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Two women in orange Guide Dog shirts holding a donation tin in the city at Christmas time
30 November, 2016

Join the Coffs Harbour Support Group

This festive season, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is calling on the community of Coffs Harbour to get in the spirit of giving and join the local Guide Dogs Support Group.

Ian giving Guide Dog, Bryson a hug.
21 November, 2016

New Guide Dog handler passports

Guide Dog handlers will carry photo ID cards that can be produced in the case of a business illegally refusing them entry from next year.  

Felicity standing next to a yellow Guide Dog in harness.
16 November, 2016

Instructor based on the South Coast

Guide Dogs Instructor, Felicity Gates, is now offering Guide Dog and long cane orientation and mobility training to residents on the South Coast.

Liz bending down on one knee to Poppi's height in a park. The beautiful image is on billboards and bus sides around Sydney.
15 November, 2016

Guide Dog handler chronicles journey

Poppi the Guide Dog Facebook page fans eagerly await each instalment – a cute photo, colourful anecdote or funny antic. This page however has a more serious side too.

Sue-Ellen walking on a dirt path with a white horse on the left and her former Guide Dog, Prada, on her right.
28 October, 2016

Dressage in the Dark

A year ago, dressage champion Sue-Ellen Lovett was riding towards spotlights but now she uses living markers.

Guide Dogs Newcastle staff with the graduating Guide Dogs
28 October, 2016

Guide Dog presentation in Newcastle

A very special ceremony took place in Newcastle this week, when six new Guide Dogs were presented with their harnesses. It was the first event of its kind in the Hunter.