RSVP Magazine

Little boy and dog with the same rare skin condition become best friends

  A little boy who lives with a rare skin condition has made a new friend in a dog with the same disorder after an anonymous donation brought the pair together. Eight-year-old Carter Blanchard from Arkansas, USA, flew to Oregon to meet a black Labrador named Rowdy, who also lives with vitiligo. Carter and his […]

Charity rescues 55 animals from dog meat farm in South Korea

Over 50 dogs have been rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea, where the animals were kept in conditions akin to a “dungeon”, a charity has said. The Humane Society International rescued 55 dogs from the South Korean farm, flying them to America where they have been sent to emergency shelters, 46 of which have […]

This dog got the cutest nickname by the Gardai when he was ‘arrested’

Huskey Dog currently in Tallaght Garda Station looking to be reunited with his owner. Contact 01-6666000 Pls RT — Garda Info (@gardainfo) March 17, 2017 On St. Patrick’s day Gardai ‘arrested’ this little husky and he was given the cutest nickname. Seeing as the day that was in it, the Gardai decided to nickname […]

Two Dogs Protect Tiny Endangered Penguins From Being Killed

There’s a small island (uninhabited by humans) off the coast of Australia, where a pair of sheepdogs guard tiny penguins, who used to be in serious danger. The penguins were being wiped out by foxes, and very nearly became extinct. But in 2006, trained Maremma sheep dogs were brought to the tiny island to help […]

PAWS FOR THOUGHT: with Aoibhín Garrihy

This month former Fair City star and Dancing with the Stars contestant Aoibhín Garrihy chats to RSVP’s Susan Knox about her two cheeky French Mastiff dogs, Rubie and Reggie, and their weird habit of licking the couch! First of all, where did the two gorgeous names come from? Well, Rubie came first and that was […]

K-9 Angels are battling to help stray dogs in Romania, whose realities are heartbreaking

K-9 Angels, a charity group, are battling to help stray dogs in Romania whose realities are absolutely heartbreaking. We’ve all had our laughs at the hyperactive Jack Russell at this years ‘Crufts’ but according to co-founder of K-9 Angels, the reality for most dogs, is much more heartbreaking. “We have just had Crufts where hundreds of beautiful […]


Love dogs? Love blogs? Then you really should check out these 5 blogs we have gone and found, just for you! These blogs cover everything from nutritional information for your pooch, to tips on how to keep them fit and happy, and everything inbetween.   1. Puppy Leaks Puppy Leaks is a blog where dog […]

Husky puppy talks like a baby!

This is quite possibly the cutest thing that we have EVER seen. This husky puppy is so eager to explain something to its owner that it literally starts to talk! Looking at another dog in the room, the puppy begins its high-pitched yapping sounds like a baby. It looks at its owner and ‘talks’ more while […]

Puppy Found Alone in Car Almost Overdosed on Heroin

  Lucky was sick and in distress when police officers found him. They’d been called to arrest two men who were switching price tags at a store in Texas, and when they arrived at the scene, they also went over to check the suspects’ car. That’s where they discovered heroin — and a tiny puppy, […]

SHOCKING STATISTICS: Over 17,000 animal cruelty cases reported in just ONE year

Shocking numbers have been released showing that over 17,000 animal cruety cases were reported in just one year alone. Within that number, 38 prosecutions are currently being pursued by the Department of Agriculture. Last year, over 1,100 reports of animal cruelty cases were recieved by the Department of Agriculture, which runs a dedicated helpline. A […]

Dog Owners Can Take Paid Puppy Leave at This Company

  This company is offering paid ‘puppy leave’ for new dog owners Owning a new dog is very much like being a full-time parent. It’s not just puppies who can be a handful – resettling rescue dogs and older animals can be time-consuming and stressful too. Which is why one company is giving new dog owners […]

Watch: Jack Russell loses the run of himself in Crufts – and it’s GAS!

This made our Monday a lot brighter! The world’s largest dog show took place over the weekend and dog lovers were completely glued to it. Olly the Jack Russell made up for his lack of skill in the Agility section of Crufts with buckets of enthusiasm, and its guaranteed to put a smile on your face. The […]

Ireland’s Next Top Madra Visits Dog Friendly Cafe ‘Pupp’

http:// When we heard about ‘Pupp’, the dog friendly cafe, we were immediately excited. A combination of two of our most favourite things – dogs and brunch – what more could you want? We got our staff dog Pedro ready, and headed off to Clanbrassil Street. For the sake of people eating, there are a […]

Foods your dog can and cannot eat

Knowing what you can and can’t feed your dog can be tricky. So we’ve put together a list of things your dog can eat, should eat rarely, and should never eat. Things your dog can eat: Peanut butter Bananas Pears Carrots Meat & fish Rice Lettuce Things your dog should eat in moderation: Apples Potatoes […]