Pensions4paws eligibility criteria:
Eligible dogs must meet the criteria for the opportunity to request financial assistance from p4p.
Dogs must be licensed/operational for Thames Valley, Hants Police or Hants Fire & Rescue dog sections at point of retirement. In the case of Brood bitches owned by either section must be a part of the police breeding programme at point of retirement.
Brood bitches must have produced 2 or more litters under Police breeding scheme.
Stud dogs must have produced 2 or more litters under the police breeding scheme.
Dogs used for financial gain/reward after the point of retirement, ie security work, breeding, scentdetection work will be considered at the discretion of pensions4paws. The length of service and circumstances in which retirement was served will be taken into account.
Dogs that are retailed from TVP/Hants JOU dog section will not be eligible at any time.
Retrospective requests for assistance cannot be made, only payments made on behalf of the dog after 1st September 2014 will be considered.
Requests for assistance require a copy of payment from owner of the retired dog ie. Vet bill, receipt for Hydro etc. (this must be a headed receipt of full payment with dog name and date). Pensions4paws will assist depending on funds available, eligibility and all requests will be dealt with at the discretion of the fund.
An independent, impartial panel separate from p4p committee issue assistance payments based on a majority decision.
Request for financial assistance procedure:
By email to email@example.com send:
A copy of the vet bill settled in full.
A detailed description of the dogs condition , diagnosis and any relevant information you feel is necessary relating to that.
If known the force in which it served, length of service and reason for retirement.
The p4p committee do not decide on the level of financial assistance you may receive. Each case is put together by us and presented to an independent panel set up away from the committee. The more information that you can provide aids us in a swift turnaround of your request.
All enquiries regarding this can be done with any of the committee members or by Emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Many Thanks p4p
Registration & Requests for assistance........
Pensions4paws is a registered charity in England and Wales No: 1161107