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.
Five new Guide Dogs were presented with their very first harness at a special graduation ceremony in Wyong last Saturday.
Thanks to the generosity of TreeTops Central Coast, children with sight loss had the chance to get out of their comfort zones and build confidence at a free mobility day.