Author: Smart Pups

Season’s greetings to our wonderful fosters, clients supporters and volunteers. After a tumultuous year we wanted to pass on our wishes to you as one of our valued Smart Pups devotees and to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Christmas is traditionally a...

This week at Smart Pups… I would like to draw your attention to our Smart Pups Campaign page and simply ask you to consider including one extra child on your Christmas list this year. Please take some time to read the words written by families who are...

Christmas music is playing in the stores, trees are up and shoppers are out in force, searching for gift ideas. You could join the crowds, hunting for a car park and for a meaningful gift that doesn’t blow the budget …. Or you could relax...

There is, perhaps, no greater thing in this world than to give, to use your skills and creativity to selflessly support others. To be generous – in a world that all too often conditions us into self-prioritizing – is a profound ability that few have....

Smart Pups has had a lot to celebrate lately. Our recent blog focused on Jester our 200th assistance dog placed in Australia. This year also marks ten years since our founder Patricia McAlister (Trish) began her remarkable journey that led to the creation of the...

Former ‘Wild child’, pup Jester tries his graduation hat for size, in preparation for his big day. In September Jester will finish his training and leave his kennel mates and foster family to become the 200th Assistance dog to be placed by Smart Pups. An accidental...

This week August 2nd to the 8th is International Assistance Dog Week. A week created to recognise all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping to transform the lives of their human partners. The human partners of Smart Pups are predominately children, whose lives are often...

The IGA's PAWS TOKEN Campaign kicks off today, so you can    help support our Smart Pups puppies this month by purchasing your PAW from participating IGA stores. Did you know it costs    to breed, raise and train just one Smart Pup Assistance Dog?    That's why PAWticipaiting...

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