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Each year UK pet food company, Burns Pet Nutrition offers two animal welfare charities an incredible support package to help them achieve their goals.

Burns are delighted to announce that autism assistance dog service, Appaws for Autism has been chosen as their Scottish Charity of the Year 2017. Appaws for Autism is the only facility in Scotland to provide assistance dogs to children with an autism disorder.

An autism assistance dog can increase social interaction, confidence and safety. These specially trained dogs can provide comfort and protect in times of great anxiety or stress. Most of all, the child will experience and gain unconditional love and a best friend for life.

Burns will work closely with Appaws for Autism over the next 12 months, providing partial funding for the training of 4 autism assistance dogs and full funding to 1 autism assistance dog, plus all pet food. Burns and Appaws for Autism will also collaborate on...

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