How to support Hypo Hounds

Hypo Hounds receives no government funding and all our training costs are covered by public donations.

 There are lots of ways that you can help raise funds for Hypo Hounds.

How your support helps…

• £10 is the cost per day of one assistance dog puppy and related costs in puppy walking

• £25 keeps owners and dogs safe with leads, collars and identity disc

• £50 means dogs are visible with jackets and specalised harnesses

• £250 ensures dogs are safely spayed or neutered

• £500 brings partnerships together through client/dog assessments

• £ 1,000 will pay for us to buy a puppy from a specialist breeder

• £2,000 will pay for two specialist family training and counselling sessions for upto 10 families

• £20,000 is how much it costs to train a support dog from assessment to graduation

Corporate support

Corporate partnership with Hypo Hounds can be a fantastic way to help us continue our vital work training diabetic alert assistance dogs.

Please email to discuss with us further.

There are lots of different options for supporting Hypo Hounds:

  • Nominate us as your Charity of the Year
  • Give as you Earn
  • Request a speaker for your business
  • Volunteer for local events
  • Fund a puppies training  (This includes naming rights and also monthly visits to your place of work*)


Getting your school involved with Hypo Hounds can be a rewarding experience for children, parents and teachers.

It’s a great way of creating awareness about Type 1 diabetes among your school community and children always love meeting our dogs for a ‘pat and chat’!

  • Nominate us as your school’s Charity of the Year
  • Invite a Hypo Hounds speaker to an assembly
  • Run an event
  • Hold an own clothes day


Volunteers are an integral part of Hypo Hounds and are essential to the smooth running of the charity and its continued success.

If you would like more information please email us for a volunteer application pack at or call 01233 756555

Here is just a short list of options for volunteering opportunities that are available:

  • Helping at fundraising events Nationally
  • Administration at our HQ
  • Puppy Socialiser
  • Fosterer
  • Collection box co-ordinator
  • Leaflet Distribution at local community groups
  • Talks in your local community about our work
  • Open a regional fundraising hub in aid of us

In Tribute

Click here to go to Much Loved which is an online platform where you can set up a tribute page for a loved one with tributes coming directly to Hypo Hounds.

Other fundraising ideas..

  • Hold a cake sale
  • Organise a sponsored ride, swim or dog walk
  • Host a disco or party night
  • Arrange a ‘pat and chat’ for your group (WI, Rotary etc)
  • Leave a gift in your will

Sponsor our training equipment

Looking for a quick and easy way to make a difference?

Why not donate equipment for our puppy training programme?

You can quickly and easily add a few items from our Amazon Wish List, they’ll get delivered straight to our offices and be put to use before you know it!

Draw full of old phones or ink cartridges?

Those unwanted phones sat in your desk draw and old ink cartridges in the office can help our life-saving work.

Register with Recycle4Charity and send them to be recycled.

Recycle your mobile phones and ink cartridges. 

Register with Recycle 4 Charity and don’t forget to choose Hypo Hounds as your chosen charity.

Fundraising and Sponsorship News

Land Wanted!

Land Wanted!

Hypo Hounds are searching for some land for sale within a 5 mile radius of Tenterden. We are after approximately 3 acres where we can build our eco friendly training facility that will enable us to help even more families. Road access is a must. Water a bonus. If you...

Thank you to Fish4Dogs

Thank you to Fish4Dogs

A Big Thank you to Fish4Dogs Dog Food & Treats who sponsored our ball pool at Paws in the Park Kent. We raised an amazing £1113.50!! Fish4Dogs Dog Food & Treats are also sponsoring our ball pool @pawsinthepark Ardingly in on the 9th and 10th October. Let’s see...

Paws in the Park proves a massive success

Paws in the Park proves a massive success

More picture from our weekend at Paws in the Park Kent! We raised a staggering……. £1113.50! A record for us so far at events for this year! Well done to all the team who worked so hard! This is a record for us at an event and proof that team work is dream work for a...

3 Simple ways to support Hypo Hounds

Gift a one-off donation

Sponsor some training equipment

Visit our Amazon Wish List and sponsor buy us a gift

Donate Each Month by Direct Debit