About Canine Partners
Canine Partners is a registered charity that assists people with disabilities to enjoy a greater independence and quality of life through the provision of specially trained dogs, whose well-being is a key consideration.
More than 1.2 million people in the UK use a wheelchair, and a significant number of those would benefit from a canine partner. The dogs are carefully matched to the applicant’s needs and lifestyle, no matter how challenging. They are trained to help with everyday tasks such as opening and shutting doors, unloading the washing machine, picking up dropped items, pressing buttons and switches and getting help in an emergency. The Charity is working in partnership with Help for Heroes, and aims to train dogs to meet the needs of people with even the most complex disabilities including members of HM Armed Forces.
These life transforming dogs also provide practical, physiological, psychological and social benefits including increased independence and confidence as well as increased motivation and self-esteem. A canine partner also brings companionship, a sense of security and increases social interaction.
Canine Partners launches new website with bargains in their online shop
Assistance dog charity Canine Partners has launched its brand new website with a January online shop sale.
Users will be able to grab a bargain at caninepartners.org.uk with items as much as 50 per cent off. Sale items include shower jackets, umbrellas, diaries, travel mugs, cuddly toys and stationery from as little as 25p (plus P+P).
Canine Partners, which receives no government funding and relies solely on donations and legacies, trains dogs to help disabled people with everyday tasks they would otherwise find difficult, painful or impossible including opening doors, undressing, pressing buttons, unloading the washing machine and fetching help in an emergency. The assistance dogs also increase independence, confidence and provide loving companionship.
Jenny Moir, Head of Communications at Canine Partners, said: “We are really excited to be able to show everyone our new website which we have been working on for the past eight months. We were given a donation from a generous benefactor for the express purpose of refreshing the website and ensuring it is mobile and tablet-friendly, and we thank CHS Creative who worked with us to develop a fresh new look for the site.
“With the launch of our January sale within our online shop we hope people will be able to browse our new website and treat themselves to a few bargains while they are there. We have a variety of sales items so there should be something for everyone. All purchases will contribute towards the cost of training our assistance dogs which will one day be partnered with a disabled adult and transform their life forever.”