Celebrating Perfect Partners

February 14, 2017

Ken and assistance dog Piper are the latest Dogs for Good ‘Perfect Partners’ in Nottinghamshire. After a tragic accident in 1997 falling from a ladder, Ken became a Quadriplegic at C6 level, paralysed from his upper chest down. But in 2006 assistance dog Petra arrived and worked indefatigably with Ken,… Read More

Puppy power: 5 minutes with puppy coordinator Abbie

February 10, 2017

Working with dogs would be in the top 10 best jobs for many of us, so how about spending your working day surrounded by puppies? That’s a normal day for a Puppy Coordinator. Puppy Coordinator Abbie supports our volunteer puppy socialisers, helping them care for our learner pups through the first stage… Read More

Dogs help improve our health

February 1, 2017

“Look after our dogs and we’ll reap the rewards both socially and economically” says Dogs for Good Chief executive, Peter Gorbing. Speaking at the ‘Understanding the Value of Our Pets’ policy roundtable discussion in London yesterday, Peter Gorbing suggested that we have not reached the peak of understanding of how… Read More