Press Releases

Stay up-to-date with what we have been up to at Canine Partners by browsing through our press releases below.

Assistance dog charity gains support from Veterans’ Foundation

ARMED FORCES charity, the Veterans’ Foundation, has given vital funds to help train more assistance dogs to support former members of the British armed forces. The Edinburgh based national charity has awarded the Veterans’ Lottery grant to Canine Partners, a charity which helps to transform the lives of people living with disabilities in the UK, … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Assistance dog trainer recognised for charity work

A PUPPY trainer from assistance dog charity Canine Partners has received an award recognising her lifetime achievements raising money for charity. Ruth Narracott, 55, was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship by the Rotary Club of Eastbourne for her contribution to charity at a ceremony held at The Langham Hotel, Eastbourne. Ruth, who lives in Eastbourne … read more

Posted 3 years ago

Daredevils preparing for a challenge of a lifetime to raise cash

IT’S not a challenge for the faint-hearted. Towering 165ft above a fast-flowing river, the iconic Forth Rail Bridge is one of Scotland’s best-loved landmarks. And on Sunday October 15 a team of 15 brave volunteers are preparing to scale the 127-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site structure in South Queensferry, Edinburgh to raise cash for Canine … read more

Posted 3 years ago

Cream tea raises thousands for assistance dog charity

TEA was slurped and cake was chomped – raising thousands to help disabled people. Canine Partners’ volunteer Ali Bailey organised a cream tea at her friends’ Amelia and James Tuttiett’s home in Bishops Waltham for more than 70 guests. The event raised more than £7,000 which will help Canine Partners train more amazing dogs that … read more

Posted 3 years ago

Puppies held a special party in a bid to recruit new volunteers

BOUNDING with energy and keen to help – Scotland’s cleverest puppies have been learning everything they need to know to help change lives. They will grow up to become assistance dogs and they will help boost the independence of people with physical disabilities. But last week it was all about letting their fur down and having … read more

Posted 3 years ago

Charity celebrates 10 years of providing Scottish super-dogs

Celebration is in the air as an assistance dog charity marks a decade of changing lives in Scotland. Canine Partners in Scotland was launched in 2007 training Scotland’s cleverest dogs. Since then the charity has transformed more than 40 physically disabled people’s lives by providing them with a specially trained assistance dog. Now the charity … read more

Posted 3 years ago