We love talking to anyone about how this program strengthens and supports a trauma informed approach to the workplace and education. The Bendigo Times shared some great information in an informative story. Read article here.
A big thank you to 7NEWS Melbourne and Nick McCallum for covering the beginning of the Dogs Connect program in fire affected communities - Lucknow Primary School and Clifton Creek Primary School in East Gippsland The program combines a trauma informed approach with structured connection with a wellbeing dog and delivers a wide range of [...]
Thanks to the team at 9News for sharing the story of Dogs Connect new partnerships with two very special school communities in East Gippsland. After experiencing devastating bushfires in 2019/20 these schools aim is to provide support and promote good mental health for their people by introducing a Dogs Connect wellbeing dog this term. [...]
Grant and Clifton Creek Primary School Principal Sue Paul spoke with Win News Gippsland on how the Dogs Connect program will benefit two unique school communities in East Gippsland. The program will be a wellbeing and mental support for staff, students and the broader community. Thank you to WIN News Gippsland for sharing the [...]
ABC Radio Gippsland Breakfast host Jonathon Kendall and Dogs Connect founder Grant Shannon discussed the exciting launch of the wellbeing dog program into fire affected schools in the Gippsland region. The introduction of a wellbeing dog into these schools will support wellbeing and mental health in these communities. Jonathon offered up a couple of big [...]
Thanks to the Border Mail newspaper for sharing the celebration of our partnership with Gateway Health, Baranduda Primary School, Wodonga Flexible Learning Centre, Wodonga Senior Secondary College and Wooragee Primary School.
Dogs loving the spotlight again! Thanks to Prime7 News Border for celebrating the partnership between Dogs Connect, Gateway Health, Baranduda Primary School, Wodonga Flexible Learning Centre, Wodonga Senior Secondary College and Wooragee Primary School. Watch the video from Prime7 News Border
Grant met with Sandra Moon on the ABC Goulburn Murray's Breakfast show. They discussed our exciting partnership with Gateway Health, Baranduda Primary School, Wodonga Flexible Learning Centre, Wodonga Senior Secondary College and Wooragee Primary School.
The Dogs Connect Team are all about wellbeing and mental health - especially in schools. To celebrate World Mental Health Week 10th - 17th October we've created a simple, easy to use resource to support mental health awareness in Schools. We've aligned our Dogs Connect philosophy with 'The Five Ways To Wellbeing' because we love [...]
The St Phillip's Christian College Dale Campus in Waratah has welcomed a wellbeing dog to their school to help combat student anxiety and Rosie is the talk of the town. The ‘Afternoons with Deborah Knight’ show on 2GB Radio was kind enough to interview Principal Bronwyn Thoroughgood on R U OK?DAY to discuss the impact [...]