Who we are

Working to advance research into the early diagnosis of cancer and other serious diseases

Colorectal cancer trial

Medical Detection Dogs receives green light for first ever UK canine colorectal cancer trial

Sponsor a puppy

Support a new recruit and help save lives.

Parkinson’s Detection Dogs

Medical Detection Dogs are working on a two year study with the University of Manchester into the early detection of Parkinson’s.

Meet our clients

“Molly makes me feel safe and confident. I don’t know what I would do without her”

Medical Detection Dog Daisy

It is with huge sadness that I must announce that Medical Detection Dog Daisy passed away on Monday 5th February 2018 after a very short illness. Daisy was a beautiful, gentle special dog who has been my lifeline for over 13 years. Her work persuaded many of  the possibilities of a revolutionary way to detect cancer. Her legacy will live on in the work of the charity and will lead to advances never thought possible. Daisy saved my life, warning me about my breast cancer 6 years ago. Sadly at the end, I could not do the same for her, but I could ensure that she was spared any unnecessary suffering and she is now at peace.

When I wrote the book ‘Daisy’s Gift’ I knew that one day Daisy would no longer be by my side, the last lines in the book, were written for the moment she passed away.

Please do not think of me with sadness, think only of me with great love and adoration. I was sent to you as a gift, I came to you in a time and season when you needed me most. I , too, also needed you. I was sent to be your constant companion and confidante, this was my only task, and I asked nothing in return.

Rest in peace dear Daisy.

Claire Guest
Dr Claire Guest, Co-Founder, CEO and Director of Operations

Click here to find out how you can support Daisy’s legacy.

Bio Detection Dogs

Bio Detection Dogs

Dogs can be trained to identify the odour of cancer and potentially the development of a simple method of non-invasive cancer diagnosis.

Medical Alert Assistance Dogs

Medical Alert Assistance Dogs

With their amazing sense of smell our Medical Alert Assistance Dogs support individuals who live with dangerous health conditions.

The £50 Challenge

The £50 Challenge

Medical Detection Dogs needs businesses, community groups and schools with BIG ideas to take on our £50 challenge.

Round Pound Appeal

Round Pound Appeal

Do you have lots of old £1 coins lying round? Donate them to Medical Detection Dogs to help raise much needed funds.

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Medical Detection Dog Daisy

It is with huge sadness that I must announce that Medical Detection Dog Daisy passed away on Monday 5th February 2018 after a very short illness. Daisy was a beautiful, gentle special dog who has been my lifeline for over 13 years. Her work persuaded many of  the...

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Round Pound Appeal

Do you have lots of old £1 coins lying round?  Are you wondering what to do with them? You can no longer spend your old pounds, but we can still collect them and put them to work saving and changing lives. We are challenging you to hunt for them in saving jars, piggy...

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