Dundalk Dog Rescue’s cutting-edge kennels and rescue centre have actually lastly opened and only simply in time as the animal charity discovers itself handling a deluge of undesirable pet dogs.
We opened the centre really silently as we have not had time for any sort of a main opening,” states rescue director Bobby Wain. “We are extremely hectic and the top priority for us is the pet dogs.”
” The phone never ever stops calling with individuals wishing to give up pet dogs, with even more individuals wishing to give up than to embrace.”
They likewise take pet dogs that have actually been given up to Louth County Council’s dog pound for rehoming and wanders off that have not been declared.
In the previous week alone, they have actually taken in a greatly pregnant Labrador bitch that was handed into the dog pound and well as puppies.
Bobby lays the blame for the rise in the number of pet dogs being given up on the puppy farms of Ireland.
” It’s clear that a few of the roaming pet dogs we’re getting have no understanding of what a warm comfy house resembles and remain in a terrible state.”
” It’s so dismal however we are handling to clean out the pound and provide the pet dogs the possibility of a brand-new house.”
He states that centers at the brand-new centre are “wonderful” which volunteers are strolling the dog two times a day.
Dundalk Dog Rescue has an energetic policy of performing house checks and vetting prior to turning over pet dogs for adoption to make sure that pet dogs do not discover themselves up for adoption once again.
Anybody thinking about embracing a dog ought to connect with the rescue to schedule a house check and a visit to see the readily available pet dogs.
The rescue is a totally voluntary, non-profit making service which depends upon public assistance for funds to run the kennels and feed and supply veterinary for the pet dogs that enter its care.
Their next fundraising occasion, Barking Boogie Bingo, happens on Saturday, November 8, in the Lisdoo at 8pm.