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, Marilyn and Ted, visit Tom in Lynemouth

Wag volunteer, Sean Malone, had been keeping in touch with Tom regularly during Lockdown but unfortunately his dog Alfie is unwell; enter little Ted to pick up the mantle!

Visiting Wag Team, Sharon and Millie visit Winnie in Newcastle 

Since January 2020, Sharon and her Friendship Dog Millie have been visiting Winnie in Newcastle and as Terrie who referred Winnie to us said: It was love at first sight!

Rest in Peace, Mrs Jane Stobbart, who so loved her Friendship Dog, Max.

We were so very sorry to hear last week of the death of one of our older friends, Mrs Jane Stobbart from Sunderland much loved by Visiting Wag Team, Lynn Knight and Max.

Oscar granting a last request at St Cuthbert’s Hospice in Durham.

We felt so privileged to be able to help a family at this difficult time.

Visiting Wag Team, Liz and Milly visit Norman in Prudhoe

Since February 2019, Liz and Friendship Dog, Milly, have been visiting Norman in his own home in Prudhoe. 

Visiting Wag Team Debi and Poppy visit Joan in Newcastle City

We received a referral on the 23rd December for Joan who has a terminal illness in her own home in Newcastle City with 24/7 nursing care. Joan is completely bed ridden, has no family in the region and no-one to visit.

Visiting Wag Team Gemma and Bentley visit Lynn in Killingworth

Mrs Lynn Brennan was referred to us in August 2018 by her GP and also by St Oswald’s Hospice because of her severe arthritis; she has subsequently been diagnosed with chronic lung disease.

Visiting Wag Team Olivia and Kobe visit Ella near Durham City

Olivia and Kobe have been visiting Ella since January 2019. Ella has full time carers and a condition which confines her to a wheelchair which is very challenging for her.

Visiting Wag Team, Terry and Dotty visit Eddie in Bishop Auckland

Terry and his dog, Dotty, have been visiting the lovely Eddie in his own home in Bishop Auckland since November 2019 and they’ve built a beautiful friendship.

Visiting Wag Team Rachel and Ballet visit Ron and Cath in Cramlington

Since November 2017, Rachel and her labrador, Ballet, have been visiting Ron and Cath in their home in Cramlington.