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Guide Dog in training walking with his trainer on a loose leash smiling happily
09 August, 2018

Top 3 Dog Walking Tips from a Guide Dog Mobility Instructor

Walking your dog is so much more than just a physical activity. In addition to the health benefits from getting active, it’s also extremely beneficial for behaviour training, socialisation and developing the bond between the dog and their owner. To assist all pooches and their owners with daily dog walks, we’ve asked our Guide Dog Mobility Instructor, Eddie Sullivan, to share his top three dog walking tips.

Yellow lab puppy enjoying pats from a happy couple at the Dog Lovers Show
06 August, 2018

Dog Lovers Show Sydney 2018

It was a big weekend for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT at The Dog Lovers Show, the world's greatest festival for dog lovers and one of the largest dog events in the world. The Dog Lovers Show took place at the Royal Hall of Industries in Moore Park, Sydney where thousands of passionate dog lovers and over 500 beautiful dogs united to celebrate everything we love about our furry friends.

Puppy Raiser holding a little yellow lab puppy that is soundly asleep in his arms
30 July, 2018

Guide Dogs Seeking Volunteers for New Home Birth Program

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has just launched a new Home Whelping and Puppy Rearing Program and is now seeking local volunteers in the Richmond, Windsor, Penrith and Hills areas, to play an invaluable role in helping bring the next generation of Guide Dog puppies into the world.

Upcoming events

01 August, 2018


Pawgust is Guide Dog Australia's new fundraising event. 

18 August, 2018

Street Paws Festival 2018

Bring your pooch along for a walk and a fun filled morning at Western Sydney Parklands, Sydney biggest backyard at the Street Paws Festival - Western Sydney.

Spring into Liverpool Market Fair
08 September, 2018

Spring into Liverpool!

Come and celebrate the new season at the Spring into Liverpool Market Fair! Fun for the whole family on Saturday 16 September at Greenway Park