News & Events | Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

You are here

News & Events

Subscribe to our e-newsletter to receive the latest news and events straight to your inbox, follow us on Facebook, or read the inspiring stories of amazing people we support.

If you are a Journalist or a Producer and have a media enquiry please contact our Public Relations Co-ordinator on (02) 9412 9303 or email media [at]



Latest news

Guide Dog in Training Bernard sitting at attention during Guide Dog Training
20 September, 2018

First Weeks at the Kennels

At seven weeks of age, our future Guide Dog puppies leave the Guide Dogs Centre or the homes of their Home Whelping and Rearing volunteers to be raised by volunteer Puppy Raisers. These dedicated Puppy Raisers provide a loving home for the pups for 12 months before returning them to the Guide Dogs Centre to start their official Guide Dog training. Here is a glimpse of what the first few weeks is like for new recruits.

Upcoming events

There are currently no upcoming events.