Generation Pup

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Pup of the month

Could your dog be our next ‘Pup of the Month’?

We are now recruiting puppies from anywhere in the UK/ROI, of any breed or cross-breed. If your puppy is 16 weeks of age or under please consider signing up, and joining the Generation Pup community. You could help us to make Generation Pup a once in a lifetime study with benefits for all of dogdom! Plus your puppy could be chosen as ‘Pup of the Month’.

Project news

November 01 2018: Dog of the Month!

Meet our gorgeous Dog of the Month: Rocket! His owner Samantha tells us that Rocket is a 20-week old hairy bundle of fun, and they are starting training classes this week. Thank you to Samantha and Rocket for being part of Generation Pup!

October 18 2018: Radley Competition Winner announced!

Congratulations to Rey’s owner Jean, who is the winner of our recent newsletter competition to win a backpack, generously donated by Radley!

We invited all owners to enter this competition, by emailing us their answers to these three questions:
1) What motivates you to complete our surveys?
2) What do you wish we would change?
3) What is your User ID number?

We have had some incredibly useful feedback and would like to thank everyone who entered for submitting responses. Congratulations Jean, we hope you will love your new bag!

October 15 2018: Owner of the Month!

We are delighted to announce that Zhelda’s owner – Chloé has been selected as this month’s winner. A huge thank you to Chloé and Zhelda for being part of Generation Pup.

Each month we will randomly select one fabulous Generation Pup owner who has completed their most recent questionnaire each month as ‘Owner of the Month’. Every winner can pick either a handy Dogs Trust gift for themselves, or a fun toy for their dog. Remember to complete your questionnaire if you receive a questionnaire notification, and you could be the winner of the next ‘Owner of the Month’!

October 8 2018: 2000 puppies recruited!

The Generation Pup team are absolutely thrilled to introduce gorgeous Elfrieda who was the 2,000th pup to be signed up to Generation Pup! We are very grateful to everyone who has helped us to reach this milestone. We are aiming to recruit 10,000 puppies, so just a mere 8,000 puppies to go! We can do this! If you know anyone who has recently got a new puppy or someone who could help us recruit more puppies to this Dogs Trust and University of Bristol project, please share our website with them –

October 01 2018: Dog of the Month!

These two adorable English Springer Spaniels are Cluedo and Gadget. Lucky Cluedo has been selected as Dog of the Month for October. His owner had these words to share with us: “Cluedo is the clown of this duo and always up for cuddles and fun. Gadget takes life more seriously”. We are so grateful to Vicky (their owner) Cluedo and Gadget for their participation in the Generation Pup research project.