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 Wren and Darcey

My name is Wren and I’m partnered with seven-year-old Golden Retriever, Darcey – I’m 31 years old and I live in Hampshire. Since I was a child, I’ve struggled with health problems, but I didn’t become disabled until later in life. In 2012, I had a bout of glandular fever. Following on from that I … read more

Posted 6 months ago in the Our partnerships category

Stephen’s story

Stephen Brookes, 44   In 2008, my world changed dramatically when a motorbike accident left me with a life-changing spinal cord injury. I am paralysed from the shoulders down, which means that I need to use a wheelchair full-time and require 24-hour care.   I had served in the Royal Navy for 15 years, a life that … read more

Posted 7 months ago in the Our partnerships category

Meet James and Spud

James, 81, was partnered with canine partner Spud in June 2018. This is his story.  My name is James and I have Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy. My disability affects my limbs, with no movement below the ankle and very limited dexterity in my hands. I get very tired and suffer with pain in my joints.  … read more

Posted 7 months ago in the Our partnerships category