Sam & Venn: Phoenix Pharmacy’s dream team

    Sam & Venn: Phoenix Pharmacy’s dream team

    Venn, the five-year-old black labrador, works hard at Phoenix Pharmacy 2001, not only as team morale provider but as a service and mobility dog for his owner, Sam Burton. Sam is a pharmacist at Phoenix and takes Venn to work with him every day. Sam has Lambert-Eaton...
    Denny the Companion Dog

    Denny the Companion Dog

    Kieran is 23 years old and is on the spectrum. He also has an undiagnosed condition where he collapses out of the blue which he has been under medical care for since he was 17. Kieran’s mum Rochelle explains how they found out about Mobility Dogs and what it means to...
    Puppy Raising Dalton

    Puppy Raising Dalton

    Andrea is a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Otago. Andrea and her partner Richard are the proud parents of Tesla, a 6 year old golden retriever, and they have just spent the last 12 months puppy raising Mobility pup Dalton. This is their...
    Did you know there are rules for greeting a Mobility Dog?

    Did you know there are rules for greeting a Mobility Dog?

    When we are walking down the street or in the mall and we see a gorgeous dog often all we want to do is stop and say hello. In fact, sometimes it feels like greeting a dog and sneaking a pat is hard wired and we just can’t help ourselves. But, in the case of...
    Corrections NZ and the Puppies in Prison Programme

    Corrections NZ and the Puppies in Prison Programme

    A post from Corrections NZ Facebook page May 2021: Please give a warm, tail-wagging welcome to our Mobility Dogs pups, Fletcher, Cedric and Harper! The pups recently arrived for their advanced Mobility Dog training at the self-care unit at Auckland Region Women’s...
    Therapy Dog Blake 

    Therapy Dog Blake 

    We started puppy raising as a family in 2016. One of my daughters, Elena was keen on dog training and we thought it would work really well with our homeschooling. The skills and experience she has gained have been great and we have loved being involved with Mobility...