Minder Needed for Older Dog with Very Specific Needs

Hello! As you can see I’m a small terrier girl (Scots Terrier x Jack Russell) and am 9 years old. My life up to recently hasn’t been so great. I was adopted from the pound when I was about 2; then moved around new locations over the next four years; then surrendered to a rescue … Read more

Leaving Lockdown without our Canine Companions

We have faced our first pandemic and have enjoyed lots of time at home with our dogs. Some quiet, introverted dogs may have found a busy household overwhelming and will enjoy the peace and quiet as the family returns to work and their lives beyond the home. Other sociable extravert type dogs may miss the … Read more

Extra.ie Features PetBond Founder

Irish vet warns dangers of dodgy dog breeders following death of Tommy and Molly-Mae’s puppy https://extra.ie/2020/06/06/news/real-life/vet-dog-puppy-breeders-tommy-molly-mae-petbond

Celebrity Couple & Where to Source a Puppy Online!

In recent days it has emerged that “Mr. Chai” the little Pomeranian puppy recently welcomed into the lives of celebrity couple Tommy Fury & Molly Mae Hague has tragically died. Mr. Chai was sourced from a breeder in Russia, and then transported to Manchester in the United Kingdom. However, within 2 days of arrival, Mr. … Read more

Puppies Smuggled into Ireland for Re-Sale

Gardaí at Dublin Port have questioned two people caught bringing 26 puppies and 12 adult dogs into the country. Several of the animals were in poor health or underfed, leading gardaí to seize them and hand them over to the DSPCA. The dogs were discovered on Sunday evening by the Garda immigration Unit following a … Read more

House Training a Puppy

The goal of house training is to teach your puppy to associate the relief of emptying his bladder with a particular place that you have chosen. How long does house training take? This can vary a lot between different dogs do there are no hard and fast rules. Realistically it can take up to six … Read more

Top 10 Grooming Tips by Deirdre Ryan

  1. Manage your expectations! What your dog will tolerate at the groomers may be not what they tolerate at home. At the groomers, they are in different territory, and the groomer is in position of authority. 2. Start when your dog is tired and content. Have a helping extra hand and plenty of really … Read more

Easter Family Fun :))

If you’ve recently found yourself at home more than ever before, with children for what seems like 24/7, and also spending 24/7 with a pet along with new internet calls for work, juggling other life balances then…….you’re not on your own! Let’s face it, there are new demands on us all right now, so what … Read more

Why Puppy Socialisation is Critical!

Socialising your pup  during cocooning and social isolation/ distancing  During the current Corona virus pandemic it may be more difficult to socialise your new puppy. We are all advised to stay at  home or practice social distancing when outside and this can interfere with the correct socialisation of puppies. Whether you are the breeder or … Read more