Justin Simpson describes his Guide Dog, Yarrin, as his "constant companion." For the past five years the faithful blond Lab has been by his side, giving him the independence and confidence to continue leading a very busy life.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is urgently seeking volunteers from the Ourimbah, Terrigal, Avoca, Gosford, Erina, Woy Woy and Umina areas to look after Guide Dog puppies for 12-14 months.
With the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) set to roll out across seven more NSW regions from July 1 this year, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is encouraging anyone with a vision impairment who is aged 65 or under to contact the organisation to discuss what options and supports they may have available to them under the new Scheme.
Liz and Poppi's amazing journey was made possible through a generous gift that a supporter left to Guide Dogs NSW/ACT in their Will. In fact, currently two out of every three Guide Dogs are made possible through these life-changing gifts.
Exploring the rugged terrain of the Australian bush, a group of primary school aged Guide Dogs NSW/ACT clients, who are vision impaired, had an adventurous start to the year with a bushwalk through the Cumberland State Forest.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Orientation and Mobility Specialists work alongside Occupational Therapists to ensure those impacted by impaired vision can maintain their independence.
Developing a strong canine welfare program based on performance science at Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the number one priority for new Guide Dog Services Manager, Paul Adrian.
Wearing a custom-made red and white plaid bandana tied neatly around his neck, Gulliver the world’s biggest Guide Dog makes his Tamworth Country Music Festival debut at the Cavalcade.
An image of Steve Widders proudly walking with a long cane in the colours of the Aboriginal flag along a sun-drenched bush track in Northern NSW has been chosen for the cover of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT's 2016 Large Print Calendar and the Armidale resident hopes it does more than just hang on a wall.
A wonderful initiative by a Sydney client has produced a very positive outcome.