Staff put paws in pockets to help Heyshott based Canine Partners.

For the past four years, Rug Doctor, the world’s No.1 in carpet cleaning rental machines, has been supporting the training of dogs for the disabled at Canine Partners through the fundraising efforts of Paul Hansford, who runs the Rug Doctor company snack shop in their Head Office in Worthing.

“For the past four years we have been running a collection box in the ‘Snack Shop’, which sells cold drinks, chocolate bars, crisps, healthier snacks etc and even ice creams in the summer,” commented Paul, Finance and HR Director at Rug Doctor. “Through the generous donations of Rug Doctor staff, we have now managed to raise over £5000 in that time. This is enough to pay for training ten puppies.”

These recent efforts have resulted in a cheque being presented for £2,500 to Canine Partners at their Heyshott office on Thursday 25th August.

The connection between Canine Partners and Rug Doctor comes partly from the fact that Paul himself worked at Canine Partners as a trainer for two years, and also because  Rug Doctor produce a range of special household cleaning products which includes a solution which removes both the stains and underlying odours caused by pet accidents.

Canine Partners was founded in 1990 to assist people with disabilities to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life, by providing specially trained assistance dogs.

Rug Doctor

Paul Fildes

Tel: 01903 235558


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