Our News

Malaria results from our research

Malaria is one of the world’s biggest killers, responsible for 584,000 deaths each year. Early results from our research show that dogs can accurately identify the odour of malaria opening up the potential to help fight the disease. Presenting the results...

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Oscar & Hooch launch exclusive competition

Oscar & Hooch launch exclusive competition for MDD supporters to design their own collar and lead set. To celebrate the 5-year partnership between Oscar & Hooch and Medical Detection Dogs, Oscar & Hooch would like to launch a range designed by...

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Updates on our Training & Research Centre

2018 was a very important year for Medical Detection Dogs. We first opened our doors, in a small leaking building in Westcott, in June 2008 and we are delighted that in our 10th anniversary year we will open new, purpose built research and training...

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Canter for a Cure 2018

Thank you so much for supporting us at this year’s Canter for a Cure, and we hope you enjoyed your day. We would now like to finalise the highest sponsorship winners and get the prizes out, as some of these involve time sensitive tickets.  If you have any...

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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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Carols by candlelight 2017

Carols by Candlelight was held on Thursday 14th December in Great Horwood Village Hall and was a celebration and thank-you to volunteers and supporters for their hard work and dedication to the charity over the past year. Thank you also to the staff and children from...

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