Ensuring the welfare and wellbeing of dogs in schools is vital

March 26, 2019

Dogs for Good welcomes the recent comments from Secretary of State for Education, Rt. Hon Damien Hinds about the benefits of dogs in schools. However, we are are keen to stress how vital it is to ensure the welfare and wellbeing of each dog working in an educational setting. Read More

10 ways dogs make a difference to people with autism

March 25, 2019

This World Autism Awareness Week we’re celebrating 10 ways dogs make a difference to people with autism. We help families with autistic children benefit from a well trained dog through our Family Dog Workshops, train autism assistance dogs for children and help autistic adults to achieve goals and increase confidence through… Read More

My assistance dog has made me happy again

March 22, 2019

Assistance dog Rory gives Lisa far more than practical help; “He’s my big best friend. He’s given me my happiness back and I’m starting to recognise myself again.” Getting out and about with Rory has helped Lisa to become fitter and healthier, and she’s made some firm friends. Invisible disability At the age of… Read More

How dogs can help children with physical disabilities

March 15, 2019

Just like any ten year old, Elliot is determined to be more independent as he grows older. However Elliot has physical disabilities and has already faced more challenges in his young life than many will in a life-time. Elliott needs a wheelchair to get around, and requires help from… Read More

Joint community dog scheme with Bracknell Forest Council wins award

March 13, 2019

Our ground-breaking new community dog scheme with Bracknell Forest Council won the bronze award in the iESE Public Sector Transformation awards on the 7 March. The pioneering service, which provides an innovative way of supporting residents with a range of needs to increase their independence and… Read More