Ancre Somme Association Scotland 

Patron: 22 Special Air Service Colin MacLachlan Veteran.

Ambassador's: Alexander Stewart MBE MSP Alison Moodie OBE,

WO2 John Knox, Veteran David Birrell,  Anas Sarwar MSP



ASA Scotland Partnership with Veterans With Dogs Charity

Ancre Somme Association Scotland Charity is proud to work in Partnership with ​the charity Veterans​ With Dogs, to support ​their assistance dogs across the United Kingdom.


ASA Scotland Chairman John Jenkins “we are delighted to support Veterans ​With Dogs and hope the public will support our Purple Poppy campaign, assistance dogs make a real difference to Veterans who are suffering from mental health ​issues such as PTSD.”


“These special dogs are absolutely brilliant, they have a proven track record of improving our Veterans lives every day”


“ASA Scotland will donate £1 to the Veterans​ With Dogs from every Purple Poppy badge that the public purchase”


Craig MacLellan, Chief Executive of Veterans ​With Dogs “We are delighted to be working in Partnership with ASA Scotland Charity, and are asking the UK public and businesses to order their badge’s today, to help support our ​life changing assistance dogs​.”


CLICK the badge below to order your Purple Poppy badge today!


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Ann Bryant and John VWD PurplePoppyArt VWD 90 58 VWD

Ancre Somme Association presenting a cheque for £2,000 to VETERANS WITH DOGS charity, Dunfermline.

Friday 28th August 2020


ASA Scotland Chairman John Jenkins “It was a great delight to meet Ann Bryant today and present her with this cheque on behalf of the Association”

“I personally feel passionate about this dogs charity”

“I am a lover of dogs, having 2 myself, one called Poppy and one called Bear”

“My dogs mean the world to me, they are part of the family”

“We hope this donation goes a long way to helping the dogs and our Veterans”

Ann Bryant “It was tremendous to meet John Jenkins and Tommy Davidson, we cant thank the Ancre Somme Association enough, for this very kind donation today”

Veterans With Dogs trains and provides assistance dogs exclusively for current and former members of the British Armed Forces with service-related mental health conditions.

We specialise in providing trained assistance dogs for Veterans with mental health difficulties.

Our goal is to improve quality of life and help lead independent lives by training assistance dogs in task-specific skills -