This is a trust that I support, I was at a Country Fair where this Canine for Disabled Dogs where showing people what they where trained to do

Canine Partners was founded in 1990, thanks to Anne Conway (Assistance Dogs enthusiast and dog welfare campaigner) and Liz Ormerod (well-known vet and Animal Assisted Therapy expert) , who had spent several years researching Assistance Dog programmes worldwide during the late 1980’s. Canine Partners was based on the model of The SOHO Foundation of Holland, an established assistance dogs programme.
Anne and Liz were joined by Nicky Pendleton who, as an Occupational Therapist, brought expertise in the field of disability, and by Roger Jefcoate CBE who became our Vice President and sponsored the training of the first three dogs, Alex, Angus and Alfred, in 1994.

The Charity rented various Hampshire-based premises over the years. It wasn’t until 2003 that we began to operate from a Training Centre of our own, in Heyshott, West Sussex. A former polo yard and farm with various outbuildings, the Heyshott site had potential for conversion to specialist facilities. Dogs were trained while building-work progressed and the Centre was officially opened in 2005 by our Patron, HRH the Duke of Gloucester. Our facilities lead the way in accessibility for disabled people.

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  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkeover 2 years ago

    These are such great dogs. My mom had a hearing dog for many years. She helped my mom to know if someone was at the door or if the phone was ringing. :o) Wonderful collage.

  • Thank you Bunny, they are worth their weigh in gold

    – Elaine123

  • aussiedi
    aussiediover 2 years ago

    well put together Elaine

  • Thank you so much :)

    – Elaine123

  • AngieBanta
    AngieBantaover 2 years ago

    wow! What a smart dog!! This is a wonderful subject…Excellent work Elaine~

  • thank you Angie, all in a good Cause

    – Elaine123

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