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    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    Below are their details of the two dogs we are featuring on today's show. If you are unable to adopt but would love to help the thousands of abandonned dogs in Ireland every year, you can become a fan of the Pedigree Ireland Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/pedigreeireland. And dog lovers across the country can also show their support by texting the word DOG to 50300 which will donate €2 to the ISPCA

     

    Today we are looking for someone for Tipsy

    Age/DOB: Born 2009

    Breed: Jack Russell

    Personality: Tipsy is a lovely little man in need of his own second chance in life. He is vaccinated, neutered and micro chipped. He walks well on the lead and is social with other dogs but is not good with cats. He is a little shy and would thrive in a quiet home with older kids and the company of another confident dog to teach him how to be loved. Tipsy is currently waiting patiently for his forever home and is ready to go right away.

    Background: Tipsy was rescued from a home where his owner was mistreating him, the result is that poor Tipsy is quite nervous and in need of a lot of love.

     

    Today we are also looking for someone for Rusty

    Age/DOB: Born 27th of March 2013

    Breed: Labrador X

    Personality: Rusty is a handsome little chap looking for his own forever home. He is very young and will not be available to go home until he is 8 weeks of age and vaccinated. He will be vaccinated, micro chipped and neutered when he is 6 months of age. He will require a home with secure fencing, someone at home with him during the day and dog training experience. Rusty will make a wonderful family pet provided he receives obedience training from an early age.

    Background: These beautiful puppies were born to an ISPCA pound rescue dog Blackie, she gave birth to 6 of her own and adopted a further 5 puppies after their mother was killed on the road when they were a day old.

    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    Below are their details of the two dogs we are featuring on today's show, if you are interested in adopting one of them. If you are unable to adopt but would love to help the thousands of abandonned dogs in Ireland every year, you can become a fan of the Pedigree Ireland Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/pedigreeireland. And dog lovers across the country can also show their support by texting the word DOG to 50300 which will donate €2 to the ISPCA

     

    Today we are looking for someone for Bill

     

    Age/DOB: Born 2011/2012

    Breed: Corgi X

    Personality: Bill is one cool dude 'looking for a second chance. He requires a home with a happy confident dog to teach him how to interact with humans. Bill will require a home with a secure garden so he can be safely contained while he adjusts to his new life. Bill was never treated kindly, he is starved of love and attention and he really needs a kind soul to teach him that humans mean him no harm. He is vaccinated, neutered, micro chipped and treated for parasites. Bill is ready to go home and start his new life.

    Background: Bill and 11 other young dogs were rescued from a property where they were kept in dark sheds with no human interaction apart from feeding.

     

    Today we are also looking for someone for Chico

     

    Age/DOB: Approx. 12yrs old

    Breed: Terrier X

    Personality: Chico is an adorable older dog looking for his retirement home. He is tolerant of other dogs but would much prefer to be lord and master. He is house trained, walks very well on lead and is excellent off lead. He follows you around like a shadow and although he is an older dog he is quite young at heart as he enjoys the odd sprint here and there especially if he is chasing his master. He doesn’t care about cats and would be fine in a home with confident cats. He is vaccinated, micro chipped, neutered and treated for parasites.

    Background: Chico was brought to the centre for rehoming as his elderly owner could no longer care for him.

    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    Below are their details of the two dogs we are featuring on today's show, if you are interested in adopting one of them. If you are unable to adopt but would love to help the thousands of abandonned dogs in Ireland every year, you can become a fan of the Pedigree Ireland Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/pedigreeireland. And dog lovers across the country can also show their support by texting the word DOG to 50300 which will donate €2 to the ISPCA

     Today we are looking for someone for Jessie

     

    Age/DOB: Born 2010

    Breed: Staffordshire bull terrier

    Personality: Jessie is an adorable people pleaser. She adores one on one attention and cuddles. She would suit a home where her adopter either works from home of she can go with them everywhere, she doesn’t suit a home where she will be left alone. She is vaccinated and will soon be neutered and micro chipped prior to adoption. She is a very sweet girl but is a restricted breed and her adopter must have experience with these breeds and good knowledge of the legislation in keeping them.

    Background: Jessie was surrendered to our Inspectorate as she was not receiving the proper care needed.

    And we are also looking for someone for Frankie

    Age/DOB: Born 1st of Dec 2009

    Breed: Staffie x

    Personality: Frankie is a lovable dote of a dog. He is so affectionate & friendly, he really wants an active family to play with & love him dearly. He is neutered, vaccinated & micro chipped. He has also been treated for parasites. He is strong on the lead but is currently receiving lead & house training. He will make a wonderful companion to the right family.

    Background: Frankie was rescued from unsuitable conditions & brought to the centre for re homing by our Inspector.

    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    Below are their details of the two dogs we are featuring on today's show, ifyou are interested in adopting one of them. If you are unable to adopt but would love to help the thousands of abandonned dogs in Ireland every year, you can become a fan of the Pedigree Ireland Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/pedigreeireland. And dog lovers across the country can also show their support by texting the word DOG to 50300 which will donate €2 to the ISPCA

     

    Today we are looking for someone for Billy

     

    Age/DOB: Born 27th of March 2013

    Breed: Labrador X

    Personality: Billy is a gorgeous little boy looking for his own family to love him. He is very young and will not be available to go home until he is 8 weeks of age and vaccinated. He will be vaccinated, micro chipped and neutered when he is 6 months of age. He will require a home with secure fencing, someone at home with him during the day and dog training experience. Billy will make a wonderful family pet provided he receives obedience training from an early age.

    Background: These beautiful puppies were born to an ISPCA pound rescue dog Blackie, she gave birth to 6 of her own and adopted a further 5 puppies after their mother was killed on the road when they were a day old.

     

     

    Also today we are looking for someone for Brownie

     

    Age/DOB: Born 01/02/2012

    Breed: Terrier

    Personality: Brownie is a gorgeous boy looking for a family to love him. He is vaccinated, neutered and micro chipped. He walks well on the lead, adores company and would fit in well to any home. He is good with other dogs but no good with cats. He loves playing with a ball, is good with kids and would make a wonderful family pet. Brownie is now available for adoption and we would love to see him off home as soon as possible.

    Background: Brownie was brought to the NAC from another animal rescue to find him his forever home.

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    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    The Pedigree Adoption Drive is now in its 6th year and everyday this week we will be profiling a different homeless dog in the hope of finding them a loving home. Today on the show we met two dogs looking for a home and along with them were former WBA Super Bantamweight World Champion Bernard Dunne and Chief ISPCA inspector; Conor Dowling

    Pedigree Adoption Drive

    Today we met Bruce and Faith - Here are their details if you are interested in adopting one of them. If you are unable to adopt but would love to help the thousands of abandonned dogs in Ireland every year, you can become a fan of the Pedigree Ireland Facebook Page - www.facebook.com/pedigreeireland. And dog lovers across the country can also show their support by texting the word DOG to 50300 which will donate €2 to the ISPCA

     

     

    Name: Bruce

    Sex: Male

    Age/DOB: Born 2006

    Breed: Boxer

    Personality: Bruce is an adorable boy looking for his own forever home. He is very good on lead, good with other dogs but not good with cats. He is a big boy but well settled and behaved. He sits on command and is very smart boy. Bruce would suit a home with secure fencing, another dog for company and experienced owners. Bruce is currently waiting patiently for his new family to take him home.

    Background: Bruce was brought to the NAC from another animal rescue to find him his forever home.

     

     

     

    Name: Faith

    Sex: Female

    Age/DOB: Born Oct 09

    Breed: Beagle X

    Personality: Faith is a lovely girl looking for her own forever home. She is great with other dogs, good on lead, loves attention and is currently being house trained. She is vaccinated, micro chipped and neutered and ready to go home. She needs a home with good fencing, another dog for company, regular exercise and a lot of love. She is a very sweet girl and deserves a wonderful future.

    Background: Faith was returned from a home where she was not receiving the appropriate care.

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