From Mongolia to Mobility Dogs with love

    From Mongolia to Mobility Dogs with love

    “There’s not much in life that can compare to the challenges my Dad had thrown at him, and so we decided to challenge ourselves to see how we cope when crazily difficult situations get thrown at us”. Tim Gould explains why he and his wife Tamara chose to sign up to do...
    4 ways that dogs can help us reconnect and make us feel better

    4 ways that dogs can help us reconnect and make us feel better

    Technology makes our lives easier in so many ways. Internet shopping, keeping up with family and friends who are far away, teaching new skills, controlling lights and appliances, heating and even doors at the touch of a screen! While we also know tech brings us some...
    Letter from a prisoner

    Letter from a prisoner

    To Natalie & Corina, I am writing this letter to you to explain how appreciative I am towards you for allowing me the opportunity to be a part of the Mobility Dog training programme. The reasons why I applied for this programme was for a few reasons, one being to...
    Being a puppy raiser can be bittersweet

    Being a puppy raiser can be bittersweet

    As a Mobility Dog puppy raiser, I have often heard the remark: “Oh, I could never do that. I would never be able to give the dog back at the end!” It’s not quite that simple. These dogs become a part of your routine and a part of your family. They go...
    What happens at camp?

    What happens at camp?

    I was partnered with my new Mobility Dog Hank at the recent camp held in March. I was absolutely thrilled to be partnered with him. It felt like it had been a long wait, and there was definitely a high level of excitement and expectation about getting my dog. The...
    Zara the black labrador puppy

    Zara the black labrador puppy

    Black Labrador Zara is nearly 11 months into her Mobility Dog training, so we asked her puppy raiser Greta, how this incredibly clever future life-changer is getting on. How long will you have Zara for? She came to us when she was about 10 or 11 weeks old from...