Pawsitive Squad CIC
Paws of Hope, Paws of Love,
Paws of Life
If you or your child have a medical condition which causes acute medical events which impact on your health and safety then this program maybe perfect for you!
The aim of this program is to give you and your dog the skills to enable your dog to support your medical needs through, where possible, a medical alert and medical response tasks such as fetching medication, pulling an emergency cord, barking for attention and passing medical card to paramedics.
This program is NOT to train your dog as an assistance dog with public access rights, though you can use this program as a step into the assistance dog program if your dog is suitable. This program is to train your dog to provide medical alert and response assistance within your home and dog friendly environments.
The medical PA dogs program is a membership program. For just £20 per month you get:
Medical PA dogs to assistance dog
If your dog has a suitable temperament, the medical PA dogs program can provide direct access into the assistance dog program once your dog is providing a medical alert with over 95% day time accuracy and 2 medical response tasks OR 3 vital medical response tasks and have been actively engaging with the medical support pups program for over 4 months. You and your dog must meet all the eligibility criteria for the assistance dog program.
To be eligible for the medical PA dogs program you must:
All you need to do to apply is complete the membership application form which can be downloaded here. We will let you know within 2 weeks if you've been accepted on the program. We have limited spaces which will be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. For applicants who are accepted before the 25th of the month, membership will start on the 1st of the following month.
once completed, email your application form to firstname.lastname@example.org