Our Goal

  • To highlight the healing benefits a dog can offer in recovering from depression and to promote rescue dog adoption

Our Objectives

  • To promote dog welfare through the rescue and adoption of abandoned pets as emotional support animals
  • To raise awareness of the health benefits of dog ownership for people suffering from depression, anxiety, stress or other illnesses
  • To increase understanding and acceptance among medical professionals and clinicians of the psychological benefits of support dogs in treating depression and mental illness
  • To gain formal recognition of psychological assistance dogs in the UK alongside other disability assistance and service dogs
  • To encourage responsible dog ownership by offering information about choosing and caring for a dog
  • To improve understanding and acceptance of depression as an illness and combat stigmatisation and marginalisation in society