Weʼve raised £120 to allow the Animal Behaviour Centre to continue to train service dogs for wheelchair users
- Funded on Saturday, 29th February 2020
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Whoof, my name's Presley! I'm currently training to be the good'est boy and working towards my level 2 Dog AID certificate, which means I will be allowed to go everywhere with Jess, my bestie! She uses a wheelchair due to a muscle-wasting condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy. I'm already able to pick things up for her and am in the process of learning how to open doors and press buttons. This is all due to the help of two volunteers, Dave and Tina. They are teaching me all the commands I need to know to achieve my assistance dog certificates.
Disaster has struck! The training centre is due to be demolished. I am no longer able to see my best pals Dave and Tilly (another service dog in training). Dave and Tina are desperate to continue helping me and Tilly to be the most helpful pups ever. However, their new training centre currently isn't wheelchair accessible. How are me and Tilly ever going to go to the cinema with our mums to see the new Secret Life of Pets (I need to be updated on those pet scandals)?
Extensive building work needs to be taken out on the new training centre to widen doorways and level the ground so all wheelchairs can easily access the building. Some training activities are best completed in a safe environment, like the dog school, before we test it out in scary places like the pub. This makes training elsewhere difficult and we'd love to get back to the safety of our training centre. It's my favourite place to be! They have lots of sausages on hand.
Please help me and my friends to be the best dogs we can be. :)
Love and licks, Presley and Tilly 🐾
PS. we miss Dave and Tina!
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Mr and Mrs Marciano
Mar 21, 2019
Good luck with the plans we hope you reach your target soon.
Mar 20, 2019
Mar 20, 2019
Hope you reach your target
Mar 19, 2019
Good luck in reaching your target
Mar 16, 2019
Hi Jess, my brother has sent me £10 to add to our fund. His name is Ian Webster. Ann/Tillt
Mar 15, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
Hi Jess, just trying again on my laptop. Sometimes payments don't go through on my iPad.
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