Today on The Pat Kenny Show we're celebrating Intenrational Dog Day.
Newstalk reporter Aideen Finnegan speaks to pet-owners about the difference dogs make to their lives.
Breffni O'Dwyer (pictured) tells us about her office dog Sadie.
Brenda Rickard of Irish Therapy Dogs tells us about a canine who comforted an elderly woman in her dying moments.
Journalist Teena Gates speaks about her German Shepherd, Google, who helps her father who's suffering from dementia.