Success Stories

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

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 earlier this year. A few weeks ago 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, he was...

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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 last March 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....

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Meg – abandoned with pups

Meg – abandoned with pups
Meg was found in a field in January 2017 along with her eight puppies. They had been abandoned and left to die by a callous owner. Sadly one of the puppies died that first night but thankfully the remaining pups survived and Meg and her puppies came into the care of KWWSPCA. Meg with her...

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Rusty – from Kildare Pound

Rusty – from Kildare Pound
Rusty was found as a stray in January 2018 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...

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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 in 2015, 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...

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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. Learn more »

Send Us Your Success Stories

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