October 5, 2017

Pooch Racing 2017

Pooch Racing Veterinary Fair – Featuring the Stunning (but boyish) Cooper. Come and join in the fun with Cooper and the rest of the fun pack! […]
July 27, 2017

When Isaac met Liam

July 18, 2017

Isla and Bo

Bo joined our family in October 2016 . Those with assistance dogs told me our lives would change but I must admit I was quietly sceptical. […]
June 8, 2017

Chey and King

King saved our lives. We have had our Beautiful Black Labrador King for just over 2 years now. Cheyenne my son with Autism is now 11 […]
May 29, 2017

Lobo & the Farrell Family

After almost one year since our initial meeting with Julie and Wendy from Assistance Dogs NZ Trust, and following four months of solid fundraising, we welcomed […]
May 18, 2017

Sam and Abby

The story of our family’s journey with Assistance Dogs New Zealand starts of course with us, the Jackson’s. Amanda, Ross and our nine year old son […]
May 16, 2017

James and Mahe

James and Mahe’s Story We first heard about Julie and Assistance Dogs NZ through a friend who’d been one of the first families to receive one.   […]
May 9, 2017

Life-saving labrador changes diabetic Kiwi woman’s future

Brenda Ferguson has lost count of the times she has come close to dying. The Dunedin nurse has had type 1 diabetes since childhood and, decades […]
May 7, 2017

The Singer With Honeycomb Bones

Along with her faithful service dog, Connie, Ailsa Lipscombe traveled from New Zealand to Chicago to pursue her life’s greatest passion: the music that lets her […]
March 12, 2017

Hamilton’s Star Turf holds 24-hour soccer match for furry fundraiser

(by KELLEY TANTAU) The team at Star Turf in Hamilton are still pretty tired after hosting a 24-hour game of football.Held over Auckland Anniversary weekend, owner Duncan […]
September 19, 2016

Pooch Racing 2016

We have a unique opportunity with the Pooch Racing community to raise enough funds to breed, raise and train two assistance dogs for families desperate for […]