Press Releases

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

A one in a hundred puppy

SHE’S a one-in-a-hundred puppy that will spend her life helping others. Celebration was in the air at the Canine Partners puppy training centre in Bedford as they mark their 10th anniversary and welcomed their 100th puppy. Little Pixie was born in September to Faith, a Canine Partner brood bitch that was also trained at the … read more

Posted 1 year ago

Leicestershire’s smartest to go head to head to help transform lives

BRAIN boxes will put their knowledge to the test as a bumper charity quiz comes to Leicestershire. Canine Partners is hosting a quiz night at its state-of-the-art Midlands Training Centre in Osgathorpe where it trains some of the country’s cleverest dogs. The amazing assistance dogs learn how to carry out a range of everyday tasks … read more

Posted 1 year ago

Stitchers, painters and makers are challenged to make something special

ART lovers are at the ready to stitch, paint and glue for charity. Canine Partners’ Textile Art Challenge is back – and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever. The event was launched last year, by Olive Rowell, who was part of the team of embroiderers who helped create the Duchess … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Daredevils are preparing for a challenge of a lifetime to raise cash for charity

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 9 a team of 10 brave volunteers are preparing to scale the 126-year-old UNESCO World Heritage Site structure to raise cash for Canine Partners. The funds will … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Wokingham councillor goes to new heights for charity

A COUNCIL education boss is going where no Wokingham councillor has been before when she throws herself from one of Britain’s best loved landmarks. Wokingham’s education and children’s social care executive member Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor will travel more than 400 miles to Scotland to abseil down the 165ft tall Forth Rail Bridge in a … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Get on your bike and transform a life for Canine Partners

Cyclists are gearing up to raise hundreds of pounds for charity. Dozens of people will pedal through some of the south’s most spectacular countryside in support of Canine Partners, which provides specially trained assistance dogs for people with disabilities. The Pedal for Paws cycling challenge will see cyclists of all abilities and backgrounds take on … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Rebecca takes on tough 250km desert running race in aid of Canine Partners

Determined Rebecca Drackley is taking on the toughest footrace on earth by running 250km across the Sahara desert to raise money for assistance dog charity Canine Partners. Rebecca, 37, from Leicester, but now living in Birmingham, started taking on the Marathon des Sables 2016 race in southern Morocco on Friday 8 April along with around … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Help transform lives by joining Canine Partners vintage cream tea

Enjoy a vintage afternoon cream tea and optional glass bubbly at Canine Partners Midlands Centre at 3pm on Saturday 16 April. All money raised from the event will help Canine Partners to train more assistance dogs and transform the lives of people with disabilities, including wounded servicemen and women. Canine Partners trains assistance dogs to … read more

Posted 2 years ago

Textile Art Challenge raises more than £2,000 for Canine Partners

Assistance dog charity Canine Partners has raised more than £2,000 from their Textile Art Challenge which celebrated 25 years of transforming lives. Art-lovers were able to purchase creative pieces at The Angel Inn in Midhurst during the four day exhibition which took place between 18-21 February.  The hotel was very generous in hosting the event … read more

Posted 2 years ago