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updated 26/10/01
Discover Dogs for the Disabled

DISCOVER FOR yourself the work of 'Dogs for the Disabled' at this year's Discover Dogs in London on Saturday and Sunday, 3 and 4 November. The show is at Earl's Court and open from 10am until 6pm on both days.

Come and say hello to the dogs for the Disabled clients, patrons and friends who will be on hand at stand 92 to welcome you and let you see at first hand how much difference a dog can make to the life of a disabled person.

A huge fundraising raffle with a range of exciting prizes is the centrepiece of the Dogs for the Disabled stand this year.

About the charity

Since starting in 1986, dogs for the Disabled has ben professionally trainin dogs to be able to help a human partner to live a fuller, more indpeendnt life.

Overall numbers of partnerships qualified 228

Number of partnerships currently active 144

"Dogs for the Disabled has trained over 200 dogs to carry out practical tasks, giving people with disabilities an enhanced quality of life. Many more people could benefit from a partnership with a dog to help them increase their independence and live life to the full," says Peter Gorbing, Dogs for the Disabled Chief Executive.

Fundraising groups organise events and activities all over the country and new members and ideas are always welcome. A fundraising pack is available from the charity on telephone 08700 776600.