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The first charity exclusively providing Autism Assistance dogs to autistic people of any age, anywhere in the UK

How we support our community

We help to enable children and young people to access education.

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Experience, passion and innovation

We have access to the latest research and use that knowledge.

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How we train our assistance dogs

We have a team of positive reward-based dog trainers.

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In just a few months the difference having a dog has made to my granddaughter has been amazing; we’re able to do things together as a family that we could never do before.

 Susie, Rebecca’s Grandma

Latest News

‘Walk a Platinum Mile’ for Jubilee Weekend

Every year during the first weekend in July, Dogs for Autism asks our supporters to 'Walk a Golden Mile' for Autism. This year, to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee, we're asking our supporters to 'Walk a Platinum Mile'. Can you 'Walk a Platinum Mile' for us in July and...

Dogs v Lions in Charity Quiz Night

Earlier in April, our CEO Hilary, had the pleasure of opening the recent Lion’s Club Quiz night; a popular event at the Alton British Legion Club, which sees all proceeds donated to local charities. Hilary opened the quiz with an informative talk to the quiz members...

Dogs for Autism’s Youngest Fundraiser Joins ‘100 Heroes’!

We couldn't be prouder of DfA partner Izzy and her assistance dog, Storm. Izzy raised £1000 for us in April, having set herself the challenge to raise over £10,000 for charities across the UK this year. All money raised by Izzy in May will be donated to CHSF...

From four legs to two!

  Grab your sweat bands and dig out your running shoes!   Dogs for Autism are thrilled to announce a new service with Run for Charity, launching this Spring.   Join us and be one of our first runners at races up and down the country in 2022!   Are you a park runner, a...

Let’s try trundl! – Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Dogs for Autism have been busy promoting the month by taking part in various activities to help raise awareness and promoting it online. As well as our 'A Paw in the Hand' campaign, launched with a LIVE 'High Five' on Facebook on 2nd...
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Join the ‘High Five at 5pm’ for Autism Awareness Month

Join our ‘High Five at 5’ on 2nd April and let’s do something amazing for autism!

Gemma completes ‘hair-raising’ ‘Wing Walk’ for Autism!

Gemma completes sponsored wing walk strapped to the wings of a bi-plane!

Gemma’s reaching new heights!

Help Gemma raise funds for DfA by donating to her ‘wing walk’ Just Giving page!

Free Charity Yoga Event for Dogs for Autism

A free charity Ashtanga Yoga event in Alton with donations to Dogs for Autism!

What Is An Autism Assistance Dog?

What Is An Autism Assistance Dog?

Dogs for Autism ambassador Ella talks to CEO Hilary about the charity, its background and more about the dog training.