The Murphy Pack - Canine Leisure Centre
The Murphy Pack - Canine Leisure Centre

Special Needs Services

The Murphy Pack - Canine Leisure Centre is priviledged to have 2 Pets as Therapy dogs as part of the family who have lots of experience of working with children and adults with special needs and disabilities. Spot & Ted will welcome a visit from those with special needs and all they ask is that you make a donation directly to the Pets As Therapy Charity via paypal (and a belly rub!) .


Spot and Ted have grown up around mobility and medical equipment and are used to wheelchairs, powerchairs and walkers which other dogs could be frightened of.  They are trained in the skills needed for working with children with autism for example they are comfortable and relaxed with the rough handling and loud noises and arm flapping.


For those with communication difficulties we find our Read to Dogs storytime is well recieved in the special needs schools and groups they visit and they'd be happy to have a Story with your child.


A One to one Pets As Therapy session where your child can play and interact and handle on of our trained therapy dogs with the supervision of their licenced handler is also available.


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The Murphy Pack

Canine Leisure Centre

65B Derryhirk Rd



Co Tyrone

N. Ireland

BT71 6NH


Grooming Studio opening September 2017!!

Our business hours

Monday - Friday07:30 - 18:30
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
We are open for Doggy Day Care and Play Sessions mon to Friday 7.30am to 6.30pm. We open by appointment for private evening sessions. We have 3 Social & Play sessions on Saturdays. Places for which are booked in advance.

Free Car parking in clean concrete yard.


Our premises are fitted with Live Web Cams so you can log in and see whats happening from your mobile device or computer. Download the Sricam App and get today's login info when you drop off your dog.

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