Essentials of Puppy Socialisation

January 28, 2016

Good socialisation will help any pup to have the best start in life, the more positive experiences the puppy has from the start, the more accepting he will be of new and different environments and situations as he grows up. Read More

Five reasons to do a skydive

January 26, 2016

Dave Skinner took part in our 2015 skydive. So, what made him jump out of a plane at 13,000 feet? To realise a long held ambition – I’ve always wanted to do a skydive and had never got around to it To challenge myself – nothing compares to free falling… Read More

Reflections on responsible dog ownership

January 21, 2016

Peter Gorbing attended a Public Policy Exchange Conference on 21 January 2016 as a key speaker on Dangerous Dogs and Responsible Pet Ownership.  ‘Sadly, we’ll all be very aware of the tragic stories that make front page news every year when someone is badly hurt or even fatally injured by… Read More

Dogs are reading our emotions

January 13, 2016

Iris Smolkovic is Dogs for Good’s Development Officer, she is experienced in practicing animal assistance intervention techniques and is part of our Community Dog team. Here she explores the importance of dogs being able to read emotions in light of new research.  We all believe dogs are human’s best… Read More

A special thank you to our volunteers

January 11, 2016

Every child needs a friend, for some autistic children this is not as simple as it sounds. The dog that provides this to our son was the little puppy that you took into your home all those months ago. The puppy you loved, supported and trained with such care has become the dog that has made so much difference to our child, me as a parent - the entire family. Read More