Isle of Wight Puppy Training Satellite

Contact Deborah, Satellite Co-ordinator on 07768819467 or email isleofwight@caninepartners.org.uk

 

"My name is Deborah Flux and I have been working as Satellite Co-ordinator on the IOW since April 2011 and have thoroughly enjoyed being part of the CP team. We have a great team of volunteers on the Island and try to do as much fundraising as we can at the local shows and other act ivies. I have been involved in CP since the satellite began 5yrs ago. I have three dogs of my own 2 golden retrievers and a whippet, they are very good and accept any puppies that might come and stay for a few days. Angel, my Goldie who is 4yrs old has also been with CP since she was a puppy and is now a demo dog and comes with me when I do the talks at schools , WI and many other groups that ask us along to tell them about our work. She is a very gentle dog and loves children and enjoys showing of her skills.
I run my own Dog Grooming business and have met some wonderful people and their dogs over the last 22yrs.
I have been training my own dogs for over 25yrs and help on a weekly basis at the local dog training class.
I love living on the IOW as we have access to some fantastic walks, my favourites are on the beaches or on Mottistone Downs, which has great views.
I have two daughters, the youngest who married last April and the eldest who is having a baby this year, so I am looking forward to being a Granny and introducing the baby to all the dogs. When I have a quiet moment I like to relax with a good book."

We have a super group of volunteers and they have been busy fundraising for Canine Partners too.

We are always looking for puppy parents to help train more puppies on the Island and welcome those interested in volunteering to call Debbie and arrange popping along and meet us all, normally at Godshill Scout Hut on Wednesday mornings.


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Up and Coming Events

26-Apr-2014   Heyshott Bluebell Walk
2-May-2014   Cycle Chartres 2014
10-May-2014   Holywell Bluebell Walk
21-May-2014   The Canine Partners Fishing Challenge Cup
04-Jun-2014   Canine Partners Tennis Tournament
05-Jul-2014   Canine Partners Companion Dog Show
05-Jul-2014   Canine Partners Summer Show
05-Jul-2014   Canine Partners Motown Evening


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; East Sussex; Essex; Hull; Bedford; Gloucester; Southampton; Somerset; Staffordshire; East Scotland; West Scotland.

Latest News

McGill's War to boost Canine Partners
Former Canine Partners' puppy parent John Wilton last week launched his long awaited book McGill's War with the news that some of the proceeds will come to the Charity. John Wilton, who was part of Ruth Narracott's East Sussex Puppy Satellite, is donating some of the proceeds of his book about postcard artist Donald McGill's contribution to the First World War to support the Charity's work. The book was launched at the Redoubt Fortress in Eastbourne with Canine Partners trustee Jon Flint and cp Varick attending in support.

First BIG Bluebell Dog Walk
Our first BIG Bluebell Dog Walk of the season took place this Sunday in London, launching a record number of walks for 2014. There are 14 walks to choose from all over the country with the first at leafy Eltham Park South, Eltham in London. Organiser Julia Milligan invited walkers to join her for the hour-long stroll through the bluebells at the Glenesk Road park from 10.30am. The BIG Bluebell Dog Walk enjoyed a scenic hour long walk to raise funds and awareness for the Charity.

Solidering On with Steve and Kizzie
Saturday night saw one of our favourite partnerships take centre stage at the Soldiering On Awards in Central London. Steve and canine partner Kizzie were honoured at the annual event and named winner of the Soldiering On Canine Award 2014. The former Royal Navy Petty Officer had won a public vote to take the title. Readers of the Sunday Mirror as well as the huge family that is Canine Partners supporters and volunteers chose the partnership to lift the coveted title.

CEO's Blog

The London Marathon - an alternative view

Andy Cook - Monday, April 14, 2014
Well what an amazing day!! If anyone ever gives you the chance to take part in the London Marathon, grab it with both hands first, and think of the pain afterwards, as a necessary evil of participating in a once in a lifetime experience. I never dreamed my name would get pulled out of the hat - only one in seven do - and I must admit I had very mixed feelings when it did, last October, as your life is then committed to a winter of training. But w  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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