Puppies for Palestine appeal


Springador puppies are for sale in Derrylin with all proceeds going to UNICEF for medical aid in Palestine. Ray McManus came up with the idea after seeing the coverage of the devastation on television. “Every time you turned on the TV there was hospitals closing down and they were running short of medical supplies. “I seen […]


Council to lead investigation into fatal dog poisoning


THE Council’s Animal Welfare department is set to lead an ‘investigation’ into the suspicious circumstances where a dog was killed in a fatal poisoning incident in Brookeborough. In last week’s issue, the Herald spoke to Fermanagh couple Ethen and Emma Armstrong who were left devastated after their much loved dog ‘Bono’ died after ingesting rat poison at […]


Couple shattered after pet dog dies from poisoning


A FERMANAGH couple has been left ‘terrified’ after one of their pet Labradors died and another was left fighting for its life after they appeared to ingest rat poison at their home. In mid-December, couple Ethen and Emma Armstrong moved to a new house in Brookeborough, with their much-loved dogs, ‘Bono’ and ‘Shadow’. Just three weeks in […]


Fluffy new addition to St Kevin’s College staff


ST KEVIN’S College Lisnaskea welcomes Pluto, a new therapy dog! St Kevin’s College Lisnaskea has announced it’s latest furry addition to the staff – Pluto, a bushy-tailed black labradoodle specially trained thanks to Assistance Dogs NI. Pluto will serve as a therapy dog to help students with their mental, physical, social, and emotional functioning. Therapy Dogs, such as […]


Harriers keep up annual tradition


THE FERMANAGH Harriers kept up with tradition again this year with its annual Boxing Day hunt. Setting off at 12 noon on Tuesday, St Stephen’s Day, the scores of riders of all ages, with hounds in tow, gathered in Enniskillen town centre and made their way through the town and out the Lough Shore Road. To […]


Dog warning after alleged sheep worrying incident


ARNEY man, Alexis Maguire, has spoken out urging dog owners to be mindful of the whereabouts  of their pets. The plea comes after Mr Maguire claims he intervened while a dog was ‘worrying’ a ewe and two lambs.  Speaking about the incident he explained, “On Friday night (July 19) I noticed a ewe and two […]


Happy ending for pup Obie after being ‘thrown from van’


A three month old pup, who was found abandoned at the side of the road in Enniskillen after reportedly being thrown from a van, is to be given a second chance in a new home. The Jack Russell named ‘Obie’ was found terrified and abandoned at the side of the road in Enniskillen earlier this […]


Could you give this loveable dog a home?


Could you give this loveable dog a home? The dog, now named Millie, was found last week in the Cavanaleck area of Enniskillen and is now looking to be placed with a loving family. The dog is described as a black terrier and is very friendly, and it is expected that she was previously a […]