?

Dogs Trust are highlighting our free Canine Care Card service, by asking "Where would your best friend be without you?"

11 May 2015

Carlow Puppy Farm Rescue

A closure notice is being served on a County Carlow puppy farm following an inspection by the ISPCA. Dogs Trust offers assistance with the housing and transporting of the rescued dogs.

17 April 2015

Dogs Trust Ireland statement following BBC Scotland’s under cover investigation into puppy farms.

Dogs Trust Ireland would like to congratulate BBC Scotland on it’s excellent expose of the horrors of puppy farming and the welfare implications for thousands of pups bred purely for financial gain. What is most disheartening and almost beyond belief is that the premises highlighted in the programme were registered and approved by the relevant authority in N Ireland. Dogs Trust are aware that such facilities also exist in the Republic of Ireland and that they have been allowed to carry on this vile trade due to a lack of enforcement of what is already light dog breeding legislation.

16 April 2015

Minister Simon Coveney launches Irish Pet Advertising Advisory Group (IPAAG)

Minister of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD launches Irish Pet Advertising Advisory Group (IPAAG) Minimum Standards for online classified advertising websites Today, 15th April 2015 leading Irish animal welfare organisations, representatives from the veterinary profession and websites advertising pets for sale launched the ground breaking and progressive IPAAG Minimum Standards at the Mansion House, Dublin. This major initiative will improve the welfare of the thousands of pets advertised online on a weekly basis.

15 April 2015