Guest blog: Rachel Spencer’s Great North Run support

Rachel is part of a incredible team of supporters who are going to #RunForWag this September in the 2022 Great North Run. Here she shares her inspiration to join #TeamWag ♥️

Castlebank Care Home, Tow Law, becomes a Community Friend of Wag!

We’re absolutely delighted to be welcoming Castlebank Care Home in Tow Law as a Community Friend of Wag! Other than a break caused by Covid restrictions, we’ve been visiting Castlebank since 2017, first with Sylvia and Jamie and then with Terry and Dotty. Becoming a Community Friend has immediately elevated Castlebank to the very top…

Wag’s Summer newsletter has been issued!

The Summer newsletter is brimming with lovely stories and is definitely worth a read over a cuppa!

Coast to Coast: a wheelie big success!

After months of training and preparations our group of Coast to Coast riders completed their epic 128 mile ride.

Tandem Skydive July 2022/2023

We’ve had a wonderful time at Peterlee Parachute Centre…so we thought we’d do it again!

New pen now live on our online shop!

Our online shop has a great selection of items for dog lovers and for dog owners.

New Corporate Friend of Wag: Purple

We’re delighted to be welcoming Manchester based ‘Purple’ as a Corporate Friend of Wag.

New Corporate Friend of Wag: Money Penny Wealth Management

We’re delighted to be welcoming Money Penny Wealth Management as a Corporate Friend of Wag.

Making a Difference Cards

Making a Difference is a personalised card platform allowing you to order personalised cards and e-cards whilst supporting Wag.

eBay for Charity

If you’re selling on eBay you can support Wag in the process!

Support us as you shop with easyfundraising

easyfundraising has partnerships with over 7,000 brands who will donate part of what you spend on their website to a cause of your choice.

Amazon Smile

If you shop on Amazon you can support Wag as you buy at no cost to you!

Walk for Wag…Anywhere!

Develop your own Walk for Wag…Anywhere you like!

Come and see Wag at the North East Dog Festival

We’ll be exhibiting at the North East Dog Festival on Saturday 3rd September at Kirkley Hall.

Walk for Wag at Kielder – registrations now open!

Join us as we #WalkForWag together, along the beautiful Lakeside Way from the Kielder Waterside.

Visiting Wag Team, Steve and Mungo, visit Mr Anthony Haslock in his own home near Stockton on Tees.

We were so delighted to match his new Visiting Wag Team Steve and Mungo and Anthony absolutely loved his first visit, telling everyone that it was his best day ever.

Visiting Wag Team, Beth and Callie, visit the Akenside and Castleside Wards at the Campus for Ageing & Vitality in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Lovely Friendship Labrador Callie is a huge hit at the Akenside and Castleside Wards at the Campus for Ageing & Vitality in Newcastle.

Visiting Wag Team, Steph and Cherry, visit Mr & Mrs Terrey in their own home near Brampton.

Visiting Wag Team Steph and Cherry have visited Mrs & Mrs Terrey, Jenny and John, for almost a year now.

Visiting Wag Team, Alison and Zorro, visit Mrs Pauline Roxburgh in her own home in Newcastle.

Mrs Roxburgh had felt quite trapped in the house during Covid-19 so even though her daughter visits regularly the family thought that having a dog to visit regularly would make all the difference.

Visiting Wag Team, Becky and Hugo, visit Mr Terry Carberry in his own home in Stockton on Tees.

Becky and Hugo started visiting in April and everyone hit it off straight away.

Visiting Wag Team Baxter and Julie visit Woodhorn Park Care Home in Ashington.

Little Friendship Dog Baxter is another cuddly boy putting smiles on the faces of his friends at Woodhorn Park Care Home in Ashington every week!

Visiting Wag Team, Judith and Teddy, visit Mrs Marjorie Blackett near Consett.

Marjorie has had dogs since she was five years old and now it’s no longer possible to have a dog of her own, she’s really missed them.

Visiting Wag Team, Gail and Cosmo visit Mrs Carole Nicholson in her own home in Newcastle.

Friendship Dog Cosmo the Labradoodle makes a difference to Carole in Newcastle.

Visiting Wag Team, Miriam and Nula visit Mr Rob Lambie in Newcastle.

Miriam and Nula enjoying Rob’s company in Newcastle!

Visiting Wag Team Lynne and Spud visit Mr George Rennison in Durham.

Spud his best friend George really enjoy their weekly visits!

Visiting Wag Team, Anita and Harry, visit Gordon & Gwen in Sunderland

Gordon and Gwen are very isolated, their family live away and after they lost their last dog, a much loved Alsatian, they’ve missed him terribly. Referred by The Essence Service in Sunderland who believe regular contact with a dog again and a chat with Anita too will make all the difference.

Visiting Wag Team, Lynne and Spud, visit Jim in Newcastle

Jim lives at home in Newcastle with his wife Jacqui. After they lost their beloved black Labrador it was no longer possible to have a dog of their own. Jim adores dogs and he whilst he has a soft toy dog which barks which he finds very comforting and therapeutic, the real thing in the form of cuddly Spud the Schnoodle, is a very welcome addition to the family!

Visiting Wag Team, Karen and Woody, visit Wendy and Tom in Newcastle.

Wendy and her husband Tom have had dogs all their married life, border collies or labradors, but after their last dog died, neither of them were able to care for another dog of their own and they miss them terribly.

Visiting Wag Team, Stephanie and Alfie, visit Doreen in Yarm

Steph and Alfie have been visiting Doreen since the beginning of May; initially visiting outside on a long lead. Doreen is really enjoyed her new friends.