Category Archives: Success Stories

Just some of the success stories from AHAR

Beauty Adopted

Two weeks prior to this photo Beauty had been booked in to be slaughtered. Everyone had given up on her, nobody wanted to buy her little life at the horse fairs so there was only thing for her - the meat man would buy her. But thanks to Jenni Colthurst for ringing us to help […]

Cooper Adopts His Family!

Cooper re-homed with her new family, the Horgans from Tralee. They adore her. Thanks to Anne Marie, Colm, Aodhan, Dunnacha and Eabha-May. This from Anne Marie – "Thanks to AHAR for our lovely Cooper, we are mad about her especially Eabha-May! She’s got the floppiest ears and the longest legs!! Hope we have many years […]

Blake is One Happy Dog at Finding his Forever Home!

This is Blake going home with his new ‘parents’, Brian and Yvette Priestley. It was love at first sight when they saw him on our AHAR Facebook page. Brian kindly updated us shortly afterwards – "He's good as gold and making himself right at home! We feel very lucky to have such a handsome, sweet-natured, […]

Blue Saved from the Meat Factory

And re-homed with a fun-filled family!

Poor little Blue, a gorgeous pony, was destined for the meat factory until we rescued him and then found him a wonderful home with Dave Crowley and his family (Danny, Bridanne, Annalee, TJ and Denise). With so many kids to look after him, Blue has found the perfect home where he will have all the […]

Buddy Finds His Forever Home

...a long way from Kerry!

Last week we put up an appeal from a lovely lady called Polly who was trying to re-home a gorgeous JRT called Buddy who had taken up residence on her doorstep after clearly coming from a difficult background. Polly couldn’t keep him as she already had a houseful of her own dogs but very kindly […]

Hammy Has A Forever Home!

Hammy, the beautiful black flat-haired retriever, pictured here on the left, has found his forever home with the lovely Sarah O'Neill. Sarah has always been a great supporter of AHAR, helping out in lots of ways, and she kindly offered to foster Hammy after he was recovering from an operation. Well he has fitted in […]

A Passion for Life

Beating the odds to live while a nation fell in love with her!

This video is dedicated to Passion our little warhorse who beat all the odds.

Passion was left to die. Emaciated, and dying of malnutrition. Seven hours we spent on her rescue mission to get her to safety. This amazing little horse faught day and night to live.

A team of volunteers from AHAR spent […]

Our Lovely Lil

This is Lil Harrington, Suzanne’s adopted/stolen mum of twenty years, who is one of AHAR’s greatest supporters. When she read our post looking for a home for Boots, an ex-Cavan pound dog, she dropped everything and drove from Cork to adopt him! Lil lives in a stunning home with loads of land next to a […]

May and June (Daughter and Mother!) Adopted

Back in May, this beautiful mare and her filly foal were rescued by AHAR from death row in a horse pound. Shortly afterwards, John Kissane, Suzanne’s friend of 20 years and one of AHAR’s best foster homes, saw them on Facebook and fell in love with them but he didn't believe in his wildest dreams […]

Kerri Waves Goodbye

This is Kerri waving goodbye to her buddies at AHAR as she goes home with her new Mum Jean Rowan, a wonderful lady and fantastic supporter of AHAR. We had originally named her Honey but Jean had to change her name because her husband was too embarrassed o shoud out ‘Here Honey” when out on […]