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Donate to Dog A.I.D. this Christmas and your generous gift will support more partnerships like Brian and Lily. Brian suffered life-changing spinal injuries whilst serving his community in the emergency services. With support from Dog A.I.D., he was able to train his devoted pet cockerpoo, Lily, to become his Assistance Dog. Brian describes Lily as his "lifeline". Your much needed support will enable more physically Disabled people to live a more independent life with the help of an Assistance Dog.
Assistance Dogs increase confidence & resilience, and decrease social isolation & reliance on friends and family members - as well as provide help with daily tasks that most of us take for granted. Here's a short video made by client Ruth Spurr at one of our training weekends - in it, our clients tell you what Dog A.I.D. means to them. Your generosity, and our wonderful team of voluntary trainers, enables us to do this … please help us to do more for people with disabilities throughout the UK …
Dog A.I.D. (Assistance in Disability) assists physically disabled people by helping them train their own pet dogs to provide assistance with day-to-day tasks and in some circumstances providing life-saving interventions
Every week there is £25,000 up for grabs for the lucky winners of our Lucky Paws Lottery Weekly Draw (run by Unity Lotteries on our behalf). And remember, win or lose, you’ll be making a real difference to those people who receive our life-changing training.
How it works
It costs just £1 per week to play – and you can join here:
Read about some of the people involved. Training takes up to two years with both dog and owner receiving specialist education from our network of trainers and attain fully qualified Assistance Dog status through a number of stages.
By supporting us you are helping us to make a life-changing difference to the lives of people with life-limiting disabilities, so thank you
We have over 90 approved volunteer trainers based throughout the UK and we always need more!
We recruit professional dog trainers who are able to show a history of practical experience backed by theory based knowledge.
All travelling expenses are paid and a mentoring system is available. We offer CPD opportunities through our subsidised workshops 2 – 4 times per year.
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