How a gift of £4.69 could make a difference

July 22, 2019

Last year, Dogs for Good received over 5,000 enquiries from people who wanted to know if they could benefit from an assistance dog. Sadly, demand is so high that we can only support a small number of those people. It costs just £4.69 a day to support the costs… Read More

Smart technology program to help assistance dogs

April 11, 2019

Since 2013, Dogs for Good has been in collaboration with The Open University on a research program using smart technology to help assistance dogs. Run by the OUs Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI) Laboratory, the ‘Technology for Dogs with Important Jobs’ research programme addresses real-life challenges faced by working… Read More

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

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

Thank you for voting for Milli and assistance dog Emma

March 10, 2019

We’re all hugely proud of Milli and Emma for taking part in the Kennel Club ‘Friends for Life’ competition this year. Despite not winning outright, they’re definitely winners to us all at Dogs for Good and being finalists in such a popular and hotly-contested category is a huge achievement. Read More