The Dog Training Rehabilitation Programme
Exciting new collaboration unveiled with the Scottish Prison Service and the Dementia Dog Project.

Exciting new collaboration unveiled with the Scottish Prison Service and the Dementia Dog Project.

30/05/2017

Alongside our partners the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) and the Dementia Dog Project, today we are delighted to be jointly launching Scotland’s first prison-based assistance dog training programme. The Dementia Dog Project is a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland and Dogs for Good. Based at HMP Castle Huntly, this innovative partnership enables men in…

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Reflecting on 2016 and welcoming the start to 2017 with Paws for Progress…

Reflecting on 2016 and welcoming the start to 2017 with Paws for Progress…

20/01/2017

We had a whirlwind few months at the end of 2016, followed by some very welcome quiet time over the holidays for our team and the dogs to relax for a while. It’s great to be getting busy again now though, with lots of new students joining us this January,…

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So much Pawsitive news to share!

So much Pawsitive news to share!

24/08/2016

Here at Paws for Progress, we have a LOT of exciting news to share… Read on to find out more about latest developments at Paws for Progress, the benefits of Human Animal Interactions, and ways in which you can get involved! Interested in joining the Paws team? There is currently a unique…

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Happy 2 Year Anniversary!

Happy 2 Year Anniversary!

24/03/2016

Welcome to the first Paws for Progress CIC blogpost of 2016 We’re delighted that at Paws for Progress we have now reached our two year anniversary as a registered Community Interest Company! What a lot we have achieved in a short space of time. We hope that you enjoy reading…

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October update (meet our K9 supporters!)

October update (meet our K9 supporters!)

24/10/2015

Welcome to the Paws for Progress October update! We’ll soon have a full seasonal update for you, but in the meantime we would like to fill you in with our latest news Paws at HM YOI Polmont We have now begun our 3rd cycle of the course this year, which means that our…

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The Value of Human Animal Interactions; a huge success

The Value of Human Animal Interactions; a huge success

25/09/2015

Wow! What an amazing experience. We have been completely blown away by the positive response to our event ‘The Value of Human Animal Interactions’ which took place last weekend. Thank you to absolutely EVERYONE involved, from our fantastic speakers who provided a valuable insight into the work going on in…

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Unleashing Potential

Unleashing Potential

04/08/2015

Summer Update 2015 We’re delighted to have the opportunity to update you on recent developments at Paws for Progress. It has been a busy and productive year so far, and we have lots to share about the Human Animal Interaction and training programmes that we provide for people and animals who need…

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Insights into Paws for Progress…

Insights into Paws for Progress…

12/04/2012

Paws for Progress is a dog training course which operates at HM YOI Polmont, Scotland. It is the first prison based dog training rehabiliation programme in the UK. Our key aims for the young men taking part are to improve behaviour and employability skills, and enhance educational engagement. We also hope…

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