Pilot scheme to see how dogs can help aid patients’ rehabilitation

April 20, 2017

Patients at the National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC) at Stoke Mandeville Hospital are set to benefit from a pioneering new scheme which will see dogs used to aid their rehabilitation. Stoke Mandeville Dogs for Good project Therapy Dog Danny, handler Iris Smolkovic, occupational therapist Alicia Hing, patient Charlotte Simcock … Read More

Joel’s Appeal inspires £32,000 in donations

April 5, 2017

A fantastic £32,000 (including £20,000 from an anonymous donor) has been donated to Dogs for Good by people inspired by Joel and Caddie’s story. Joel with his autism assistance dog Caddie and puppy in training Pasco Joel (13), who has autism, and his dog Caddie stole the nation’s heart … Read More

School Dog team graduates

March 30, 2017

Congratulations to handler Claire and School Dog Patience who graduate as a qualified team on Friday (31st March). Claire and Patience work with students at Stocklake Park School, a special educational needs school based in Aylesbury. The team are part of Dogs for Good’s community dog service helping contribute to … Read More

Joel and Caddie – A guardian angel who stole our hearts

March 15, 2017

An autism assistance dog trained by Dogs for Good has hit the headlines this week after a bid to be recognised as the Crufts ‘Friend for Life’, an award that looks to find the nation’s top hero dog. Joel, who has autism, captured the hearts of millions when he described … Read More