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Stan Dickson and Lochy

Stan Dickson and Lochy

“My best mate Lochy is the best thing that has ever happened to me” Masterton 16-year old Stanley Dickson, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, talks about what it is like having a mobility service dog. It’s easy to see why dogs are often referred to as man’s best...

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David & Emmett’s Story

David & Emmett’s Story

“Emmett is like one of my children, he’s my fourth son. It’s a privilege. I’d probably put up with this… I’d ask for this, just to be a part of his life.” David had owned his retail pharmacy in Parnell for 30 years when one day he got a pneumococcal septicaemic...

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Gail & Coda’s Story

Gail & Coda’s Story

“It is amazing how much better you can feel about yourself when you are supported. It is even more wonderful when you are given the gift of independence. And that is exactly what my dog has done for me.” Gail’s journey with Mobility Dogs began in 2007 when she was...

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