Good News For Dana!

Good News For Dana!

We met up with a lot of old friends at the Rose Festival in Clontarf recently but the one we were happiest to see was Dana, a beautiful young Spaniel. Dana had been through a lot when she came into our care at Dogs in Distress. Unfortunately, an injury to her hind leg...
Lola Homed!

Lola Homed!

When Lola came into the pound she was depressed and unhappy. Physically she was in very bad condition. When she went to a foster home, Lola met a dog named Indie and they got on great. Indie taught Lola many things including how to be a dog and how to enjoy life! Lots...

Michael’s Marathon Challenge

Michael was inspired by the work of Dogs in Distress and wanted to support us in raising money by running a HALF MARATHON (13.1 MILES) EACH MONTH OF 2017. Please help DID by giving whatever you can by clicking...
“Donate a Dogs Dinner” appeal

“Donate a Dogs Dinner” appeal

Both Petworld Santry have kindly agreed to support the Dogs in Distress “Donate a Dogs Dinner” appeal. Simply drop in to one of their stores and buy an extra tin/pouch of food with your own purchases to pop in to the Donation Basket and Petworld will make...
Nutrition for your dog

Nutrition for your dog

Dry versus tinned food Keep your dog healthy by feeding him good quality food and maintaining an appropriate weight. A good diet will cut down on future veterinary bills and also minimise fouling and smells. Tinned foods are full of sugar, salt and other additives and...
Crate Training your Dog or Puppy

Crate Training your Dog or Puppy

Some people may make the mistake of believing that putting your dog into a crate is cruel and the equivalent of being in prison. What they don’t know is that when used properly a crate provides a cosy and secure den for your dog to call his own. Whilst it is...
Lead training

Lead training

Lead training puppies Puppies will find lead training stressful at first. Start by putting the lead on your puppy and allow him to wander around an enclosed area, e.g. a garden, with the lead trailing behind him. In this way the pup does not associate the lead with...
Neutering your Dog

Neutering your Dog

The only way to be sure your dog doesn’t produce unwanted puppies is to have your dog neutered. Intact male dogs and females in heat have an uncanny way of finding each other, and breeding can occur in an instant. All Dogs in Distress dogs of 6 months or over...
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