Blog

Our blog is the place to find out what’s happening at Canine Partners!

We’ll keep you up to date with everything from our heart-warming partnership stories, to top tips from our Dog Welfare team.

You can also find out who’s been supporting us and see how our volunteers help out. Maybe you could feature here soon? Email news@caninepartners.org.uk if you’ve got a story to share!

Meet Rebecca and Gregg

My name is Rebecca, I’m 27 years old and I have Cerebral Palsy. I’m a full time wheelchair user and my disability affects the use of all of my limbs, which means I need a high level of personal care with day-to-day tasks. My attitude is that my disability is part of me and I’m … read more

Posted 2 years ago in the Impact series, Our partnerships categories

Meet Emma and Barty

My name is Emma and I’m 26 years old. I have several conditions which affect my everyday life, including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Postural Tachycardia Syndrome and Anderson-Tawil Syndrome (ATS). EDS affects my joints and my skin. I can bruise and cut easily and my joints dislocate easily, too. ATS affects my muscles, which in … read more

Posted 2 years ago in the Impact series category

Meet Aimee and Jordan

My name is Aimee and I have Cerebral Palsy. It affects my mobility in my legs and the right side of body. I was born 11 weeks early at 29 weeks, weighing a tiny 2.11 lbs. My disability is mainly physical but my life became very isolated and lonely. I went to college but found … read more

Posted 2 years ago in the Impact series, Our partnerships categories

Meet Fiona and Verlin

Fiona Airey was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome in 2010. Fiona, who is a primary school teacher, saw her confidence diminished by the vulnerable position that her condition put her in. Fiona, who lives in Essex, said: “By 2001 I had started my career in teaching and I was very nervous about walking around school … read more

Posted 2 years ago in the Impact series, Our partnerships categories