Lace

28th Nov 2020
In early November we received a call from a kind young lady who had found a cold, terrified dog. No collar. No chip. We agreed to take her and Lace arrived at Heathlawn. Despite us posting Lace nobody came forward to claim her. At first Lace was so afraid she hid away and didn’t really […]
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Zep

24th Nov 2020
Zep waved his goodbyes to us at Heathlawn over the weekend as he headed off to his forever home with new mum and dad, Lanna and Eduardo. Zep will slowly be introduced to all the exciting and wonderful things life as a family pet has to offer. Thank you Lanna and Eduardo for opening up […]
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Drake

21st Nov 2020
It was Drakes turn to pack his bags and wave goodbye to his Heathlawn family. Drake was surrendered into our care last month. He is the happiest of boys and one who liked to be busy and involved in most things Today he met his new Mum and Dad, Laoise and Alex, and after a […]
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Spyro

21st Nov 2020
Spyro arrived into a garden in October, cold, hungry and scared. Thankfully he picked the right garden and was quickly taken in, fed and given a warm bed for the night. That decision by that caring family changed Spyros life for ever. A simple act but one not everybody is willing to make. With our […]
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Dough

16th Nov 2020
Dough came to us with her mum and 4 siblings at the start of October. Dough and her sister Crumble were from one litter, Choux and Puff were from a litter the year after while Cookie was the mother of them all. Whilst Cookie was fine, her children Dough, Crumble, Choux and Puff had obviously […]
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Eskimo

16th Nov 2020
Our beautiful girl Eskimo didn’t waste any time bagging herself a whole bunch of admirers once we had completed her assessment and she has now packed her bags and headed off to beautiful Wicklow with her new parents, John and Clare. Eskimo was found running erratically through traffic in a busy town by one of […]
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Ponder and Muse

13th Nov 2020
In July we received calls about two foxhounds that were straying but then the trail went cold. One turned up in a ladies garden and she was secured and came to Heathlawn. We named her Muse. A few days later we received a photo of the second foxhound but by now she was many miles […]
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Gatsby

10th Nov 2020
Our young Malinois x Lurcher boy has found himself his forever sofa in the mountains of Donegal. A boy we rescued from a garden where he was chained to a trailer with no shelter and a life of boredom. He is now living the dream as he hikes the mountain trails on his doorstep with […]
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Haddock

7th Nov 2020
First of all we would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to everybody who so very kindly donated to our FB post for our Greyhounds who arrived to us with broken legs/hocks, all which required extensive surgery and rehabilitation. Your generosity in these difficult times filled us with love, hope and definitely put a […]
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Hugh and Humphrey

6th Nov 2020
These two handsome chaps came into our care a few weeks ago along with a very feral friend “Hero” after they were all discovered fending for themselves in a vacated property. The property owner got in touch when he noticed the cats had been left behind by the previous tenants. Hugh and Humphrey were only […]
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Cookie

3rd Nov 2020
A little older girl, Cookie, came into our care a month ago after we were called to a property where she was living with 4 other dogs, (all are Cookies pups from two separate litters). It was decided between our team and their owner that it was in all the dogs best interests if they […]
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Mario

27th Oct 2020
Handsome Heartbreaker Mario left our Cattery last week with his new best friend Eva! The Kinsella family weren’t long updating us on his progress. After a few minutes it took for him to find his feet, an ever curious Mario decided priority number one was to find out where the best spot to get the […]
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Ferret

27th Oct 2020
Ferret arrived to us as a very scared little girl off the streets of Ballinasloe where she had been straying. It took a little while but soon her cheeky and fun character emerged. With so many offers of a home coming in picking just one wasn’t easy but as soon as Siobhan, Alan and their […]
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Poulet

21st Oct 2020
From an abandoned stray to an adored family pet Poulet was caught by our team at the start of October after we received a call about a dog running scared in and out of traffic near our sanctuary. Poulet had a heavy blue rope knotted around his neck, a huge flea infestation and an air […]
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Neeson

15th Oct 2020
Neeson came to us after a concerned member of the public contacted us to let us know that he had no shelter, no matter the weather, and was often left tied up for days on end. We managed to trace Neeson back to his original owner who had imported Neeson from France as a puppy […]
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Cyber

11th Oct 2020
Cyber was abandoned at the end of July, left chained overnight to the gates of Claddagh Swan Rescue. We sent one of our team out straight away and what she found was one very confused and scared GSD x boy. It took a little while for Cyber to settle at our sanctuary and for him […]
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Cancun

9th Oct 2020
A few weeks ago Cancun was found wandering the streets in the same area as our previous pups Cuba and Cairo and we believe Cancun to be their litter sibling. Obviously somebody tired of “their pup” and left her on the streets. Despite many posts on different pages in the area, nobody came forward to […]
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Lola

9th Oct 2020
Lola was surrendered into our care after we visited her owner to voice our concern about Lola’s living conditions and care. A sweet and extremely loving collie girl who had once been well looked after and obviously loved until life and circumstances got in the way. By surrendering her the owner did the right thing […]
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TikTok

5th Oct 2020
On Saturday we had another cause to celebrate as our beautiful Greyhound Girl TikTok packed her bags and headed off to start her new life in Co Mayo with new mum Heather and Lurcher brother Darragh, adopted from Mayo SPCA some years ago. It is lovely to be able to share a Greyhound Rehoming Story […]
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Wispa, Kitkat, Moro

30th Sep 2020
Like any good selection of chocolate it’s very difficult to pick just one. So when it came time for kittens Moro, Kitkat and Wispa to find forever homes their foster family just couldn’t choose which to adopt. Having had all 3 in their care for socialisation, the idea was always to find which best suited […]
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