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A black Guide Dog guides his handler alongside a river bank
07 July, 2016

Mudgee Field Days

Stop by the Guide Dogs stand at the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days next week to learn about our free services.

Aunty Mary walking on a pedestrian crossing with Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Gavin
07 July, 2016

Meet Aunty Mary during NAIDOC Week

Aboriginal Elder, Aunty Mary Hooker, will share her vision loss story and encourage other Indigenous people to take care of their health, at the Guide Dogs NSW/ACT information stands during NAIDOC Week.

Brie sitting in the garden with Unix, a black Labrador puppy, on her lap.
30 June, 2016

Student learns the paw-fect lesson

Brie Rigby, a year 10 student at Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College, is raising a Guide Dog puppy as part of a school project.

Angela kneels down to pat her Guide Dog, Hamish
28 June, 2016

A letter to Hamish

Ms Angela Allen, one of our Public Relations Speakers, writes a heart-warming letter to her Guide Dog, Hamish, who is retiring today.

Guide Dogs Veterinarian, Caroline, holding a Guide Dog puppy.
28 June, 2016

Vet receives international scholarship

An aim to reduce disease and adverse genetic conditions in Guide Dogs has won Guide Dogs NSW/ACT veterinarian, Dr Caroline Moeser, an international scholarship.

Barbara leaning over to pat her Guide Dog Samara
30 May, 2016

Students paws for thought

Young students at Bankstown Public School had the opportunity to meet a very special four-legged friend named Samara.

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Public Relations Speaker, Jo Weir, with her Guide Dog, Wiley
25 May, 2016

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre inspired by vision loss story

Overcoming the challenges of losing her sight, both physically and mentally, was the theme of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Public Relations Speaker, Jo Weir's motivational message when she addressed a group of young people at the Bimberi Youth Justice Centre.

Phyl Dutch holding her knitted teddy bears
13 May, 2016

Knitting for a pawesome cause

As a member of the Central Coast Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Volunteer Support Group, Phyl has been selling her teddy bears at fundraising stalls to help raise money for the organisation so that more people living with vision impairment can remain active and independent.

An Orientation and Mobility Specialist holds a long cane while speaking to a client
09 May, 2016

NDIS information sessions

With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) soon to be rolled out across NSW, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is holding free information seminars about what the initiative means for people with vision loss.