How an autism assistance dog helped one mum back to work

March 28, 2017

Balancing work and the needs of your children is a constant juggle, familiar to any parent, but if your child has special needs the additional care and stress add an extra dimension of pressure that often results in having to make difficult choices in order to give the family the support they need. Read More

Celebrating a Marvellous Mum!

March 24, 2017

Mums will get some well-deserved appreciation on Mother’s Day (Sunday 26 March). Here at Dogs for Good we’re celebrating a smashing mum we think deserves some extra recognition Meet Lisa, who describes herself as a full-time mum and carer, part-time mechanic and comedian! Lisa is mum to her two… Read More

10 ways dogs are helping autistic people

March 23, 2017

Many autistic children and adults have a special bond with dogs. Through our experience of training dogs for autistic children we’ve seen the amazing difference dogs can make. Research from the University of Lincoln found that autistic children experience fewer meltdowns in the presence of a pet dog… Read More

Celebrating our special dog mums this Mother’s Day

March 23, 2017

This Mother’s Day we’re celebrating our wonderful dog mums, and the fantastic volunteers who care for them. 62 puppies from our small but growing breeding scheme started on their journey to become life-changing dogs last year. Roma has had two litters of puppies for the charity and lives with Cathy and… Read More

Introducing Kong toys to your puppy or dog

March 21, 2017

Kong toys are a great for keeping your puppy or dog occupied and entertained, helping them to settle, or building up positive associations with situations e.g. travelling in the back of the car. At home Kong toys are a great way for your puppy or dog to “work” for their… Read More