Irish Therapy Dogs

Irish Therapy Dogs

Not-For-Profit Information

Irish Therapy Dogs was founded in 2008 by people with a dedicated interest in the use of pet therapy for the provision of comfort and companionship to people in long-term or daily residential care. It is a professional organisation with more than 240 visiting teams providing a pet therapy service in Care Centres, Hospices, Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Retirement Homes nationwide.

Irish Therapy Dogs promotes the advancement of education and development of people with special needs through the use of dogs and creates a general awareness of the importance and benefits of pet therapy.

Number of paid employees: 
1-5 employees
Current board size: 
Annual turnover: 
€50,000 - €100,000
Not-for-Profit focus: 
Disability, Healthcare, Mental Health, Voluntary Work, Education, Training & Research, Rehabilitation



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