Success Stories

Here are just a few of the success stories of KWWSPCA animals who have gone on to find their furever homes.

Clark

Clark
This little Yorkshire terrier, who has been named Clark as he is a real Superdog, was spotted at the side of a road by one of our volunteers. He is believed to be about 14 -15 years old. His hair was so badly matted that he had lost the use of his back legs.  All...

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Thomas

Thomas
Despite his looks, Thomas is a now a very happy domestic cat, enjoying a very comfortable home life. When he came into our care, it was assumed that he was a feral cat, he had obviously been living rough and fending for himself as best he could. He had been in a good few fights....

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Dustin

Dustin
Dustin came into the care of the KWWSPCA recently after being attacked by a seagull. Only for the quick response of some students from St Conleth’s Community College in Newbridge, he may not be alive today. He had lacerations to his head and quite a few feathers and part of his tail were missing. He...

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Gerry

Gerry
Gerry came into the care of the KWWSPCA when he was just three weeks old and had to be hand-fed for quite a while until he was strong enough and old enough to feed for himself. He was a fighter and stole everyone’s hearts, especially the family who fostered him and looked after him until...

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Shelly

Shelly
Shelly was a very young cat, not much more than a kitten herself, who came into the care of the KWWSPCA when heavily pregnant. As all our foster homes were full, she was cared for at our Animal Shelter until she produced her lovely litter of kittens. When the kittens were a few days old,...

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Lucas

Lucas
The amazing Lucas, who had been surrendered to Ashton Pound, came into our care recently, only to be immediately adopted by a very kind man called Billy, even though Lucas was almost blind at the time. Lucas now has no vision but is absolutely adored. Billy got a lead for him that says ‘Blind Dog’...

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GUNNER IS GOING TO HAVE A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS IN HIS NEW HOME

GUNNER IS GOING TO HAVE A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS IN HIS NEW HOME
We thought you would like an update on Gunner, the elderly labrador who found himself surrendered to a Dog Pound by his previous owners a couple of weeks ago. We think Gunner is about 16 years old and the KWWSPCA took him into its care as soon as it was told he was in the...

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Smartie – found thanks to his microchip and a good samaritan

Smartie – found thanks to his microchip and a good samaritan
Smartie was one of our older rescue terriers who was rehomed to a very loving family. A little while later, while out for a walk, he slipped his harness to chase a fox and disappeared. His owners were distraught and went everywhere to look for him but without success. Luckily for Smartie and his family,...

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Lars – almost deaf and only partially sighted

Lars – almost deaf and only partially sighted
When Lars first came into the care of the KWWSPCA from the Pound, he was a very sorry sight. He was an older dog who had been found as a stray. He was almost deaf and only partially sighted – so maybe that was why he had been abandoned and left to fend for himself....

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Paddy/Patrick – adopted by his foster family

Paddy/Patrick – adopted by his foster family
Paddy just after his surgery Paddy was found in Maynooth by a jogger and came into the care of the KWWSPCA. He is a lurcher and about 2 years old. He had a very nasty open fracture in one of his front legs and he was emaciated, dehydrated, exhausted and in great pain. He was...

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Rusty – from Kildare Pound

Rusty – from Kildare Pound
Rusty was found as a stray in North Kildare in very cold weather. Although he was hungry, he was very friendly and in good condition so we were sure an owner would come forward for him. Unfortunately he was not microchipped. His details were published on the KWWSPCA Facebook page and shared throughout the country...

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Transformations after neglect

Transformations after neglect
All of the volunteers at KWWSPCA have witnessed some awful cases of neglect and cruelty towards animals. Helping those animals to recover and go on to live happy lives in their new homes is what makes it all worth while. Some of our most amazing transformations Braveheart Braveheart was found close to death in North...

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Kim – surrendered to KWWSPCA

Kim – surrendered to KWWSPCA
Kim - when she was surrendered The KWWSPCA was called to a house in Kildare some time ago by neighbours who were worried about a small female dog that was being neglected. She was kept out in a very small part of a back garden and although being fed and given water and had a...

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Ben & Jerry – strays

Ben & Jerry – strays
Ben & Jerry Ben and Jerry were two very loveable rascals who came into the care of the KWWSPCA, having been found living rough in bogland in North Kildare. They had survived by catching and eating rabbits and other small mammals but were healthy and, if anything, a little overweight. They were two male terriers...

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Rehoming dogs to Sweden

In 2017 we started working with a charity in Sweden called Hundar Utam Hem and by the end of 2017 we had rehomed 31 dogs to families in Sweden. In 2020, 34 dogs were rehomed to Sweden.Learn more »

Send Us Your Success Stories

If you adopted a KWWSPCA dog or cat please send us an update and photos and we will share your success story! Email kwwspca@gmail.com