East Sussex Puppy Training Satellite

Puppy Classes are held at Upper Dicker Village Hall, near Hailsham, East Sussex. Ruth Narracott, took over as Satellite Puppy Trainer in Spring 2010 after many years as a dedicated volunteer puppy parent and fundraiser.

Contact Ruth Narracott, Satellite Co-ordinator on 07764 823 501 or email eastsussex@caninepartners.org.uk

 

More about Ruth:

"Having owned and bred my own dogs for many years I first Joined CP as a volunteer puppy parent and after several years as a puppy parent and fundraiser I took over as Satellite Puppy Trainer in 2010.
I love being involved with Canine Partners, recruiting and managing a team of volunteer Puppy Parents, training them and the puppies, helping to fundraise and promote the charity by giving talks, presentations and attending fundraising events with my own Chocolate Labrador Tiggy; a demonstration dog for the Charity and also mum to many Canine Partners.
My typical day may involve home visits to Puppy Parents, updating training and health reports, puppy testing, home checking prospective puppy parents or foster homes, planning the weekly class for puppy parents held in Upper Dicker, nr Hailsham. I also work with established Partnerships with the aftercare department.
Helping 8 week old bundles of mischief through to fully trained assistance dogs who change the lives of people with disabilities makes this a very rewarding role."

 

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Up and Coming Events

29-Oct-2014   Paws for Coffee
13-Nov-2014   Canary Wharf Information Day
18-Nov-2014   Hadlow Manor Charity Jazz Afternoon
29-Nov-2014   Barking Mad Winter Wonderland Charity Ball
6-Dec-2014   Charity Day at Sainsburys Sittingbourne
15-Dec-2014   Draycott Nursing and Care Carol Service in aid of Canine Partners

If you are keen to become a Volunteer Puppy Parent and you would like to visit our puppy classes to learn more: please fill in this Puppy Training Department Form. We appreciate all your support and if you would like information on other local Canine Partners' volunteer opportunities, please contact us.

For information on each Puppy Training Satellite utilise these links:
West Sussex; Essex; Hull; Bedford; Gloucester; Southampton; Staffordshire: Isle of Wight; East Scotland; West Scotland.

Latest News

We are on television again!
Following our massively successful BBC Lifeline Appeal two weeks ago, we are back on BBC1 on Friday 10 October at 11.00am in the programme Saints and Scroungers.

HRH Prince Harry meets Jon Flint and Varick at the Invictus Games
One of our partners, Jon Flint, who has canine partner Varick, was honoured to meet Prince Harry at the Invictus Games yesterday.

Pam Ayres films our BBC Lifeline Appeal
Poet and national treasure Pam Ayres recently spent time at our southern training centre filming for our BBC Lifeline Appeal which is broadcast on Sunday 21 September at 4.15 PM.

CEO's Blog

Four new partnerships - and Natalie and Faye are stars on TV

17 Oct

Didn’t Natalie and canine partner Faye do us absolutely proud on Saints & Scroungers this week? Faye gave such a brilliant insight into the challenges she has overcome in her life, and how Faye has really helped her to achieve greater independence. It really reminds us what Canine Partners is all about. Very humbling indeed and extremely inspiring.  Read more


Canine Partners’ Leicestershire Training Centre

Canine Partners needs to raise £3.1million to build a second Training Centre in order to train more dogs and change more lives.

We have purchased a site in a village called Osgathorpe, halfway between Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Loughborough, which has a range of barns, outbuildings and associated land. The plan is to replace the barns and adapt some of the outbuildings to create the specialised buildings we need.

Having a Midlands Training Centre will not only increase our output, it will also make the charity far more accessible for those on our waiting list who are unable to make the long journey to our centre in West Sussex. 42% of the applications we received last year were from people living in the mid and northern regions of the UK. Many of our existing partnerships will also benefit from being able to receive support from the new centre.

The site will consist of a training centre and office facilities, fully accessible accommodation and kennelling.

This is an extremely exciting time for Canine Partners and we would be delighted to receive your support.

For more information about this project, please contact Cat Harvey on 01730 716018 or email catharvey@caninepartners.org.uk

Jobs available at the new centre will be advertised on our Vacancies page here: Work for us

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