We are a charity that provide, train and support specialist assistance dog partnerships to increase the independence and quality of life for those affected by autism, epilepsy and physical disability

Your support means so much to us

We rely entirely on voluntary donations and need your support, so that we can help more people.

Great North Run

Have you ever wanted to run the iconic Great North Run or want to set yourself the challenge of completing the 13.1 mile course? We have places available in this world famous race.

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Author: Tess Thompson

Location: South Shields,, South Shields

Does your workplace or business have a charity of the year?

Chose Support Dogs as your charity of the year and make a real impact with a doggy difference.

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Author: Tess Thompson

Puppy socialiser

We are looking for volunteer puppy socialisers to provide a loving home and help us prepare our puppies over their first year before they begin full-time training as life-changing support dog.

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In 2018 our support dogs provided over 600,000 hours of support to their clients

Our amazing volunteers donated over 100,000 hours in 2018 to help change lives

Every £1 we spend on on our work, there is an estimated societal saving of £18

Meet Digby

Digby is a disability assistance dog providing life-changing support to his owner in Nottinghamshire. He is a Dalmatian and his birthday is 1st November. Find out more about Digby.

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Author: Tess Thompson

News

  • When Brenda met Brenda

    Long-term Support Dogs' client and supporter Brenda meets Brenda the the puppy - named in her honour Read more

Events

  • Skydive

    The ultimate thrill for adrenaline junkies and an unforgettable experience! . Read more