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MADRA rescued eight per cent of all dogs transferred to rescue groups from Irish pounds last year

Local dog rescue group MADRA saved 474 dogs from pounds in 2014 - representing eight per cent of all dogs transferred to rescue organisations across the country.

Councillors supportive of helping MADRA reduce the number of dogs being put down in the city

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An appeal by Galway based dog rescue and adoption group MADRA for €10,000 in funding from Galway City Council has got a positive reaction from councillors. The local authority is also to investigate the possibility of giving further financial aid to the organisation in the years ahead.

Isn’t it time we stopped killing dogs?

See the picture with this article? It shows about 50 dogs. Not rabid strays. Not unkempt mongrels. All of these dogs in this photo were rescued by MADRA from being “put to sleep” in April alone. In Galway. That’s just one month. If you look at the picture again and double it, what you will see is the approximate number of dogs that are put to sleep in our city pound each year. Funded by ourselves. A sad indictment that so many animals abandoned through no fault of their own have to be killed, no matter how humanely the process is described or how Disneyified the ‘put to sleep” scenario sounds. Bottom line is Fido doesn’t wake up.

One thousand paws needed for prom walk in aid of MADRA

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World-famous musician Sharon Shannon is calling on dog owners to sign up to take part in the MADRA Dogathon event which will take place on Sunday, May 17, from the Claddagh Hall in Galway city at 1pm.

Have a mocha for the mutts at MADRA coffee morning

Local dog rescue charity MADRA will be hosting a coffee morning this Friday, March 27, from 10am to 11.30am at Poppyseed Café on Eglinton Street.

A dog can be just for Christmas — foster a MADRA dog this festive season

In normal circumstances, the old adage that a pet is not just for Christmas applies, but that is about to change in the west.

Flood of stray and unwanted dogs forces MADRA to shut for a month

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Galway dog rescue charity MADRA has been forced to close its doors for the month of November as the number of stray and unwanted dogs in county Galway reaches an all-time high.

Dog adoption day at GMIT this weekend

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The Sports Hall at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) on the Dublin Road will provide the venue for the MADRA dog adoption day this Saturday, October 4, from 12 – 4pm.

Dogs and pups looking for new homes at MADRA Dog Adoption Day

A dog adoption day will take place at Trusty Pet Pals dog day care centre in Briarhill Business Park on Saturday, April 12, from 12 to 4pm.

Dogs and pups looking for new homes at MADRA Dog Adoption Day

A dog adoption day will take place at Trusty Pet Pals dog day care centre in Briarhill Business Park on Saturday, January 25 , from 12 to 4 pm.

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