Week 8: Support Dogs for the Disabled

Dogs are one of life’s greatest joys.  Not only are they adorable and loyal companions, they are also incredible helpers.  This week’s act of kindness is to:

Support Dogs for the Disabled

Last week, I was fortunate enough to meet two service users and a beautiful dog named Derry.  Derry helped his owner open and close doors, get dressed, retrieve items, switch lights on and off and assist with day to day activities.

These dogs are fantastic and they need your help.  Dogs for the Disabled receive no government funding.   There are a number of ways to help but perhaps the easiest is to test PUPS to 50300 to donate €4.

Instagram users should follow the_life_of_ivy where you will be able to keep up-to-date with the training of an assistance puppy.  The gorgeous Ivy will show you just how special a dog for the disabled really is.

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