RSVP Magazine

These rescue dogs are going to be ball boys in this tennis tournament

These rescue dogs are going to ball boys in this tennis tournament. The organisers of the Brazil Tennis Open have welcomed rescue dogs as their ball boys, for the second year running. To be honest, it makes a lot of sense! Who better to chase after tennis balls than the furry lovers of fetch? What makes […]

There’s a Brewery that now offers ‘Paw-ternity’ leave to its workers

There’s a Brewery that now offers ‘Paw-ternity’ leave to its workers. Scottish brewery, Brewdog, is now offering ‘paw-ternity leave for its employees. The company will give employees who get a new dog or puppy a week off of work to bond with their pet. The company is opening a new location in Ohio, and is […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT with Laura Woods

It’s said that dogs are man’s best friends and there’s no doubt that Irish people adore their canine companies. This month TV3 presenter and avid dog lover Laura Woods chats to RSVP’s Susan Knox about her little lady Minnie who is older than the hills, but still acts like a lively little puppy. Hi Laura, […]

5 Of The Coolest Places To Eat And Drink With Your Dog In Dublin

There’s nothing better than getting to spend your WHOLE day with your beloved dog, and there’s nothing worse than having to leave your dog outside a cafe while you eat your lunch alone. So here are the seven loveliest places you can spend your day with your pooch BFF. Pupp Pupp is Dublin first ever […]

5 Reasons Why Your Dog Is Good For Your Health

As dog lovers, we’re well aware of how dogs enrich our lives, making us happier and healthier overall but there are also some benefits of dog ownership that you may have never considered! Aside from providing us with companionship and entertainment, here are just a few of the countless mental and physical perks of having […]

This woman brought home a dying shelter dog so she could feel loved

A woman who brought home a dying shelter dog, said she did it so as the dog could feel loved, if even for just 24 hours. Heather Hayes says that as a marketing manager at the Asheville Humane Society, North Carolina, she frequently passed the kennel of the poor trembling dog, who she said spent her days hiding under […]

This Indiana officer’s portrait pictures with his dog have gone viral

This Indiana officer’s outtakes from his portrait pictures with his dog have gone viral, as it shows his struggle to pose because his dog won’t stop licking his face. Levi Knach’s outtakes are going viral because of his dog Kenobi, and the pictures are so adorable. It took loads of takes to get a picture […]

7 Weird Foods That Dogs Love

Some dogs are very particular about their food and what treats they prefer for rewards. Then again, dogs also eat their own feces…What gets your four-legged friend’s stomach growling? Your pooch might prefer the usual fare, but you could be surprised to find they enjoy some of these stranger snackable items! Peanut Butter  You can find […]

Couple left shocked after their dog gives birth to a ‘green’ puppy

A couple have been left shocked after their dog gave birth to a green puppy who they called FiFi, after Princess Fiona from Shrek. Mark and Elaine Cooper were delighted when their two-year-old chocolate Lab Milly gave birth to five puppies, in her first litter last month. However, the couple were left shocked after the only female […]

Ten Signs That Your Dog Might Have Cancer

It’s not just humans who battle cancer, dogs can also get it too. It’s a dog owner’s worst nightmare hearing the four words: “Your dog has cancer.” In fact, one in three dogs will develop cancer, according to the National Canine Cancer Foundation. Canine cancer can happen at any age but most often it occurs in […]

Is Your Dog Expecting Your Baby? Dog Expert Nanci Creedon Tells Us How To Avoid Neglecting Our Four-Legged Friends Once A Baby Arrives

Nanci Creedon is a Cork based dog trainer whois currently the only certified behaviour consultant in the Republic of Ireland. Nanci  has been assessed and approved as a dog behaviour consultant by the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants, and she has also assessed and approved by the Association of Animal Behaviour Professionals.  Although you […]

This abused dog who had its teeth removed has been given a second chance

This abused dog, Weezy, had to have her teeth removed as they were so rotten, but she’ been given a second chance with a loving family. According to the Sun, Weezy was so scared that the first family to adopt her from the shelter brought her back the next day as they struggled with her temperament. […]

Dog owners are urged to be careful of Fatberg’s on beaches which are fatal to dogs

Dog owners are being warned about fatal ‘fatbergs’ which are washing up on Irish beaches. Fatberg’s, or solidified oil, have washed up on beaches in County Dublin. The council are warning owners to be careful, as if eaten, they could harm or kill dogs. According to The Irish Independent, the lumps of solidified oil are believed to […]

Abused and neglected dog saves foster family from fire

An abused and neglected dog has become a real life a hero! The 1-year-old black lab mix went home with a Louisville foster mom Tuesday. By Wednesday, he saved her and her other animals from a fire. When Bacchus arrived at The Arrow Fund in December, he was not in good shape. “Bacchus came to […]

This dog slipping over on ice is all of us on Monday morning

You drag your bum out of bed and venture out into the frostbitten morning, only to fall over on a patch of ice! In a video posted to Youtube, this poor pooch shows us how to fall in style: Watch and learn as the excitable pup bounds towards the camera, only to lose his footing. […]

This man carried his dog for one last walk before he was put to sleep

As George the dog got older, he found it harder to go on walks to his favourite spot in Cave Hill country park, just outside Belfast. When he hit the age of 15 and fell ill, things became even harder. So when his owner, Dave Wright, made the difficult choice to have George put down, […]

Five Foods That Are Toxic For Your Dog

There are certain foods that you should not feed your dog under any circumstance. While individual cases will vary based on breed, weight, and other factors – in general this list of foods applies to all dogs and should be carefully followed to avoid accidents. Foods that are perfectly suitable for human consumption, as well […]