Resources

You’ll find some useful resources to help you reach your goal.

Top Dog Training

Take part in virtual coaching sessions to learn the basics.

Start your challenge and put your new skills into practice.

Download extra top tips to take your new skills to the next level.

How do I raise £1,000?

  • Get your fundraising started by self-donating, this is a great way to get the ball rolling.
  • Ask your closest business contacts, friends and family to be the first to donate to you to help start a trend.
  • Share regular video updates of you and your dog taking on the challenge along with the link to your fundraising page.
  • Celebrate each time you hit a milestone in the challenge on social media.
  • Ask your company if they can get involved by matching the donations you receive.
  • Thank each of your wonderful donors and let them know the difference they’re making.
  • Use the social media resources below to help you fundraise.

How do I document my progress?

  • Get familiar with using your smartphone to record videos by making some test videos with your dog.
  • Record your training sessions with your dog, ask a family member to help you with this.
  • While recording, tell people what is happening so they can follow your progress.
  • Use any opportunity in your day to spend some time training your dog, such as on an early morning walk or when making a cup of tea.
  • Always have your phone nearby to record any impromptu training sessions you may get during the day.
  • Regularly share updates of any of your best bits, action shots or funny moments.
  • When sharing any updates, always include your fundraising page link so people know how to support you.
  • Share any milestones you reach during the challenge. For example: You just raised £500 or you've get mastered a new trick with your dog.

Download Resources

Top Tips

Top Tips

Top Tips to help you achieve Top Dog success.

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Top Dog - Social Media Post 1

Top Dog - Social Media Post 1

Download and share on social media.

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Top Dog - Social Media Post 2

Top Dog - Social Media Post 2

Download and share on social media.

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Top Dog - Social Media Post 2

Top Dog - Social Media Post 2

Download and share on social media.

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Top Dog - Overlay for Social Media

Top Dog - Overlay for Social Media

Download the overlay and add your own photo in the centre.

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Sponsorship form

Sponsorship form

When complete, contact fundraising@scottishspca.org NOTE: Please DO NOT send any cash donations by post.

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