Dogs in our care – 22 June 2017

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Another busy week at the kennels – thank you so much to each and every one of our volunteers, dog walkers, transporters, supporters and foster homes – you are all amazing xxx We have so many beautiful dogs of all shapes, sizes, ages … they deserve their second chance at happiness … continue to support […]

The Hidden Pain of Dog Fighting by Kerry Spence

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Barbaric, cruel, brutal, ugly, pitiless, violent, inhumane, sadistic… just some of the many words to describe the ferocious world of dog fighting. Indescribable in single words, however, is the pain suffered physically and psychologically by the animals forced to take part, the ‘fighting’ dogs, the ‘bait’ animals and the rescue staff and volunteers who try […]

Play time with your dog by Edel Nolan

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Dogs love spending time with us and there is nothing nicer than having your dog curled up beside you while you relax on the couch after a busy day. However, the last thing my dog wants to do when I get home from work is curl up on the couch with me! Home alone from […]

Missie Imposible

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Move over Tom Cruise! Missie is here to save the day and she means business! 🙂 If you want to see Missie in action and help her on her incredible mission, take your pooch, grab a sponsorship card from us and be there on the 25th of June at Spirit Store at 4 pm. By […]

Eva – in foster with Katy & Ken – Reserved

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Huge thanks to Katy & Ken who have fostered this sweetie since the beginning of May .. Eva had come into DDR’s care in quite a vulnerable state and was clear she wouldn’t last in kennels .. emergency foster with Jutta was secured but this little lady then got desperately sick … quick action by […]

Hugo – formally adopted

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Another forever home was formalised last week with the gorgeous Hugo being adopted by Jennifer & Richie and their family … we are so grateful to this wonderful local family for trusting in DDR to place them a suitable pooch to complete their family .. thank you in advance for your generous donation to the […]

Esther & her brood – All Reserved

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Mega credit to Susan and John who have simply done a wonderful job nurturing and caring for nursing mom Esther and her puppies after their traumatic arrival into the world .. Esther has continued to grow in confidence in herself and her environment over the weeks .. as for her puppies, well thankfully they’ll never […]

Dogs in our care – 10th June 2017

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We have in total 76 dogs under our care here at DDR – 37 dogs are at kennels, the rest are spread over our amazing foster homes and also some on trial homing … we are so grateful to our super rehoming team who have been working wonders this past few weeks making all this […]