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BRAVEHOUND

provides support dogs to veterans who have a clinical diagnosis of a mental health condition such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression and anxiety. BRAVEHOUND is committed to the long term welfare of each BRAVEHOUND dog and the veteran they have been partnered with over the dog’s lifetime.

We know that a dog can provide companionship, promote taking exercise and give a purpose and structure to each day. Our dogs have been a valuable asset for veterans and their families. They help to facilitate and maintain a successful transition into civilian life, giving veterans confidence and helping to rebuild broken relationships as well as establishing new friendships.

Our expert dog trainers provide bespoke support for our BRAVEHOUND dogs and their veterans. Our training methods adhere to principles of positive training to make learning as rewarding and successful as possible, for both humans and dogs.

“My dog saved my life. If it wasn’t for my BRAVEHOUND I don’t think I’d be here… simple as that.” A Veteran

BRAVEHOUND aims to support a smooth transition into civilian life, bringing communities together and helping ex-service personnel and their families adjust to living with the visible and invisible wounds of war.

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BRAVEHOUND is committed to partnership working, with a long standing relationship with New York based Theatre of War Productions working with leading film and theatre actors to present dramatic readings of classical Greek tragedies followed by town hall-style discussions designed to confront issues faced by the veteran community by drawing out raw and personal reactions to themes highlighted in the plays. We aim to raise understanding and compassion for those who carry the invisible wounds of war and conflict.

Bravehound is a registered Scottish charity SC043908. Regulated by Scottish charity regulator OSCR, Bravehound is a member of Cobseo – The Confederation of Service Charities and Veterans Scotland.

AWARDS

2017 : UK’s Best Voluntary/Charity Project ~ National Lottery Awards
2019 : Points of Light Award ~ Fiona MacDonald
2019: Soldiering On Awards ~ Animal Partnership
2019: Gardening Scotland ~ Silver Medal

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OUR TEAM

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Al Bunyan • Director of Training and Behaviour

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Kerry Adam • Training Team

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Sarah Plummer • Operations and Welfare Manager

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Fiona MacDonald • Founder & Director

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Aga Wronowska • Bookkeeper & Admin

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TRUSTEES

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David Goodacre OBE • Chair of Trustees

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Colin Kerr CA • Trustee & Treasurer

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James Pearson • Trustee

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Fiona Andrew • Vice Chair

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PATRONS

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Damien Lewis • Patron

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Jason Isaacs • Patron

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BRAVEHOUND actively recruits Reservists, veterans and family members of the Armed Forces Community to join our team.

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BRAVEHOUND™ © 2022
Suite 8 | Lennoxtown Enterprise Centre
Railway Court | Lennoxtown | Scotland G66 7LL

Telephone: 0141 739 8940
Email: hello@bravehound.co.uk

Registered Scottish Charity SC043908

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