Shock after severely neglected dog found in Fermanagh

THE Fermanagh community was shocked and saddened after Bright Eyes Animal Sanctuary revealed the ‘totally heartbreaking’ and harrowing pictures of a dog which has been severely neglected in the county. The Ballinamallard-based organisation recently launched an online fundraiser to support the ‘around the clock care’ and medical costs to nurse the neglected dog, named ‘Ollie’, […]

COLUMN: Feeding the birds

Standing at the living room window on Saturday morning, Anna and I watched the Blue Tit flit in and out of the bird box on the tree. It moved almost too quickly for the eye to follow, parachuting to the ground and then surging up again, as if checking the distance of the fall. We […]

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 […]