The John Burns Foundation

Our aim is very simple, and that is to make a difference to the lives of people and companion animals across the UK.

Quite often people assume that our focus is entirely on animal based activity, and though we do have programmes based around just that, we are constantly developing exciting new projects and partnerships.

Boy reading book with a dog

Burns By Your Side

Burns By Your Side is our flagship reading with dogs project, and we are justifiably very proud of it!
Group Smiling

Better Tomorrow Programme

Formalised in 2016 with the aim of helping children, young people and adults who may be at risk of social isolation.
Group in the Community

Burns in the Community

Burns in the Community is our way of enriching the lives of people who live in our community.