Snowy

17th Jan 2021
Just before Christmas we were asked to help a 4 month old puppy. His family had no choice but to find him a new home and we wanted to help them. Snowy was a nervous little boy so we placed him in one of our experienced foster homes. Snowy settled in and was soon enjoying […]
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Shoal

17th Jan 2021
Shoal arrived to our sanctuary a few months ago. A young Greyhound girl who, like so many others, was now ‘unwanted” by her owner. A sweet natured, fun girl she stole all our hearts with her delightful character. She also caught the eye of Amanda and Dave who, watching our page, were drawn to our […]
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Creek

14th Jan 2021
Found as a stray, Creek arrived as quite a scared boy but thanks to our amazing team he was soon flying around our fields, feeling safe and loved. During his time with us Creek never once complained as every day he would sit quietly and patiently at his door, peering out at us, watching the […]
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Imani

4th Jan 2021
Imani (Have faith) Imani came to us at the start of October. This small 9 year old Lurcher girl had spent her life outdoors, having lots of litters. She arrived as a meek, shy and nervy girl who was shut down and sat in her basket, watching sanctuary life go by. We found it hard […]
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Pepe

1st Jan 2021
Pepe’s rehoming made 2020 a VERY SPECIAL year In September of 2018 we were asked to help a dog in a pound. His owner had passed away and this boy found himself alone. He was obviously scared and confused after having lost the most important person in his life. We were told he had been […]
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Telugu

24th Dec 2020
Home in time for Christmas. We wound things down the last couple of weeks on our rehomings as Christmas approached but we managed to sneak one out Telugu arrived to us 6 weeks ago from Waterford Pound. A young, gentle Lurcher boy. In September we rehomed an older Lurcher girl Evita (now Evie) to a […]
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Pyke

23rd Dec 2020
Home for Christmas. Pyke arrived into our care a couple of months ago after he was surrendered by his new owner. At 3 years old Pyke had already been in two homes that we knew of and we felt it was time for this little man to find the “perfect home” to suit HIS needs. […]
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Crumble

18th Dec 2020
Little Crumble was one of 5 dogs surrendered to us after we expressed concerns about their living conditions to the owner. When they arrived they had no social skills nor lead training. Crumbles is now the third of this little family to have found her ‘Forever Home’. Yesterday a staff member set off to bring […]
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Rosie

6th Dec 2020
Beautiful Rosie left our Cattery yesterday to begin her new life with new best friend Leana and the Freaney family! Rosie was the only girl in a litter of 5 that we affectionately referred to as the Grimms litter. With brother Griffin also leaving to his forever home yesterday we are happy to say all […]
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Jessie

6th Dec 2020
It was an early goodbye yesterday morning as we prepared Jessie to leave Heathlawn. We packed her bags making sure there were lots of her favourite toys in there and waited for her new family to arrive. It has been a difficult few months for Jessie since she arrived to our sanctuary from Offaly Pound. […]
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Derrew

1st Dec 2020
Yesterday Derrew had a meet and greet with a very special family who, having passed their home check, were very excited to meet him. Derrew was delighted with all the attention and love he received from the humans and the extra bonus of a big sister too. So when the Foy Family asked him if […]
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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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