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Friday, 16 November 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Guide Dogs in the City

A yellow Guide Dog puppy in a training coat with the Advance logo.

Did you know it takes over two years and costs $50,000 to breed, raise and train each Guide Dog? Head down to Martin Place on Friday to find out about the puppy to Guide Dog journey, and how you can lend a helping paw and support the work Guide Dogs NSW/ACT does to provide services at no cost to people with sight loss.

What: Guide Dogs in the City
When: 12pm - 2.30pm, Friday 16 November
Where: Martin Place (between Castlereagh and Pitt Streets), Sydney CBD

Puppy Preschool
12pm - 12.30pm and 1.10pm - 1.30pm
Watch our newest recruits learn basic skills.

Two Guide Dog puppies in training coats

Guide Dog Demonstrations
12.40pm - 1pm and 1.40pm - 2pm
Learn more about the Guide Dog training process and how they are trained to safely guide a person with sight loss.

Guide Dog training

Pat a Puppy
2pm - 2.30pm
Your chance to get up close and personal, and pat a Guide Dog Puppy - the most instagramable event of the day!

black puppy being patted

Hosted by: 
Guide Dogs Australia
Location: 
Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000