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Ireland Dogs receive blessing at annual carol service in Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral

06:50  11 december  2019
06:50  11 december  2019 Source:   dublinlive.ie

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Christ Church Cathedral , more formally The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, is the cathedral of the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough and the cathedral of the ecclesiastical province of the

Annual blessing of the dogs service supporting PEATA the Irish therapy dogs association, at Christchurch Cathedral Dublin , 6 Jan 2011 (postponed from Dec due to snow!). The dogs join in the carol singing

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Dogs and their owners during the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. © Gareth Chaney/Collins Dogs and their owners during the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin.

God will be watching over our dogs this Christmas - after a special blessing in  Dublin ’s Christ Church Cathedral on Tuesday.

Canine carollers gathered for the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service.

From St Bernards to tiny terriers - dogs of all breeds and sizes, their owners and people who benefit from Peata’s dog service were on their best behaviour for the service.

Peata is a voluntary organisation which provides a pet therapy service to caring institutions.

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Christ Church Cathedral is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland which is a constituent member of the world wide Anglican Communion. Tracing its origins to 1493 with the founding of the choir school, the cathedral choir has always been highly regarded in Dublin ' s musical life and took part in the first

A CROWD of canine carollers gathered at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin today for the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service . From St Bernards to tiny terriers - dogs of all breeds and sizes, their owners and people who benefit from Peata' s dog service were on their best behaviour for the

Its visiting scheme involves approved volunteers and their dogs who generally pay weekly visits.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Dogs and their owners during the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. © Gareth Chaney/Collins Dogs and their owners during the annual Peata Therapy Dog Carol Service at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin.

Peata, which introduced a medically supported service to Ireland in 1996, says pets have been shown to benefit people’s health and well-being - particularly for people staying in nursing homes, hospitals and hospices.

The Dean of Christ Church, the Very Reverend Dermot Dunne, invited the dogs and their owners up to the altar where he asked God to watch over them all and gave them a special blessing.

Orla Kerbie from Bettystown in Co Meath, came along with her two rescue dogs who serve as therapy dogs in hospitals and hospices.

“Lyla is a Lurcher and the loud one is a terrier cross called Dave. We’re firm believers in rescue dogs. Particularly at this time of year; adopt don’t shop,” she said.

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