Our Salvador is such a stunning lurcher cross. Poor boy was dumped on our laneway last week along with Caden. Salvador is around a year old and he is one of the sweetest dogs we’ve encountered. A true gent! Salvador loves other dogs and he really loves cuddles. All he asks for is a nice comfy home and plenty of attention. If you think you can give him all that and more please get in touch with us or just come on up and meet him. He’d love that!
Caden is a simply beautiful terrier cross that was found dumped on the laneway to ASH along with another dog Salvador. Caden’s just a young lady probably about 1 or 2 years old. We have our suspicions that Caden may be expecting a litter of puppies so she can only be booked for now. When the puppies are fully reared she can then be rehomed. Caden is a very sweet lady and she’ll fit quite happily into any new family. If you think you can offer her all the love she deserves please get in touch with us.
Barnaby is very handsome Jack Russell cross that was found straying and thankfully brought to the safety of ASH. Barnaby is 1-2 years old and he’s a very sweet fella. He just loves cuddles and will make a great companion for some lucky person. If you think you can offer him a loving home why not come meet him and get to know him and ask for him especially?
Ben is a very sweet King Charles that was surrendered to ASH as his owners circumstances changed. Ben is 9 and a half years old and is such a sweet fella. All of us here in ASH have already fallen for him. Ben is good with other dogs and he is fully house trained. He’s a gorgeous fella and he really just needs a loving home to call his own. If you think you can offer him just that please get in touch with us.
Meet the ever so beautiful Wendy. Wendy was yet another dog that was carelessly dumped on the laneway to ASH last week. She was so upset and bewildered at being discarded of so cruelly that it took a long time to catch her. The poor girl. Eventually our neighbours daughter Wendy caught her (hence she got her name). Wendy is only about 1-2 years old and is an amazing girl. She’s good with other dogs and just loves people. Wendy will be an amazing pet for some lucky person out there. Just come meet her, take her for a walk and let her do the talking. She won’t disappoint.
This beautiful lady came to us a few months ago and she really broke our hearts. She was totally blind when she arrived in ASH and we just weren’t sure if she’d ever see again but we knew we had to investigate further and do our best for her. So, we brought her to an eye specialist where she underwent surgery to have lenses fitted to both eyes. The operation was a success on one eye where she now has perfect sight - the other eye wasn’t as successful sadly – she does have some sight in it albeit probably a bit blurry. We really hoped that once she had the operation our lovely little lady might come out of her shell and gain a lot more confidence. Sadly this isn’t the case and poor wee Hope is almost as nervous as she always was which is so sad. Hope is ready now go to a new home but we’re really looking out for a one in a million home. Hope has a few issues as she was cruelly treated in the past and is finding it hard to show trust in people again. An adult only home is a must where she will get plenty of love and tlc and is not expected to deal with young children. We know we can find her that perfect home … we have to … she’s counting on us and we just can’t let her down. Hope will require ongoing drops into her eyes but she’s very okay with this – she knows she’ll get a treat once it’s done! Ah bless! Hope is a beautiful lady and we know that given the chance she will learn to trust again. If you think you can give her a chance at a great life please do come and meet her and get to know her. We’d love to introduce you.
Meet Ollie !! Ollie is a gorgeous collie who was brought to ASH a few weeks ago after a kind lady rescued him from a not so happy life. Ollie is nearly 2 years old and up till now he spent his life tied on a chain with little or no interaction. Ollie has been in ASH a few weeks now and yesterday was the first day that one of our volunteers got him out and about for a walk. He was much too afraid up till now ! He strolled very very slowly up the lane, taking the time to stop for a sniff. Ollie is such a gorgeous dog and he’s now at the point where he wants someone to give him a loving forever home. We would prefer to see him go to an adult only home as children would be a little too much for him to handle. Why not come meet him and get to know him for yourself?
Lil is a beautiful yorkie that was surrendered to ASH recently. Lil recently had a litter of puppies. They were all sold and then Lil was given to ASH. She’s a shy little girl that really needs a home where someone is willing to give her all the love and cuddles she so deserves. If you think you can give Lil a new home where she’ll feel safe and loved why not get in touch with us, we’d love to introduce you.
Sophie is a beautiful yorkie that was surrendered to ASH as her owners circumstances changed. Sophie is 3 and a half years old and she’s a beautiful lady. Sophie can be a little shy to start with and is a quiet little lady, for this reason we are looking for an adult only home where she will get plenty of love and cuddles. Sophie is in need of a groom which we promise we’ll do once she’s a little more confident around us here. Why not come meet her and get to know her she won’t disappoint.
Meet the three Noeleen puppies ! These beautiful babies were found tied in a plastic bag recently in Carlow town. They will be coming to ASH soon, once they have had their first shots. They are 10 weeks old and they’re adorable little fellas. We think they’re collie crosses, maybe a bit of lurcher? One things for sure is that they’re cuties and they all need a loving home. There’s three in total two girls and one boy. The brown one and the black one are girls while the brindle is the boy. Like all puppies they need a home where someone is home a lot of the time and is ready and willing to give them all the attention they need. If you think you can give them a loving home please get in touch with us.
Ciara is a beautiful collie that was found straying locally to ASH. Ciara is around 2-3 years old and she is a simply adorable lady. She is good on the lead, good with other dogs and she just loves getting cuddles. Why not come meet her, take her for a walk and get to know her.
Cinnamon is another beautiful little lady that was found straying recently. Cinnamon is 3-4 years old and is a gorgeous lady. She is good on the lead and doesn’t mind other dogs at all. We’re looking for an adult only home or a home with older children for Cinnamon as we get the feeling she hasn’t interacted very much with young children. Cinnamon could make some lucky person very happy so why not come meet her, take her for a walk and get to know her, she won’t disappoint.
Meet Phoebe. Phoebe is a beautiful 5 year old border collie. She’s neutered, microchipped and fully up to date on vaccinations. Phoebe’s owners circumstances changed which means they have no choice but to find her a new home. Phoebe is not in ASH just yet but will be coming to ASH soon. Pheobe is good with other dogs. She would be best suited to a home with no kids as she is a little nervous at times. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to find out more about this lovely lady or arrange to meet her.
Twinkle came to ASH some time ago after she was found straying. She is a terrier cross and she is around 2 years old. Twinkle loves people but she is not great with other animals. So she’s on the lookout for a home where she is the only pet and where there are no small children. Twinkle can be a little dominant so we’re really hoping for a home where someone is willing to work with her and show her that she can’t always rule the roost. Just look at her little cutie face … We really hope someone will come and ask to meet her and offer this little cutie a loving home. All she really wants in life is to be loved and share all the love she can give. Please come and visit her and you’ll see for yourself.
Sebastian is a stunning husky cross. He was dumped in our village and found his way to us. Sebastian is 2-3 years old and is an adorable dog. He is a big boy and he does need some lead training but we know that with a bit of persistence he’ll be great. Sebastian needs a home where he is the only pet as he isn’t great with cats or other dogs. If you think your home fits the bill why not come meet him and get to know him.
Cassius is the brother of Dino (below) and is another little sweetie. He is a Labrador cross and he’ss much smaller than his brother. Cassius is a very friendly guy and we know that given the chance at a new home he’ll shine. Do come and meet him and give him a chance to show you yourself
Dino is a very sweet Labrador cross that is one of a litter of puppies collectively known as the Laois ten. Their mummy was found straying in Laois and was brought in by a very kind family. Within weeks of giving mammy a loving home they realised she had put on a little too much weight and was in fact pregnant ! Can you imagine the surprise they got when ten came along!! We have two here in ASH at the moment Dino and his brother Cassius while there is still five more waiting to come in! Mammy is now neutered and will stay with the family that found her.
Dino is 5 months old and he is much bigger than his brother. He is going to be a striking looking dog and a great family pet. Why not come meet him and get to know him?
Toss is a simply beautiful collie that was surrendered to ASH some time ago. Toss had a rough start in life. He was locked in a shed and got little or no human interaction. He missed out on the crucial early socialisation as a puppy. As a result it’s taken him a long time to trust new people. Toss hasn’t a bad bone in his body ! None of us have ever even heard him growl!! He’s just a little shy when he meets you first. We are looking for a dedicated owner for Toss. Someone who is willing to come meet him in ASH and walk him a number of times, so he can get to know you before he goes to a home. He’s only 3 years old and he has so much love to give. If you think you’ve got what it takes to give Toss a chance in life please get in touch with us we’d so love to introduce you to this lovely fella.
Angel is a gorgeous dog that came to ASH some time ago. She was very nervous when she first arrived. Since then Angel has come along so well and we’re now at a point where we feel it’s time we let her spread her wings and go to a new home. Angel is a very special dog to us so we’re looking for special home for her. Angel is 4-5 years old and is good on the lead, good with other dogs and she now after much encouragement during her time here loves people. We’ve all grown so attached to her that we’ll be heartbroken letting her go but we know it’s best for her. If you think you can give Angel, all the love and care she so deserves why not come meet her and ask for her especially.
Tilly & Charlie
Tilly and Charlie are two stunning dogs that were surrendered to ASH as their owners circumstances changed. Tilly is a dalmation and she is 3 years old. Charlie is a collie cross and he is also 3 years old. They are both beautiful dogs, good on the lead, house trained and good with other dogs. They have plenty of energy so we’re looking for an active family for this gorgeous pair together. If you think you can offer them a loving home please get in touch with us.
Chips & Daisy
Chips and Daisy are two very cute Jack Russells who were surrendered to ASH as their owners circumstances changed. Chips is the black and white one and he is 3 years old. Daisy is a mini Jack Russell and she is 10 months old. We are really hoping for a loving home for these beautiful dogs together as they are very attached and Daisy just adores Chips! If you think you could offer them a loving home together why not come meet them, take them for a walk and get to know them.
Paul is a stunning lurcher boy that was found straying locally to ASH. Paul is 2-3 years old and he is a saluki cross lurcher which means he has lovely fluffy ears ! Paul is good on the lead and good with other dogs. All he wants is someone to love him, and as you can see from the photos he just loves cuddles ! Especially belly rubs. Why not come meet him, take him for a walk and let him do the talking?
Cookie is a very cute boxer cross puppy that was adopted from ash a few months ago but returned as her owners circumstances changed. Cookie is around 5 months old and is a very cute little lady. We just know that given the chance she will make someone very happy
Our lovely Lewis has been with us a while now and through absolutely no fault of his own. Unfortunately so often lurchers are overlooked in this country. If only people could understand just how lovely they are. Lewis is 4-5 years old and we all absolutely adore him. Lewis is so called as he was found on the luas in Dublin ! He is good on the lead and once he gets to know you he loves to give cuddles. He shares his kennel with Dutch another lurcher and the pair get on great. We would absolutely love if someone out there could come forward and offer our special boy a loving home. Surely he deserves that? If you can offer him a loving home please get in touch.
Rissy is a very sweet collie cross puppy that came to ASH along with three of her siblings. Rissy is 4-5 months old and she’s so deserving of a loving home ! If you think you can offer her a loving home please get in touch with us.
Chloe is a very sweet lurcher who was found straying recently and brought to the safety of ASH. Chloe is 12 -18 months old and she’s such a sweet, docile lady. Chloe was in foster care prior to arriving in ASH so we now know she is fully house trained and she is great with other dogs. Chloe doesn’t ask for a whole lot, just for someone to love her eternally and for a nice comfy couch for her to relax on. If you can give this lady just that please come meet her.
Fonzi is a very handsome Pointer/Collie cross who has been waiting so very patiently for loving new home! Fonzi was adopted from Ash 3 years ago however his owners personal circumstances have sadly changed and they made the extremely tough decision to find him a new home. Fonzi loves playing ball, loves going for a jog and can hike for hours. He is very good with other dogs in the dog park and he made his very special place on the “ASH bus” to our sponsored walk earlier this month! He had a fab day out and got on great with his walkers. Fonzi is also fully house trained and is absolutely dying to be in with a chance to meet someone who can offer this lovely fella a new home. He definitely deserves that chance. Please come and visit and ask for him especially. He’d/we’d be thrilled to introduce you to him.
Billy is a very sweet and loving terrier cross that was surrendered to ASH as his owners circumstances changed. Billy is 8 years old and he is such a sweet boy, we all adore him here. He is a little bewildered to find himself in a rescue situation so we would love nothing more if someone could come forward and offer him a loving home. Billy would be best suited to an adult only home, no reflection on him but he would probably find it a bit too much to deal with. If you can offer Billy a nice comfy home why not get in touch with us, we’d love to introduce you.
Lexi is a very sweet Springer/Collie cross that was surrendered to ASH as her owners circumstances changed. Lexi is 2 years old and she is such an adorable girl. She is good with other dogs and good with children although she isn’t so fond of cats ! Lexi is good on the lead and is such an affectionate lady. Lexi needs an active home where she will get plenty of exercise. If you think you can offer her all that and more why not come meet her and get to know her.
These little fellas are three of a litter of puppies called the Laois ten! Their mummy was found straying in Laois and was brought in by a very kind family. Within weeks of giving mammy a loving home they realised she had put on a little too much weight and was in fact pregnant ! Can you imagine the surprise they got when ten came along!! We have 2 here in ASH at the moment while there is still five more waiting to come in! Mammy is now neutered and will stay with the family that found her. The golden puppy is a girl while the other two are boys.
They are four months old and they’re simply adorable. They are very well socialised and will make amazing pets. Their mommy is a lab cross and we can only guess what daddy is ! If you think you can offer one of these babies a loving home we’d love to hear from you.
Charlie is a very cute terrier cross who was surrendered to ASH after his owners circumstances changed. Charlie was a little shy when he first arrived but he has come along so well now. Charlie is 7 years old and he’s such a cute little man. He is good on the lead although he does LOVE to jump in muddy puddles. Charlie would be best suited to an adult only home as he gets a little nervous around children. We know if given the chance Charlie could make some lucky person very happy. Come meet him, take him for a walk and get to know him..
Brandyman is a simply stunning Doberman that was found straying late last year and the people who found him very kindly kept him in the hope of finding his owner but to no avail. Brandyman is microchipped but it is registered to the breeder so we know he is five years old and that his name is Brandyman but no idea of who his real owner is. So Brandyman is now looking for a home of his own. He is a big boy and he’s strong on the lead, so we are looking for an adult only home with no other pets. If you think you can give Brandyman a loving home please get in touch with us.
Ash & Sandy
Ash and Sandy are two divine lurchers that were surrendered to ASH as their owners circumstances changed. Ash is the grey one and she is 4 years old and Sandy is 8 years old. They are amazing dogs and we really want to find them a home together as they just love each others company. We took Ash and Sandy along to our sponsored walk and their walkers fell a little bit in love with them (to say the least). Ash and Sandy walked wonderfully on a loose lead and were so good with all the other dogs around them and they loved a little hug en-route! Both dogs are house trained and are best pals. Please check out a few pics we’ve posted from our sponsored walk with the lovely people who came and wanted to walk them especially. Why not come meet Ash & Sandy for yourself … take them for a walk and we’ll let them do the talking.
** BOOKED ** Cliff is a simply adorable Labrador cross that was surrendered to ASH as he was showing a little too much interest in livestock, this is nothing to worry about once you have a fenced garden (or live nowhere near livestock of course)! Cliff is four years old and he is such an amazing boy. Cliff is good on the lead, good with other dogs, good with cats and good with children. Pretty good we’d say. He is also fully house trained – now pretty good looking and good too!! What isn’t to love? Cliff will make some lucky person an amazing companion. If you think you need this very handsome fella in your life why not come meet him, take him for a walk and get to know him for yourself? We’d love to introduce you
Kipper is a gorgeous little man that was adopted from ASH a few years back. Kipper was brought back to ASH as he snapped at a child. After all these years without children he found it all too much to deal with the one year old grandchild. Kipper is 8 years old and has been such a good dog all his life that we really feel he deserves a chance at another loving home without young kids. He is good on the lead, fully house trained and an all round easy going fella. We’d love to hear from anyone that thinks they could be in a position to offer Kipper a second chance and a loving new home.
Izzy is a very sweet 3 year old Jack russell. She was surrendered to ASH as she was showing signs of a lot of jealousy towards the families new grandchild. Izzy is on the lookout for an adult only home as a result. All she needs is a chance and we know in the right home she’ll shine. Come meet her and get to know her.
The lovely Gina is a very sweet Lab cross that arrived into ASH with a litter of puppies which have since been rehomed. Gina is around 5 months old now and is a simply beautiful little puppy. We would so love to see Gina go to a home of her own. We know she’ll make someone very happy. Why not come meet her and get to know her.
Ziggy arrived in ASH last week and the poor fella was skin and bone. (His story can be read on our News page). He was very down in himself which is always hard to see but we’re happy to say he has since started to perk up a lot. Ziggy is 2-3 years old and he’s a lurcher. Anyone that knows the breed knows just how great Lurchers are. Ziggy will be ready to go to a new home once he’s put on a little weight. Why not come meet him in the meantime, take him for a walk and get to know him a little. He’d love that chance and we’d love to introduce you and let him do all the talkin’.
Teddy is a handsome German Shepherd cross that arrived in ASH recently. Teddy is 1-2 years old and he’s a striking looking fella. Teddy is quite a big fella and he can be a little nervous so we are looking for an adult only home for him. Teddy takes his time to get to know you so if you’re coming to meet him please allow him that little bit of time to relax in your company and you’ll see him shine for sure … please come and ask for his especially. He’d love that!
George & Gilbert
** BOOKED ** George & Gilbert are brothers and all of us here simply adore them! They were surrendered to ASH a few months back as their owners circumstances changed. They are German shepherd/Newfoundland crosses and they are just over a year old. George & Gilbert are big fellas so they will need some training, they are strong on the lead as you’d expect with two big dogs like these beauties but they quickly settle in and really enjoy their walk. George & Gilbert are extremely attached to each other and so we are looking for a home for these two together. If you think you are the right someone who can offer these stunning and adorable boys a loving home together please come meet them and get to know them for yourself. We could think of nothing better than introducing you to this pair!
Harley is a very handsome jack russell cross that came to us recently from a pound where his time was very quickly running out. Harley is 4-5 years old and is a great little fella. He is good on the lead and loves to get out and about. He came along with us on our sponsored walk this month and despite the wet weather (in the pic) he loved spending the time out from the shelter with his walkers. They kicknamed him “Puddles” cause he just loved jumping into most of them on the way – bless him – he’s full of fun and loved his day out! We really hope someone will come up and ask for him especially and hopefully make his little dreams come true!! We’ll get his best collar on – he’d be thrilled to be asked for and meet you!
Meet little Cheeno, he is a simply adorable little bunny that was surrendered to us recently. Cheeno is now four months old and is a sweet little fella. He is very friendly and will make an amazing pet. Cheeno was surrendered to ASH as he was an unwanted gift and the family really didn’t have the lifestyle for a pet so they made the tough decision to find him a new home. All that aside Cheeno is now on the lookout for a loving home. So if you think there is room in your heart and home for Cheeno come meet him and get to know him.
Flash & Hobo
Flash and Hobo were surrendered to ASH as their owners circumstances changed and they were left with no choice but to find a new home for them. Flash and Hobo are collie crosses and are 1 year 11 months old. They are both boys and are very attached to each other. We would absolutely love to find them a home together. These boys are vaccinated and microchipped and will be neutered before leaving us. Flash and Hobo are simply adorable, gentle fellas and they want nothing more than a home to call their own where they will be spoilt and get all the love and attention they deserve. Come meet our boys, take them for a walk and let them do the talking.
Nemo is a very handsome collie cross. He hasn’t had the easiest life up to now so we are really hoping someone out there can give him the loving home and comfy bed he so deserves. Nemo is good on the lead and he loves people. Nemo will make a great pet, come meet our boy, take him for a walk and let him do the talking.
Stanley is a stunning German Shepherd, Husky cross. He was adopted from ASH recently but was brought back as he got a little over excited and snapped at a child while they were playing. Stanley isn’t an aggressive dog in any way whatsoever but we think an adult only home would be best suited for him. Stanley is good on the lead. He is 2-3 years old and now all he needs is a home to call his own. If you can offer Stanley the loving home he so deserves please get in touch with us.
Jackson is a handsome collie x he is about 2 years old and was surrendered to ASH recently. Jackson is a big guy with bundles of energy so we are looking for an active family to meet his needs. Jackson is good on the lead and really loves to get out and about. If you can offer this handsome fella a loving home please get in touch with us.
Peter arrived into ASH over a year ago. He was born on a farm and received very little if any human contact. When he arrived in ASH he had a thick chain around his neck. We can only assume he spent his days tied up on that very chain. He couldn’t walk on the lead and was reluctant to allow us to touch him. Since then Peter has completely transformed thanks to a lot of work with our volunteers and with Mark in particular. Peter is now good on the lead and is happy to get out for a walk. Peter is best pals with Patch Springer (see pic). Peter takes a while to get to know you but once he does he loves getting cuddles. We are hoping for an adult only home for Peter as he can be a little nervous around children. If you can offer this poor boy all the love and attention he needs please get in touch with us.
Our lovely Sushi is yet another dog who was just dumped here!! Who knows what her situation was but she hasn’t taken a single step wrong since she has been in ASH. Sushi is a Staffie and is such a fantastic dog. She is a young adult and is so very sweet. She’s good on the lead and as soon as you take her out she’s keen to give and receive cuddles. Sushi is a favourite among many of the volunteers and we just know she will make someone out there very happy … given the chance. Sushi never asks for much and we really home the right person will come forward and give her a second chance. If you think that might be you, please get in touch with us – give her that chance and come and meet her in person! Anyone who meets this little lady will be sure to love her!
Prancer is an adorable female Jack Russell Terrier. She is so nice natured, we are all very fond of her here. She was found straying in Dublin and was thankfully brought to the safety of ASH. Prancer is 2-3 years old and she is full of life and fun. When she first gets out for a walk she is so excited, it’s so cute to see her jumping around. She very soon settles down and is more than content to stroll along happily on the lead.
Prancer was called after Santa’s reindeers because she came in at Christmas. We had hoped that someone would come take her home sooner but she doesn’t mind waiting for the right person. Prancer really deserves the chance at a happy new life. Please give us a call, arrange a visit and we can introduce you. Prancer has so much love to give and can’t wait for a very special visit by someone who might ask for her especially.
George is a lovely Japanese Spitz cross. He was surrendered to ASH because he snapped at a child. He is very confused finding himself in ASH and is probably used to a much finer life. He can be a little shy at first but is fine once he gets out and about. He is good on the lead and just loves to get out for a walk. Due to his history it would be better for everyone involved if George went to an adult only home. He’s hoping for a second chance at life and we are really hoping we can find that for him. Please come and meet George.
Tiffany, Lewis & Dutch
Tiffany (left) is a lovely lurcher girl. She came into ash two years ago when she was just a puppy when she was found straying and handed in. She is two and a half years old. She is a really stunning dog and has a really sleek coat. She is really affectionate and so deserves her chance. She gives amazing cuddles.
Lewis (middle) is another lurcher that has been in ash for two and a half years. He’s a lovely fella. He is such a handsome lurcher, and is good on the lead. He is now 4 years old. He is quite a timid chap with such a nice nature.
Dutch (right) shares his kennel with Lewis and they are the best of buds. They love going for their walk together. He has been in ash a while now and is two years old but still looks just like a puppy. Dutch was handed into a vet who then got in touch with ash.
Tiffany, Lewis and Dutch deserve to shine and a visit from someone special. Each of them are hoping for that chance to show someone out there just how lovely they are. Please get in touch if you’d like to visit either Tiffany, Lewis or Dutch.
Newton has been in ASH for a little too long. He is full of the joys of spring but has matured a lot now and is learning new things every day. He is a great fella and deserves a chance at a new home and most definitely a visit with someone who is willing to let Newton do the “talking”. Please get in touch to find out a little more about Newton or come and meet him.
Martha & Guinness
Martha and Guinness are two older dogs that came in together from Kildare. They are about 10 and 12 years old. Martha is the younger. Both are such lovely dogs that is just a shame they don’t have a bed next to the fire which they can share and enjoy with their owner. We would like to keep them together, it will be better for all concerned, especially for Martha and Guinness. Please do come and ask for them if you’re considering rescue and might consider an awl pair like these guys! We’d love to hear from you!