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Support Dogs name Thrifty Car and Van Rental as corporate fundraiser of the year

Charity Support Dogs has named Thrifty Car and Van Rental as its corporate fundraisers of the year. Thrifty donated £1 to Support Dogs with every online booking received. In addition they have sponsored autism assistance dog Thor, plus the charity’s in-house magazine and events. The company has also promoted Support Dogs’

No more “ruff” rides for Baby driver!

Disability assistance dog Baby couldn’t wait to test drive Support Dogs’ new car, generously donated by Burrows’ Business Centre in Barnsley. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of several canines trained by the Sheffield-based charity Support Dogs, enabling their owners to lead safer, more independent lives. The charity relies entirely on

Support Dogs honours voliunteers and fundraisers

Pictured are The Irwin Mitchell team, corporate fundraiser of the year, with Megan Giglia, far left, and Wendy Martin, client volunteer of the year and Oscar, centre.   Sheffield charity Support Dogs has honoured volunteers and fundraisers at its annual awards and graduation ceremony.  The ceremony marks the successful completion of almost two years of

Foster carers needed for Support Dogs

National charity Support Dogs is seeking more "stay at home" foster carers to look after its dogs.  The foster carers are needed to care for the dogs temporarily prior to them attending the charity’s training base in central Sheffield.  Newly appointed volunteer co-ordinator Gillian Rigby said: “Our stay at home foster carers

Laura joins Support Dogs

Laura Baker has joined Support Dogs as fundraising and communications assistant.  The Sheffield based charity trains and provides specialist assistance dogs to support children and adults with disabilities, autism and epilepsy.  Laura, 28, previously worked for St Luke’s Hospice in the city in a fundraising and communications role. She has also worked

Yorkshire laundry firm creates world first with bark activated washing machine

A Leeds-based laundry specialist has devised and launched the world’s first washing machine which is activated by a dog’s bark. Specialist assistance dogs trained by national charity Support Dogs are opening and closing the revolutionary machine developed with JTM Services innovative technology - and in partnership with manufacturer Miele Professional. The "Woof

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