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.
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.
Six years ago when Chrissy was in her final year of university, she was suddenly diagnosed with Stargardt's Disease, a disease that causes progressive damage of the retina which is responsible for sharp and straight ahead vision. Chrissy’s central vision began to deteriorate, and for the past two years she’s depended on her Guide Dog Lacey to get around safely and independently.
Australia is a self-confessed nation of dog lovers but Aussie dog owners are putting their four-legged friends’ health and happiness at risk by not walking them as frequently as they should be, according to new research and industry experts.
Are you considering being a Guide Dog Puppy Raiser? Here are some essential things to know about the Puppy Raising process and what to expect.
The Positive Paws Project is a program Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has been piloting in Western Sydney Schools. The program gives high school students the opportunity to lend a helping paw to trainee Guide Dogs at the Guide Dog Centre in Glossodia.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is excited to be working with the NSW Government on the new Canine Court Companion Program, with our Therapy Dogs set to provide therapy services to court users across NSW.
It’s not often you find canines in custody, but for the first time in NSW, a Juvenile Justice Centre has been tasked with the important mission of helping two puppies become Guide Dogs.
Researchers at the Centre for Eye Health (CFEH), a joint initiative of UNSW Sydney and Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, have devised a novel approach to classify and diagnose blinding eye diseases.
Guide Dogs Australia has today been announced as Australia’s Most Trusted Charity Brand, maintaining their exclusive hold on the title for a sixth consecutive year.