My Canine
Companion

We are delighted to announce our recent partnership with My Canine Companion, who provide highly trained and skilled service dogs to people with disabilities.

We are raising €20,000 for My Canine Companion

Help us raise €20,000 for My Canine Companion to train two puppies and change the lives of two amazing families.

Introducing Alexander and Belle, Our Pups in Training!

Bringing Families Together

My Canine Companion is a national charity that is providing highly trained and skilled service dogs to people with disabilities, particularly autism. My Canine Companion are candidates towards ADEu membership, Service Dog costs the charity just over €10,000 to train. The period of training covers the two years from birth right through to graduation as a Service Dog.

Upcoming Events

Glendalough National Park Swim

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Sponsor Conor Crowe from our wonderful finance department to complete an iron distance 3.9km swim! 

Sponsored Hellfire Walk & Picnic

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Join Welltel and My Canine Companion for a 5km walk followed by picnic in Massey Woods.

My Canine Companion

My Canine Companion trains dogs to assist children and young adults living with Autism. They are committed to helping children with autism and their families gain independence, companionship and safety through the provision of highly trained and skilled Service Dogs.

Assistance Dogs

Service Dogs make dramatic differences’ in the quality of life for children with Autism and their families. Not only do My Canine Companion dogs assist them physically, but these special dogs also become the child’s best and in some cases, only, friend.

Welltel

We are aware of the challenges faced by children with autism and we would like to make a positive contribution to help them and their families.

How can you help?

We are asking for your help in raising money to train two puppies and change two families’ lives.

Benefits of service dogs for children and their families living with autism

  • The dogs help increase safety levels and alleviates bolting behaviours
  • Acts as an anchor when tethered to the child
  • Provides independence as the child doesn’t have to hold the parents hand
  • Provides greater freedom to go out in public thanks to the calming effect of the dog
  • Helps with transitioning which leads to reduced stress levels and a more positive experience for all.
  • Acts as a constant companion, offering unconditional love and friendship to the child
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