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...
    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...
    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...