What's Happening

We’re always busy with events at the Blue Cross, and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved whether its by attending one of our Bark in the Park events, helping as a volunteer, or supporting one of our appeals.

Events & Appeals

Pet Tips for Stormy Weather

As storms become a more regular occurrence at this time …

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Sep 27

Microchipping Roadshow! Get Your Pet Microchipped!

We are delighted to announce that we will partner with …

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Sep 8

The Irish Blue Cross temporarily suspends taking on new clients

The Irish Blue Cross has had to take the difficult …

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Aug 1

Vaccinating Your Pet – FAQ’s

We vaccinate our pets to help them fight infectious diseases …

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Jul 11

The Importance of Neutering Your Pet – FAQ’s

What is neutering your pet? Neutering your pet means surgically …

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Jun 29


On your marks, get set… Bark!

Our last Bark In The Park™ event takes place on Saturday, 14th of October in Ardgillan Castle! Register now and join us for a sponsored dog walk and family fun …

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Sep 16

Leaving a Legacy to The Irish Blue Cross

Your gift will support our work into the future, allowing your legacy and love for pets to live on. You may have heard the term ‘legacy giving’ or ‘bequest’ but …

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Apr 24

Easter Appeal – How We Saved Sparkles

Sparkles is adorable. But her circumstances certainly weren’t. This lovely puppy was found alone, whimpering, and left for dead in an alley. Her face was bloody and swollen. She was …

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Mar 13

Help Thousands of Sick & Injured Animals Like Fudge

We saved Fudge just in time. More pets like him will need your support. When Fudge came to our Inchicore clinic he was in deep trouble. He had diarrhoea. He …

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Dec 16

Lungworm – FAQ’s

It’s at this time of the year, when we get more rainy conditions, that our pets are more at danger of contracting Lungworm. How does my dog get lungworm? Dogs …

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Sep 19

Join our Team for the Women’s Mini Marathon!

Entries for the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon are open! Every year we help thousands of sick and injured animals through our network of 10 Mobile Clinics across Dublin, and our …

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May 3

Please be kind to our front line heroes.

We understand that these are unprecedented times that we are living in, and that a lot of us are tired, stressed, or anxious. Our front line workers have been on …

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Mar 14

Bark for Blue Cross

For the second year running, we have had to cancel our flagship annual fundraising events – our series of ‘Bark in the Park’ sponsored walks. So we need your help …

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Jul 16 - Jul 31

Around The World for The Irish Blue Cross!

Summer is usually a busy time for fundraising for The Irish Blue Cross, with our flagship “Bark in the Park” fundraising events. Unfortunately, much like last year, these events cannot …

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May 21 - Jun 22

Easter Raffle Appeal – Help us help patients like Coco

This is Coco, a five-year-old Staffie, and a much-loved family pet. Coco came to see our team at the Inchicore Clinic. She had a large tumour on the left side …

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Mar 12

Dognapping & Responsible Pet Ownership

Our head of veterinary services, Úna O’Toole, appeared on RTÉ radio’s Drivetime to discuss the huge increase in the demand of our services during COVID-19, as well as the importance …

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Feb 2

Rascals Brewing Supports The Irish Blue Cross

For every webshop order in January Rascals Brewing are donating €1 to The Irish Blue Cross.  Our friends in Rascals Brewing are generously supporting The Irish Blue Cross this January, …

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Jan 1 - Feb 4

The Irish Blue Cross Statement on Covid 19

    The Irish Blue Cross Statement Covid 19 The Irish Blue Cross services remain operational across our 10 mobile clinic locations, and our main clinic in Inchicore. We will …

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Mar 12