RSVP Magazine

PAWS FOR THOUGHT: Holly Carpenter and her Chihuahua pup Juno

Dogs can be quite demanding and require a lot of attention from their owners and nobody understands this better than model and TV personality, Holly Carpenter. She admits little Juno can be a bit of a “princess” just like her, but the twinkle in her eye means that she can never give out to the […]

This Is The Cutest Dog In The World According To Instagram

Could this be the cutest dog in the world? One little teacup pup is causing a buzz on social media with people obsessing over its cuteness. Photographs of the white puppy show the minuscule canine wearing a tiny baby pink ‘warmie’, or dog jumper, with gold embroidery on the back and a sparkly black bow […]

Top Tips For Caring For A New Puppy

Congratulations, you’re a proud new dog owner, and your little bundle of joy is ridiculously cute! Now comes the hard part: learning how to care for a puppy. Feeding a newborn puppy Just like with human babies, the mother’s milk contains everything that the newborn needs to survive and grow for the first four weeks. […]

National charity, AADI, welcomes eight new pups following first breeding programme

On July 11th, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI) announces the success of its new breeding programme, following the birth of the national charity’s first litter of puppies.  The eight Golden Retriever/Labrador cross pups are part of a programme initiated two years ago to tackle the five-year waiting list for children with autism who need a […]

How long can you leave a dog at home alone for?

      As much as we’d love to spend 24 hours a day with our four legged friends, sometimes it just isn’t possible – but how long is it ok to leave a dog home alone for? Each dog is different, but the recommended maximum amount of time to leave your dog alone is […]

10 Pups Rescued At Dublin Port

10 dogs have been seized at Dublin Port today. Customs found them after officers stopped two men getting off a ferry from Holyhead, according to the DSPCA. The Irish men in their 50s had no passports for the animals. The pups have had veterinary care at the DSPCA and are not available for rehoming at present. […]

This Dog About To Be Adopted Refused To Leave Without Her Best Friend

This dog was about to be adopted but she refused to leave without her best friend. And now, seven years on, they’re still inseparable. Lucy and Sully ended up at the shelter around the same time, and as soon as they met, they became inseparable, according to The Dodo. However, someone saw Lucy’s photo online […]

This guys service dog got his very own photo in the yearbook

This guys service dog got his very own photo in the yearbook- and it is the most adorable thing you’ll see! Our hearts can’t cope with this. 16-year-old Andrew Schalk has Type 1 diabetes and Alpha helps alert him when his blood sugar is getting too low or high. Students at Virginia high school must have […]

Daughter Trolls Mother By Replacing Family Photos With Pictures Of Their Dog

A daughter has brilliantly trolled her mother by replacing all their family pictures with photos of their dog in different costumes. We love this so much! Marissa Hooper of Waxahachie, Texas wanted to check if her parents would notice that she’d swapped the portraits around the house for similar looking ones of the dog. So the 21 year old […]

Coast guard rescues dogs in difficulty in Dublin

A coast guard saved two dogs who got into difficulty during the good weather. The two pooches got into difficulty on Tuesday the 20th of June, but luckily the coast guard was there to help. One of the dogs got into difficulty after swimming into the shipping lane off Dollymount. While Marley, a 3 year old […]

Here’s some signs of heatstroke in dogs that will help you save your pooch

Here’s some of the signs of heatstroke in dogs that will help you save your pooch. Antiques Roadshow star Katherine Higgins was left totally devastated after her two dogs passed away during the heatwave. The antiques expert, 50, is believed to have taken the labradors – called Monty and Daisy – for a walk with her […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT: With Nanci Creedon, dog behaviour consultant and ambassador with Pettura

Nanci Creedon is the only certified dog behaviour consultant in the Republic of Ireland and ambassador with Pettura, a new range of veterinarian-formulated dietary supplements specifically tailored to dogs’ nutritional needs. It‘s safe to say there isn’t much about our canine companions that Nanci doesn’t know. We caught up with the life-long dog lover, who […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT: With Thalia Heffernan

Dublin model and Dancing with the Stars contestant Thalia Heffernan and her leggy lurcher Len are like two peas in a pod. Together, they are very affectionate, incredibly lazy and ridiculously clumsy. Here, she tells us about their cosy chats and cuddles, the long beach walks and why Len reminds her of David Bowie! Hi […]

This dog just loves to skateboard, but it doesn’t go as planned

This dog, Victor (we are loving the name), loves to skateboard, but unfortunately for him it doesn’t seem to go to plan. Victor is famed for his skateboarding ability, and when he was presented with a skateboard he couldn’t contain his excitement at the thought of testing it out. Victor goes off well with a push, […]