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Ability Dogs
4 Young People

What's On:

Fund Raising News:

  • New Charity Shops open in Newport and Shanklin - more details

Training News:

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Charity Shops

We now have three Charity Shops for you!

Thanks to our fantastic volunteers and support of our customers, Ability Dogs 4 Young People now has three Charity Shops. Our original shop in Regent Street, Shanklin continues to stock interesting and varied items and it is joined over the road by our new shop occupying the old Auction House. In addition, we have a great new shop at 16 Pyle Street, Newport. All items have been donated for sale and all profits raised go to Ability Dogs 4 Young People - more details.

Saturday 24th August, 11 am until 3 pm - Kezi's Kindness Family Fun Day, Victoria Rec, Victoria Rd, East Cowes

In memory of Keziah Flux-Edmonds we will again be at the Kezi's Kindness Family Fun Day. There's plenty of activities for all to enjoy. Do come along to support us and Keziah's mother, Nikki.

Sunday 25th August, 10 am until 4 pm - John's Club Fair, Oakfield Football Club, Ryde, PO33 1EG

Another chance to see us on our stand, play some games and meet some of our puppies.

Sunday 25th August, 12 noon until 4 pm - Shanklin CC Fete, Shanklin Cricket Ground

Another great family day out and a chance to support us and meet some of our Ability Dog puppies in training. We will have plenty of games for you to play on our stand.

Monday 26th August, 2 pm until 4.30 pm - Shalfleet Fete, Shalfleet Village Field

Come and see us on our stand at the Shalfleet Church Fete. As always, there will be lots to do for all the family.

Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September, 10 am until 5 pm - Garden Fair, Wolverton Manor

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This year's Garden Fair at Wolverton Manor is celebrating it's 20th Year! There will be over 140 amazing Island & mainland nurseries, garden & craft stalls. Classic cars, elizabethan dancing, dog agility displays & shows. Tractors, military vehicles, vintage amusements, airsoft shooting, falconry, kayaking around the moat, climbing wall, woodcarvers and lots more!

We will be there in the midst of things with our stand and our 'Wolverton Special' Bottle Tombola raising money for Ability Dogs 4 Young People IoW. On the top field we will also be giving demonstrations showing how Ability Dogs can help disabled young people and children. Do come along and say hello.

Funds raised by the Wolverton Manor Garden Fair go to Age UK and stay on the Island to support local older people to live happy, healthy and connected lives. For more information including advanced tickets, visit the website at https://gardenfair.org.uk/

Saturday 7th September, 10 am until 5 pm - Isle of Wight Dog Festival, Robin Hill Park, Downend, PO30 2NU

A great day out for all the family including your four-legged friends. Win something for your dog on our 'Dog Mystery Boxes' game. More details can be found at: https://isleofwightdogfestival.co.uk/.

Sunday 15th September, all day - A Day at The Races, Donkey Sanctuary, Wroxall

A great day out for all the family including your four-legged friends. Win something for your dog on our 'Dog Mystery Boxes' game. More details can be found at: https://isleofwightdogfestival.co.uk/.

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th September, all day - Sweetcorn Fair, Arreton Barns, PO30 3AA

We will again be attending the Sweetcorn Fair this year. There's live music a real ale festival and everything sweetcorn related! We will have our stand with merchandise, games and puppies.

Sunday 13th October, from 10 am - Nettlestone Rat Race, Nettlestone Primary School, PO34 5DY

Either enter yourself into the run, or come along and support those taking part. All money raised will be split between Nettlestone Primary School and us. We'll be there to cheer everyone on! For more information, or to register go to: https://www.evensi.uk/nettlestone-rat-race-5k-5m/320452041.

Wednesday 6th November, 8 pm - Mermaid Bar Quiz, Mermaid Bar, Nettlestone

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Another fun Charity Quiz Night hosted by the Mermaid Gin team in aid of Ability Dogs 4 Young People and Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Amulance. Teams up to 6 people, £2 per person with questions starting at 8 pm. Our Ability Dog puppies in training will be there to cheer you on, so do come along to the Mermaid Bar which is a perfect venue to enjoy a hand crafted gin and is located in the pretty village of Pondwell. Mermaid gin is smooth and refreshing with a citrus zing, deep round mouth feel, long finish with a hint of sea air.

Saturday 16th November, 10 am until 8 pm and Sunday 17th November, 10 am until 4 pm - Christmas Fair, Carisbrooke Castle

After the success of last year, there will be another Christmas Fair at Carisbrooke Castle and we will be there. Do come along and see us on our stand. Pick up some presents, meet some of our puppies.

Wednesday 4th December, 8 pm - Mermaid Bar Quiz, Mermaid Bar, Nettlestone

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Last quiz of the year; fun Charity Quiz Night hosted by the Mermaid Gin team in aid of Ability Dogs 4 Young People and Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Amulance. Teams up to 6 people, £2 per person, questions starting at 8 pm.

Thursday 5th until Sunday 8th December, 10 am until 5 pm - Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival

We will have another Christmas tree on display in Brighstone this year, so come along and get into the Christmas spirit.

Saturday 14th December, time tbc - Christmas Market, Donkey Sanctuary, Wroxall

Join us at The Donkey Sanctuary for their Christmas Market. We will have our stand with games and merchandise and of course puppies to meet.

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Ability Dogs 4 Young People IOW          Registered Charity No. 1154896                             Patron: Charlotte Corney

Training assistance dogs for disabled young people on the Isle of Wight