How Iggy helped me love shopping again

October 20, 2015

Now Karen is partnered with assistance dog Iggy, a simple trip to the shops has been transformed. “Before I was blessed with the arrival of my assistance dog, Iggy, shopping was difficult; so much so that I stopped going out unless it was really necessary. When I wanted… Read More

Becoming Dogs for Good – message from our Chief Executive

October 15, 2015

Today (15th October 2015) we become Dogs for Good. This is the start of a new chapter for the charity, which I am looking forward to with great anticipation and excitement. It builds on our strong foundation and history as Dogs for the Disabled. We’re extremely proud… Read More

Insights from our founder’s family

October 14, 2015

Christopher Newns, brother of Frances Hay, our founder, has played an active role in the development of the new brand, as a member of the Brand Steering Group. As we enter this new phase of the charity’s development, we asked Christopher to give us some insight into Frances’ ambitions for… Read More

Using Animal Assisted Intervention

October 13, 2015

Using Animal Assisted Intervention we can help people facing real challenges experience the benefits of dogs in a therapeutic and meaningful way.  Animal Assisted Intervention (AAI) is the… Read More

Superhero Sox: the magic continues

October 13, 2015

Sox arrived in 2013 when Toby (then eight), who’s badly affected by autism, was highly anxious, self-harming and even talked about ending his own life. In just two weeks Sox transformed the atmosphere in the house and Toby said, ‘I just feel better now Sox is here’. Read More