Press Releases

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

Schoolchildren dig deep to help provide dogs for disabled people

YOUNGSTERS swapped their uniforms for pyjamas to raise hundreds for charity after being inspired by an amazing dog. Children at St Mary’s The Mount Catholic Primary School in Jesson Road, Walsall raised more than £220 for Canine Partners which trains special dogs that transform the lives of disabled people. The students were inspired to help … read more

Posted 4 years ago

Top tips for animals lovers to ensure their pets have a merry Christmas

THE countdown to Christmas has begun. We’ve decked the halls, stocked up on festive goodies and begun opening the windows on our advent calendars as we wait to find out if we’ve been naughty or nice. But as excitement for the big day grows, assistance dog charity Canine Partners is reminding people of seasonal dangers … read more

Posted 4 years ago

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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 years ago