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Paws off my chocolate

If the Easter bunny delivers lots of chocolate treats to you this year, remember to make sure your dog doesn’t get it’s paws on any of it, says the charity Medical Detection Dogs. Chocolate is poisonous to dogs and can make them seriously ill, even proving...

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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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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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