We were featured in the media several times since our conception in 2013. The below are only some of the key media releases we were featured in: 

Banif Bank Sponsorship, 2nd May 2017

 

Times of Malta - Service, therapy dogs enhance well-being and quality of life

Banif Bank has entered into a three-year collaboration with Service Dogs Malta Foundation to sponsor three dogs in their development – from puppyhood to their full certification as therapy or service dogs.

Depending on the aptitude of the dog, training can take up to two years and can cost up to €15,000. Service dogs are trained to carry out a variety of tasks with the aim of making life easier for people living with a disability or condition that affects their day-to-day activities. Read more...

iNewsmalta.com - Banif jisponsorja t-taħriġ ta’ tlett ifrieħ ta’ klieb ta’ servizz

Banif Bank nieda kollaborazzjoni ta’ tliet snin mal-Fondazzjoni Service Dogs Malta bl-għan li jisponsorja t-taħriġ ta’ tlett ifrieħ biex jiksbu ċ-ċertifikat bħala klieb tat-servizz.It-taħriġ tal-klieb jiddependi fuq il-kapaċita’ tal-kelb innifsu. Dan l-istess taħriġ jista’ jdum sa sentejn u jista’ jiswa sa €15,000. Dawn il-klieb huma mħarrġa biex iwettqu numru ta’ azzjonijiet bil-għan li jagħmlu l-ħajja ta’ nies bi bżonnijiet speċjali aktar faċli. Il-kontribut finanzarju li se joffri Banif Bank se jkopri parti mill-ispiża tat-taħriġ li jinkludi t-tilqim u spiżi veterinarji, kontrolli u testijiet fiżiċi, assikurazzjoni kif ukoll spejjeż tat-trainer. Dan l-isponsor jagħmel parti mill-programm ta’ responsabilta’ korporattiva bbażata fuq il-filosofija li jħaddan il-Bank li jagħti lura lis-soċjeta’ lokali. Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu... 

Graduation Ceremony, 3rd October 2016

Ialta Graduating

TVM - Two Dogs graduate to help Autism and Diabetes sufferers

After months of intensive training, Service Dogs Malta Foundation has been able to graduate two dogs especially trained to help persons suffering from autism and diabetes conditions. The Foundation began operations three years ago with these specific aims. Read more...

Gozonews.com - Graduation ceremony held for 2 Service Dogs – Ialta and Jack

A graduation ceremony has been held for 2 Service Dogs organised by the Service Dogs Malta Foundation, Ialta and Jack were given their certificates following long months of training. During the graduation ceremony the dogs were officially handed over to their owners as a fully qualified Autism Support Service Dog and Diabetes Alert Service Dog. Read more...

 

iNewsmalta.com - Jiggradwaw is-service dogs wara xhur ta' taħriġ

Waqt iċ-ċerimonja ta’ gradwazzjoni organizzata mill-Malta Service Dogs Foundation, Ialta u Jack  ingħataw iċ-ċertifikat ta’ service dogs wara xhur sħaħ ta’ taħriġ. Waqt id-diskors tagħha, is-Segretarju Parlamentari ferħet u rringrazzjat lill-Malta Service Dogs Foundation Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu...

 

The Malta Independent - Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana attends service dog graduation ceremony

Parliamentary Secretary Justyne Caruana attended a service dog graduation ceremony this morning. The ceremony saw two dogs, named Ialta and Jack, given the certificate after long months of intensive training. Read more...

 

One News - Ialta u Jack ingħataw iċ-ċertifikat ta’ klieb tas-servizz

Waqt iċ-ċerimonja ta’ gradwazzjoni organizzata mill-Malta Service Dogs Foundation, Ialta u Jack ingħataw iċ-ċertifikat ta’ klieb tas-servizz, wara xhur sħaħ ta’ taħriġ.

Is-Sur Joseph Stafrace f’isem il-Fondazzjoni esprima s-sodisfazzjon tiegħu għall-eżitu tat-taħriġ ta’ dawn il-klieb u fisser kemm l-irwol tagħhom huwa importanti fil-ħajja ta’ min għandu kelb-gwida. Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu...

Smooch a Pooch at The Point, 21st May 2016

TVM - Smooch a Pooch for Inspire

The organisation Inspire is organising an event to raire awareness and funds for two organisations, namely Inspire itself and Service Dogs Malta. The aim or this event that is being held on 21st May, at The Point Shopping Centre, between 9.30 a.m. and 7.00 p.m. Read more...


Train the trainers at Vivaldi Hotel, 2nd July 2015

Times of Malta - Three local guide dog trainers for foundation a first

The Service Dogs Malta Foundation has three local service dog trainers, Robert Spiteri, Michelle Borg and Lindsey Ciantar, a first for Malta. Co-founder Joseph Stafrace said this meant that the foundation would now be able to provide more dogs to more people in need, Read more...

TVM - Ilio and Yalta – companions and aides to persons with disabilities

It is often said that a dog is man’s best friend. Ilio and Yalta are two dogs that have been brought to Malta from France so that after specialized training they will not only be companions but also be able to help in the everyday lives of persons with disabilities, enabling them to lead a more independent life. Read more...

The Malta Independent - First Maltese service dog trainers for the Service Dogs Malta Foundation

The Service Dogs Malta Foundation reached a milestone this week with the training of its very first local service dog trainers: Robert Spiteri, Michelle Borg and Lindsey Ciantar.  As highlighted by Joseph Stafrace, co-founder of the foundation, Read more...

Bay Street Awareness Raising activity

DOI Office Malta - ATTIVITÀ BL-GĦAN LI JIŻDIED L-GĦARFIEN DWAR IS-SERVICE DOGS

Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għad-Drittijiet ta’ Persuni b’Diżabilità u Anzjanità Attiva Justyne Caruana kienet mistiedna tattendi attività organiżżata mis-Service Dogs Malta Foundation. Fl-indirizz tagħha Dr Caruana qalet li qed tappoġġja bis-sħiħ din l-attività Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu... 

Other

TVM - Klieb joffru assistenza għal tfal bl-awtiżmu u persuni dijabetiċi

Fl-aħħar xahrejn, l-organizzazzjoni mhux governattiva Service Dogs Malta Foundation bdiet toffri s-servizzi tagħha li fihom klieb imħarrġa apposta joffru assistenza lil tfal bl-awtiżmu, servizz tat-terapija permezz tal-klieb, u klieb li jgħinu lil persuni li jbatu mid-dijabete. Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu...

 

The Malta Independent - The four-legged therapist

“Service dogs can change a person’s life overnight. The independence, protection and sense of freedom they offer is priceless. We are hoping to help as much people as possible,” Joseph Stafrace, one of the founders of The Service Dogs Malta Foundation tells The Malta Independent. Read more...

 

Times of Malta - €8,600 raised to help train service dogs

Our Planet in Motion was the theme of an art competition run by Citadel Insurance plc, in which its policyholders’ children were encouraged to send in their interpretation of the theme. Twelve pictures were chosen by a panel of artists for inclusion in a 2015 calendar, Read more...

 

TVM - Il-klieb li jgħollu l-livell tal-indipendenza ta’ persuni b’diżabilità

Hija verità magħrufa li l-kelb jista’ jkun l-akbar ħabib tal-bniedem. Dan jista’ jingħad aktar u aktar għall-klieb imħarrġa biex iservu fil-ħtiġijiet ta’ kuljum għal persuni b’diżabiltà. Brandon Pisani iltaqa’ ma’ Robert Spiteri u Leandra Mifsud Mizzi mill-Fondazzjoni Maltija tas-Service Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu...

 

newsbook.com.mt - Filmat: Kont taf li kelb jista' jgħin tfal bl-awtiżmu?

Spiss nisimgħu bi klieb li jgħinu persuni neqsin mid-dawl, iżda kemm aħna konxji li hemm klieb li jgħinu nies bl-awtiżmu u bid-dijabete, fost oħrajn? Newsbook.com.mt iltaqa’ ma’ Joanne Cremona u Stephanie Theuma, żewġ voluntiera fi ħdan is-Service Dogs Malta Foundation. Aqra l-bqija tal-artiklu...

 

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