Celebrating Perfect Partners

February 14, 2017

Ken and assistance dog Piper are the latest Dogs for Good ‘Perfect Partners’ in Nottinghamshire. After a tragic accident in 1997 falling from a ladder, Ken became a Quadriplegic at C6 level, paralysed from his upper chest down. But in 2006 assistance dog Petra arrived and worked indefatigably with Ken, … Read More

Dogs help improve our health

February 1, 2017

“Look after our dogs and we’ll reap the rewards both socially and economically” says Dogs for Good Chief executive, Peter Gorbing. Speaking at the ‘Understanding the Value of Our Pets’ policy roundtable discussion in London yesterday, Peter Gorbing suggested that we have not reached the peak of understanding of how … Read More

Dogs for Good assistance dog team nominated for Friends for Life

January 25, 2017

Crufts 2017 Hero Dogs Revealed 13 year old Joel and his autism assistance dog Caddie trained by Dogs for Good have reached the finals of Crufts Eukanuba Friends for Life competition. Before Joel, who lives in Cornwall, was partnered with Caddie he could not leave the house, speak to … Read More