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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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ICAP Charity Day 2017

We are delighted to announce that Medical Detection Dogs have been selected as one of the benefitting charities for ICAP Charity Day 2017.  ICAP Charity Day was founded in 1993 to grow its charitable giving programme through an innovative fundraising initiative that...

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Medical Detection Dogs has placed its 100th dog

“Before Trinity arrived, I was a prisoner in my own home” Medical Detection Dogs has placed its 100th dog with an individual with a long-term, life-threatening condition. Jackie Barwick was 44 years old when she was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. At the time she ran...

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Join the race to win a £500 bike voucher

Sign up to support Medical Detection Dogs by taking part in the Vale Lottery before the 30th September to be entered into the Super Draw for this fantastic £500 voucher. Sign up for just £1 a week* You get a chance to win cash prizes of up to £25,000 every week...

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Parkinson’s disease detection dogs

We are excited to be able to announce one of our newest projects which is looking at whether our dogs can detect early stage Parkinson’s disease. We are working with Manchester University to conduct a two year study, funded by Parkinson's UK and The Michael J. Fox...

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Help with Fundraising Displays

Poole based, exhibition stand rental company, Quadrant2Design have donated three of their Tui banner-stand displays to Medical Detection Dogs. Director, Alan Jenkins commented “It really is a great pleasure to help, and we hope these banner displays will aid the...

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Medical Detection Dogs co-founder tops Alternative Rich List

Medical research pioneer Claire Guest has been honoured in The Sunday Times Alternative Rich List. Claire Guest, a scientist and psychologist, used her expertise in animal behaviour to develop a potentially life-saving way to detect diseases such as cancer. This year,...

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Perfumer Jo Malone shows how she can sniff out cancer

Jo Malone, who is known world-wide for her eponymous fragrance brand, has revealed she has such a heightened sense of smell she is able to sniff out diseases including cancer. The fragrance boss put her skills to the test on Good Morning Britain, where she was pitted...

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