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Adopt a greyhound
or lurcher

We make
wonderful pets!

Welcome to PAWS

PAWS Animal Rescue is a wholly Irish Charity (CHY12312) established in 1997. We are dedicated to rescuing homeless and abandoned animals, primarily dogs from high-kill pounds and owners who can no longer care for them.

By working with our committed employees, volunteers, local Veterinary surgeons and overseas adoption groups we are able to rescue hundreds of animals every year, provide them with loving temporary care, and find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes.

We also serve as a resource to the public by providing education and information on responsible pet ownership, including the importance of spay/neuter, microchipping and Veterinary care.

With approximately 90 dogs in our care at any one time we rely heavily on the generosity of the public to fund and continue our work.
Please help us to help those that cannot help themselves.

Latest News

Simple ways to entertain your dog indoors

26th January 2017

Spring is within reach, folks, and with it, comes the end of long evenings and dark, winter dog walks.  So, to help us, dog owners, see the bad weather and […]

2016 Success Stories – Tilly found her forever home

18th December 2016

2016 marked some very special milestones in the PAWS’ calendar in terms of adoption stories.  Some very special dogs found some very special homes, but even more impressive was that […]

Success Stories – Kim found her home

7th November 2016

With a new season, brought us some very happy news! One of our former long-term PAWS’ dogs found her forever home.   After almost two years in the PAWS kennels, […]

Tickets now available for the PAWS ball 2016

6th August 2016

We are delighted to announce that tickets are now available for the 2016 PAWS ball fundraiser.  The ball will once again be held at the elegant Hotel Kilkenny, on the […]

‘Run for your Lives’ for PAWS

4th August 2016

In order to help tackle our massive vet bill, two members of our team (Ramsy and Suzy) have bravely signed up for ‘Run for your Lives’.  A nightmarish event which […]