Should we hug our dogs?

April 29, 2016

In a recent blog we explored the findings of a recent study into hugging dogs. The research was carried out by Dr Stanley Coren, a canine expert and professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia. His conclusion told us that we shouldn’t hug our dogs because they’ll feel… Read More

How to fight a confidence crisis with the love of a working dog

April 29, 2016

Demi Shakespeare has a BSc in Counselling Psychology, is a prolific fundraiser, and loves her dog. Oh, and she uses a wheelchair. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy at a young age, Demi uses a wheelchair to overcome movement and coordination difficulties caused by the condition. She finds the chair makes her… Read More

Do dogs like to be hugged?

April 29, 2016

A recent study has told us that we shouldn’t hug our dogs because they’ll feel stressed.  For many of us our relationship with our dogs means that they feel an integral part of the family, we play with them, stroke them and yes, sometimes we do cuddle them … many… Read More

Elanco supports charity Dogs for Good

April 20, 2016

Elanco Animal Health has chosen Dogs for Good as its long-term charity partner to support the company’s corporate vision of ‘food and companionship enriching lives’. Elanco is donating £15,000 to the inspirational charity to support the training of three dogs and the Elanco team will raise additional funds through activities… Read More

Charity Marathon Runners – Top Fundraising Tips

April 18, 2016

I’ve got to raise how much money to run this marathon?!  I have to admit I panicked at first,  thinking I was going to have to sell a kidney as I would never be able to organise anything to make any money, but as it happens this is the part… Read More