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Here we share our Mission & Vision

 

M.A.D for Dogs exists to Make A Difference to the mental and physical well being of dogs by creating positive change in the way they are understood.

We help you understand and get to know how unique your dog is and how important it is for them to have time to be a dog. Giving them the freedom to be themselves to choose what they would like to do. We support you by sharing takeaway tips and skills for you to use, so you can recognise when your dog needs help and are equipped to give them what they need.

We speak up for dogs and tell you things your dog would love you to know.

 

MAD for Dogs Team

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Avoidance & Your K9 Companion

Avoidance & Your K9 Companion

Avoidance for the veteran is all about the need to feel safe. It is normal for a soldier to shop late at night and the only shop in a store he feels familiar with, one in which he knows the aisles and where things are. He is avoiding crowds, to lessen the threat, to...

Fight, flight or freeze

Fight, flight or freeze

When a soldier is under threat, he quickly learns there are only three options, fight, flight, or freeze. The process of making the decision and taking action happens in a nano second, but to the soldier time has slowed down in his head and it seems like hours. These...

Self-isolation & your K9 Companion.

Self-isolation & your K9 Companion.

As a veteran struggling with mental health, self-isolation can be self-imposed, as fear increases your world begins to shrink which makes it more difficult to push yourself to go out. You become overwhelmed in busy places, the normal hustle and bustle of everyday life...

Operation COVID-19

Operation COVID-19

What a strange world we are living in at the moment; lockdown, self-isolation, social distancing, being reminded to do simple tasks like washing our hands. Soldiers on operational tours are exposed to these conditions on a daily basis. Operation COVID-19 is alien for...

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Puppy Socialisation

Puppy Socialisation

Socialisation is one of the most important things you can do for your puppy as it helps them become calm and confident canines. It’s all about giving them lots of positive new experiences, especially in their first few weeks of life. Socialisation since 2020 The...

5 Fun Nose Games

5 Fun Nose Games

Do you rely on your ball thrower on your walks, or have a dog who put's his nose into everywhere & everything?   Here you will find 5 Nose Games to play with your dog, giving them an outlet for their natural desire to sniff and search. Grab your free guide...

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For dogs that find themselves living with a Veteran with PTSD, they become that person’s lifeline giving them a reason to get out and about, create new habits and develop new routines. M.A.D for Dogs exists to Make A Difference to the mental and physical well being of dogs by creating positive change in the way they are understood. ​