Our assistance dogs are trained to meet the needs of individuals with even the most complex physical disabilities.... read more
What we do
Canine Partners is a registered charity that transforms the lives of people with physical disabilities by partnering them with assistance dogs. Our amazing dogs bring a greater independence and quality of life to their partners, offering security, companionship, and practical help with everyday household tasks. These life-changing dogs also provide psychological and social benefits including increased independence, confidence, social interaction and self-esteem.
We receive no government funding and rely solely on donations from the public and legacies to help us continue our life-transforming work.
Canine partners are carefully matched to the applicants' needs and lifestyle, no matter how challenging. They are trained to help with every... read more
Our canine partners undertake a specialist two-year training programme, which begins from selection at seven to eight weeks old. They spend... read more
From our blog…
In 2011 Lauren was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a degenerative condition affecting the immune system. Devastated at losing her mobility and independence, Lauren’s determination to rebuild her life became possible when she met canine partner Fliss.… read more
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