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Don't encourage the cruel practice of puppy farms, adopt a dog from MADRA. Our dogs are vaccinated, microchipped and vetted...
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Pay a visit or volunteer at our kennels in the beautiful scenic region of Connemara in Co. Galway...
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If you've adopted a dog we strongly encourage you to enroll your dog in obedience classes. This builds up the relationship between you and your dog and is a way for you to gain confidence in training and have control over your dog. There are also private trainers who will come to your home and work with you and your dog on an individual basis. See our "Useful Information" list.

You should teach your dog at least the basics. Teach them "Sit". Have them sit for their meals or any other 'treats' you might give them. A dog that is able to walk nicely on a leash is far more attractive than a dog that drags her new owner down the street. When walking your dog, always keep your dog on a leash. It is extremely important with a new dog that you make sure her collar fits snugly. If she is startled and backs away from you, make sure her head can't come out of the collar. A new dog, in a new environment, will be gone in a second and may not come back to you. She doesn't know you and has no reason to take heed of you.

Patience

Your new dog needs your patience and affection, especially if she has been in many different situations recently. Whenever she does something good, be sure to let him know! Happy praise and affection really helps her to know that you care and that she is good. This includes if she is lying quietly and behaving himself. Let her know that this is desirable behavior.

A Word of Warning

Be careful when you leave your dog in the car. Sitting in a car on a warm day, even if not an especially hot day, the temperature inside will triple within a short time, even if the windows are cracked open. Park in the shade, leave the windows sufficiently open for good ventilation or don't leave the dog in the car.

Adoption Day - GMIT Sports Hall

July 8th 12pm - 4pm

We are having an Adoption Day in the Sports Hall at GMIT on
Sunday July 8th from 12pm to 4pm. It is a great chance to meet all our MADRA Rescue Dogs looking for the new forever homes.

MADRA usually has between 50 to 100 dogs looking for new homes due to the continued growth in...

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MADRA Dog Show - Galway Pet Expo

June 23rd and 24th

Another Fun Dog Show will be happening on June 23rd & 24th @ Pet Expo Galway alongside The Galway Home & Garden Festival held at Ballybrit Racecourse, Its a great day out for all the family including your dog!

Dog Show hosted by MADRA & kindly sponsored by Petmania will start ...

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Dogathon May 27th 2018 @ 1pm

 
Registration open from 11am at the Claddagh Hall in Salthill. A fabulous day out for all the family and chance for all supporters of MADRA to take part in our annual walk from the Claddagh to Blackrock and back, raising the much needed ...
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Would you like to run a fundraiser in aid of MADRA?

We are extremely lucky to have so many supporters throughout the year who organise and run their own fundraising events on behalf of MADRA. In 2017 alone these external fundraising events raised over €10,000. 100% of the money raised at these events goes directly towards helping the dogs in our c...

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Efficient Tax Donations

If you are a tax payer either PAYE or self-assessed, MADRA can claim back the tax paid on your donation to us within the past 4 years if it exceeds €250 per annum at no cost to you.

It’s so easy-just complete the relevant form here and email to us at: This email address is being protected from sp...

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Adoption Day - GMIT Sports Hall

July 8th 12pm - 4pm We are having an Adoption Day in the Sports Hall at GMIT on Sunday July 8th ...
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