Becky Bristow

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The pandemic has seen “puppy inflation” with puppies going for between four and five times their pre-lockdown value in the spring and early summer.

Ireland’s largest dog charity has warned the public against the illegal purchase of puppies. The Dogs Trust “Sold a Pup” campaign is highlighting new(...)

Two-year-old dachshund Frank, surrendered to Dogs Trust by a family who bought him for €1,300 believing him to be three months old. Photograph: Fran Veale

Ireland’s largest dog charity has warned the public about paying over the odds for puppies during the lockdown. The Covid-19 pandemic has seen huge i(...)

 Nurse Annie Mathews with her nine-year-old Schnauzer Lily after Dogs Trust announced an initiative to help front-line workers. Photograph: Fran Veale

On the walls of the long central block in the Dogs Trust in Finglas are the words which have become so famous they have been copyrighted: “A dog is no(...)

Twelve-week old collie crosses Heidi and Hugo in the puppy wing at Dogs Trust in Finglas, Dublin. The charity has suspended all adoptions from today until January 4th. Photograph: Fran Veale

The largest dog welfare charity in Ireland has paused canine adoptions until next year in order to discourage well-meaning but ill-prepared people fro(...)