Education, News

Autism friendly dog safety for kids

Another project launched. I assisted in the development of a new information leaflet designed for families with children and young people on the autism spectrum to help them be dog smart and stay safe.  Written in association with Ambitious about Autism it can be easily understood by everyone. You can download your free copy here www.learnwithdogstrust.org.uk/be-dog-smart/  … Continue reading Autism friendly dog safety for kids

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Copywriting, Education, News

Careers Information – animal welfare charities

The Dogs Trust Education team get inundated with information requests about all aspects of the charity's work. Requesting information on how to work for Dogs Trust is a common enquiry and whilst the UK's careers information service is currently lacking, any kind of careers support for young people is a welcome resource.  We created a… Continue reading Careers Information – animal welfare charities

Education, News

Dogs Trust ..definitely not just for Christmas!

Way back in 1997, when I was working as a Junior Account Executive for one of only two education marketing agencies in the country , one of my first clients was the charity Dogs Trust. They approached us as they wanted to encourage the next generation to be responsible dog owners, and schools seemed to… Continue reading Dogs Trust ..definitely not just for Christmas!

Digital, Education, News

Promo film – Dogs Trust schools workshops

Ever wondered what actually happens in a Dogs Trust school workshop? Well now you can get a real insight into what the team of 26 Education & Community Officers and 7 Youth Trainers can do. The education team deliver over 8,000 workshops every year in schools, libraries, community groups and more, as well as attending events… Continue reading Promo film – Dogs Trust schools workshops

Digital, Education, News

Be Dog Smart films!

I am so excited that finally after months of planning, preparation, casting, script writing, filming and post-production that the Dogs Trust Education programmes Be Dog Smart films have been launched!  Three films have been created to teach everyone how to be dog smart and keep themselves safe when they are at home and out and about.… Continue reading Be Dog Smart films!

Education, News

Be Enterprising with Dogs Trust

We recently completed work on the Dogs Trust Enterprise Project Guide, developed in response to student requests for information and statistics. Rather than just handing them the information on a plate we wanted to help them be more proactive in their research. The Enterprise Project Guide helps pupils identify and develop their enterprise skills, whilst finding… Continue reading Be Enterprising with Dogs Trust

Education, Marketing & promotion, News

Managing a Fear of Dogs

Dogs Trust launched their 'Managing Fear of Dogs' campaign today! Really great to be part of the team beavering away in the background on the supporting literature and information for parents. Head over to the Learn with Dogs Trust website  to find out about their FREE workshops for families run by their team of Education & Community… Continue reading Managing a Fear of Dogs

Education, Marketing & promotion

Back to school mailings

It's a debate I often have with clients, whether we should mail schools at the end of the summer term or at the start of the autumn? After years and years of trying out both approaches I can conclude it makes little difference. If you truly want to be effective then mail twice, once at the… Continue reading Back to school mailings

Digital, Education

It’s time for ‘The Big Scoop’ June 15-21st

'The Big Scoop' is Dogs Trust's annual campaign to encourage dog owners to clean up after their dogs. To help children understand why scooping the poop is important I worked with a digital marketing agency to develop 'Jimmy's Scoop the Poop' game.  The game is available to play on the Learn with Dogs Trust website here,… Continue reading It’s time for ‘The Big Scoop’ June 15-21st

News

Be Dog Smart

Be Dog Smart is one of the most recent campaigns from Dogs Trust to help everyone be safer around dogs. You can find out more about the campaign here. I worked with the Dogs Trust education team to develop a range of collateral to support and assist in the delivery of the campaign. This includes promotional flyers, posters,… Continue reading Be Dog Smart