Their fundraising efforts have been put on hold due to the pandemic.
An animal rescue organisation in the midlands is appealing for emergency donations to help with a €20,000 vet bill.
Cara Rescue Dogs have accrued the charge over the last three months getting treatment for around 100 dogs in their care.
Their fundraising efforts have come to a standstill during the covid-19 crisis.
Sinéad is a volunteer with the group, she says their regular fees are between €12,000 and €15,000 per month: