Andrea, Izzy and assistance dog Nikita

September 23, 2020

“Right from day one, Izzy wanted a best friend and Nikita is perfect for her. She’s a beautiful, sensitive soul who helps Izzy in so many ways and we look forward to the future as a team.” Andrea developed congenital cateracts as an infant. Therefore, when her daughter, Izzy, was… Read More

How our Community Dogs help young people

September 10, 2020

Our Community Dogs and their specialist handlers work with people with a range of disabilities and individual needs over a series of goal-oriented sessions designed to improve independence, wellbeing and skills. Our team work with clients of all ages alongside other professionals such as therapists, teachers and social… Read More

Family dogs offering support during lockdown and beyond

September 9, 2020

Our Family Dog service celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and gives advice and support to help families with an autistic child get the most out of their relationship with a pet dog.  It’s well-known that dogs have been a tremendous support to individuals and families during lockdown.  We… Read More

Zoe and assistance dog, Sheila

September 8, 2020

“My condition can make my world quite dark but Sheila brings me brightness. She really is a ‘wonder dog’ and with her help I’m looking forward to a more independent future.” Imagine if, at the age of 16, just before your GCSEs, you were told that the reason your… Read More