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Canine Partners is an incredible charity, which has helped countless people over the years to overcome life limiting conditions through the provision of highly trained assistance dogs.
These amazing canine companions are able to carry out all sorts of helpful tasks for their human partners from picking up keys and retrieving groceries to taking on household chores and seeking help in an emergency. They not only give their owners the freedom to live more independently, but also provide peace of mind in the form of a furry best friend.
We donate the majority of our charitable income to Canine Partners and raise awareness through a variety of organised fundraising activities in our stores. In addition to this we gift 10p from the sale of each of our eco-bags, and a further 5p from our plastic bags, to the charity.
If you would like to find out more about the wonderful work of Canine Partners, please visit their website: www.caninepartners.org.uk
Here are just some of the wonderful local & national charities we support
Supporting Young disabled people to gain new skills
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Their skills development programme, Can Do, is for individuals aged 16-35 with a disability or long-term health condition. It's all about learning new things, building confidence, giving back to the community and adding to CV’s.
We are helping the charity to develop a pet management programme for young disabled people with a view to them obtaining a city and guilds certificate in Pet management. Learn more
Helping to improve the lives of rabbits across the UK
We are working with the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund to stop the illegitimate and unregulated sales of rabbits online and by raising awareness of the dangers of purchasing animals from unlawful pet shops. Learn more
Giving disabled children brighter futures
Sullivan’s Heroes provides fundraising support for families raising essential funds towards home adaptations for disabled children.
Financial grants and support from Sullivan’s Heroes help families to create the optimal environment to care for their child at home, safely and with dignity. Learn more
Investing in entrepreneurs
Our MD Dean is no stranger to entrepreneurial spirit having started his first business in his teens making bird feeders from his parents’ garage at home, which is why he wants to help others to fulfil their potential.
In 2015, we became Cornerstone Patrons of the Peter Jones Foundation, an organisation that helps budding young entrepreneurs get the support they need to succeed in business. Learn more
Respecting and preserving the treasured relationship between owners and their pets
They seek to relieve the anxieties, problems and sometimes injustices faced by elderly and terminally ill people and their pets, thereby saving a great deal of human sadness and animal suffering.
We help to promote the Cinnamon Trust to our customers who are keen on volunteering. Learn more