Our Wonderful Dogs

Here are some photos of our amazing, life-changing dogs who have been gifted to our lucky recipients.


Lace is an energetic and smart Poodle x Bichon who now lives with her recipient in Rodney, Auckland.


Casper is a Bichon x Shih Tzu who we sourced from a North Island breeder. Handsome Casper is a qualified Hearing Dog living in Auckland and features in some of our promotional material with his recipient Ursula.


Storm lives in Auckland with her recipient and this photo was taken when she was in training.


Pictured here by the front porch of the National Training Centre, this was a rare photo opportunity as Barlow loves to be on the move. Barlow lives with his recipient in New Plymouth.


Jimmy is a lively little Shih Tzu who lives with his recipient in Brooklyn, Wellington.


Bailey lives and works for his recipient in Rotorua.


Coffee is a Labradoodle donated by a breeder and is a qualified working dog in Tokoroa.
The money raised for Coffee’s training came from the RSA in Papatoetoe – their patrons kindly sponsored her training while enjoying their coffee.


Donated by a breeder, Tyra is a Shih Tzu who lives in Christchurch with her recipient.


Bertie (a Brussels Griffon) is now a qualified Hearing Dog living in Waikanae.


Amber is a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel donated by a breeder. This photo was taken while she was in training, but Amber is now a qualified Hearing Dog living in Inglewood.


Seated beside her favourite toy ‘Mr Frog’ for this picture, Topsy is the smallest Hearing Dog in New Zealand. Topsy was kindly donated by a private person and trained in 2008. She currently lives in Wellington with her recipient.


Sophie is a standard Poodle – this photo was taken while she was in training. Sophie is now a qualified Hearing Dog living in New Plymouth.


Although starting his working life with his recipient in Dunedin, Floyd now lives in Hawera.


Sparkie was sourced from the SPCA and is a Bearded Collie Cross.


A qualified Hearing Dog living with her recipient in Wanganui.


Down in Wanaka lives Mischa, a Shih Tzu donated by a breeder. You can read all about Mischa in our Recipient Stories tab.