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!

Abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower: Lorraine’s fundraising story

Abseiling down the Spinnaker Tower: Lorraine’s fundraising story 65-year-old Lorraine, who lives in Fareham, abseiled 100m down the Spinnaker Tower to raise vital funds for Canine Partners. This is her story: “It all started when we tragically lost our beloved eldest son, Michael, to a spinal injury. While Michael was fighting for his life in hospital, … read more

Posted 6 months ago in the A big thank you, Challenges, Community Fundraising, Events, Volunteers and fundraisers categories

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

Vital volunteers

This vital role supports the smooth running and timely capture of information for our volunteer registration process and day-to-day operations. The main duties include making phone calls, sending emails and capturing information, which helps support Canine Partners to continue creating amazing partnerships.   Alongside our home-based administrative volunteers, we have a growing team of Reception volunteers … read more

Posted 8 months ago in the A big thank you category