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Now more than ever we wish we could be sending you happy news and provide a distraction from the continual barrage of messages around COVID-19. When we say that we hope this message finds you well, we sincerely mean it. At Smart Pups our number one...

As another Smart Pup year draws to a close it is a traditional time to reflect on our achievements as a charity. Our 2019-year planner was crammed with names and dates of trainers and dogs, timetabling in our many placements. Thirty-seven dogs in all,...

Whilst it may well be beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Smart Pups Assistance Dogs has got you covered with all the good feels. From cards, poop bags, dog leads, plush toys, calendars to t-shirts and cool caps. We’ll literally have you covered in...

Back in July, our CEO Patricia McAlister, trainer Keira Bishop and myself attended Maryborough Correctional Centre for an extra special graduation day. Over the three years we have been partnered with the correctional centre I have attended many dog graduations. Our first back in 2016...

The Eumundi Brewery team came together with a team of passionate Sunshine Coast brewers for a special cause: making a ‘coffee lager’ collab brew to raise funds for Smart Pups Assistance Dogs. The combined efforts of Moffatt Beach Brewing, Sunshine Brewery, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Heads...

We are proud to be part of a scheme that will provide assistance dogs to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). With Smart Pups Assistance Dogs being one of only two certified assistance dog programs selected to work with the veteran community. Specially trained assistance...

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect Fathers Day gift, before you get him another boring tie or socks-and-undies combo, check out our unique Father's Day gift idea. Call us helpful, lovely, amazing, whatever… but we wanted to make Father’s Day gift shopping...

This week at Smart Pups….. I attended the second Smart Pups graduation for 2019. Where is the year going? We are enormously lucky to receive ongoing support from the management and staff of Mooloobah Surf Club, enabling us to celebrate both the achievements of our...

Smart Pups is proud to partner with Play For Purpose. Play For Purpose is an online not-for-profit raffle. Tickets are just $10, with a minimum of $5 from every ticket purchased supporting us. There are thousands of prizes on offer, ranging from Gold Bullion, Cars, Holidays...

This week at Smart Pups… Well I’ve been busting to tell you about our gorgeous new puppies here at our training facility, but with their welfare in mind we decided to keep their arrival a little low key until they all had the necessary vaccinations and...

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