We rescue unwanted

DOG AND PUPPIES IN IRELAND

We believe that a temporary foster home is the best place for a dog to be cared for while waiting to be adopted. Our rescued dogs and pups are placed in foster care, in a secure home environment. Through our fosterers we really get to know our dogs and pups and learn which type of home they will be best suited to. So we can help adopters to find the right dog for them.

FOSTER

Find a loving home that will provide temporary shelter

ADOPT

Once the dogs have been cared for and are ready for adoption, we accept applications for them by suitable, pre-vetted owners.

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Dogs in Distress is run by volunteers only – so you can be assured that every cent donated goes directly to the dogs’ welfare.

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MEMORY TREE

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while contributing to Dogs in Distress

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Here are some dogs currently
in foster awaiting their forever homes:


Everyone working with Dogs in Distress are volunteers and we do not have a facility with our dogs that can be visited. If you are interested in offering a loving permanent home to any of our dogs, please fill out our Adoption Form or contact us.

Pip 9 Month Old Jrt

Great fun loving little boy...loves everyone, must have a doggie friend and older children as he has not lived with children....More info

Millie Terrier X

Millie is a friendly, laid back girl who would suit an adult home......More info

Seamus 5 month old Border Collie

Seamus would best suit an active family with another dog......More info

Ben 4 Year Old Beagle

Ben is an active boy who gets on great with other dogs......More info

Waggles 7 Year Old Terrier X

Waggles is looking for an adult only home where he's the only dog......More info

Dogba 18 month old Rottie

Dogba is looking for an adult only home as an only dog or with a female dog......More info

Chico 1 year old Cairn Terrier X

Chico is looking for a home with someone there part time and a doggie friend......More info

Pugsey 1 year old Pug X

Pugsey would be best suited to a home with a doggie friend and older children......More info

Rocky 1 Year Old Collie

Rocky is a friendly, affectionate boy who loves to play.......More info

Lia and Lori 10 Week Old Terrier X

Lia and Lori are playful girls who will need active homes.......More info

Sky 8 Month Old Terrier X

Sky is a playful affectionate girl who is great with other dogs.......More info

Maggie 6 Year Old Terrier X

Maggie is a gentle, affectionate girl who is used to being an only dog.......More info

Snoop 7 Year Old Rottie X

Snoop is a laid back, easy going boy who could live as an only dog or with a female dog.......More info

Cooper 6 Year Old Labrador

Cooper is great with other dogs and would love a home with another dog.......More info

Hugo 7 Week Old Staffie

Hugo is looking for a home with a doggie friend and someone there part time.......More info

Honey 2 Year Old Staffie

Honey is great with dogs and cats and loves children.......More info

Sherlock 2 Year Old Collie

Sherlock is great with other dogs and would love a home with another dog and someone there part time.......More info

Kaci 2 Year Old Chihuahua X JRT

Kaci is looking for an adult home with someone there part time.......More info

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