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

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