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Not long to go until Lead the Way May!

May 1st, 2017

Lead the Way May, our new event is fast approaching. Lenny is waiting by the computer for your registration!

Big challenges can be overcome with small steps. You can suppawt Guide Dogs SA by taking part in Lead the Way May - a fun fitness event that challenges people to walk 30 minutes a day for 30 days. That's the equivalent of walking from Adelaide to Victor Harbour!

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Pawsome event at Carrick Hill for Guide Dogs

April 30th, 2017

Your pooch will enjoy exploring the beautiful grounds at Carrick Hill as much as you will at Pups in the Park on Sunday 30 April.

Bring your family and four legged friend along (on a leash) for a day of pawsome fun and support Guide Dogs SA.


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All things Beau's at the Animal Expo

April 28th, 2017

Ever wondered how you can train your dog with just the sound of a click? Want to see a Guide Dog puppy in action? How do you prepare your pet for a boarding experience?

Beau's Pet Hotel will be on stage and at stand 535 at the Animal Expo with Dr Harry from today to Sunday 30 April. You can also find out all about our amazing Beau's Pet Hotel and how your furkid can have the best holiday while you are away.


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Gallery of photos from International Guide Dog Day

April 28th, 2017

In our Jubilee Year for International Guide Dog Day we celebrated all three of our dog services - Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Pets as Therapy Dogs as well as our breeding dogs.

Enjoy these photos from the March. We were proud to celebrate the safety, independence and inclusion these dogs bring to people living with disability.

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Celebrating Guide Dogs on special day

April 26th, 2017

Today we celebrated the wonderful work that Guide Dogs do in the community in providing safety, independence and inclusion to people with vision loss in a vibrant parade through Adelaide.

About 200 clients, staff and volunteers and our wonderful Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, Pets as Therapy Dogs and broods and stud dogs stopped Adelaide today for the annual International Guide Dog Day parade.

Led by the SA Police Band and our patron, the Governor of South Australia the Hon. Hieu Van Le the colourful parade wound its way from our Morphettt Street headquarters down Franklin Street and King William Street to Government House.

See our gallery of photos

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New CEO for Guide Dogs SA/NT

April 22nd, 2017

One of Adelaide’s top business executives, Aaron Chia, has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Guide Dogs SA/NT.

In making the announcement, the Chairman of Guide Dogs SA/NT Joe Thorp said the organisation was pleased to attract an executive of Mr Chia’s calibre to lead it in a phase of transformational change.

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Reaping the Rewards of Years of Dedication.

April 20th, 2017

Celebrating our 60 year history.

Reaping the rewards of years of dedication can be a two-way street. Since 1966 when Guide Dogs SA started it's own breeding program we have had many kind hearted volunteers helping guide the little puppies futures.

Claire Donovan is one of them.  Claire raised 68 puppies between 2002 and 2015.  She was reunited with Panda, the first puppy she puppy raised, when Panda retired after her working life in Darwin.

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