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Paw Prints Autumn 2019

March 1st, 2019

The latest edition of the Paw Prints newsletter is out now! In this edition we are proud to share some of the wonderful outcomes for our clients, outcomes that were only made possible by you and your continued support of Guide Dogs.

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Celebrating the C Litter's Graduation

February 22nd, 2019

On Wednesday 20 February, we welcomed over 250 Guide Dogs supporters to celebrate the graduation of our beautiful C Litter! A big thank you once again to Hotel Grand Chancellor for the warm welcome and for accommodating our dogs on their special day.

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Raise a puppy, change lives.

January 25th, 2019

A team of dedicated Puppy Raisers is responsible for helping Guide Dogs SA/NT to develop and socialise puppies on their journey towards becoming Guide Dogs.

Murray Bridge resident, Natalie, who is currently raising her third puppy for Guide Dogs, shares a glimpse into the life of a Puppy Raiser.

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Don’t miss ‘Pick of the Litter’ – now showing!

January 14th, 2019

Have you ever wondered what it takes to train a Guide Dog to the high standards needed to change someone’s life?

A brand new dog-umentary called Pick of the Litter follows five determined puppies who, from the moment they’re born, begin an incredible journey to become Guide Dogs for people living with vision impairment.

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Year of the Dog: our highlights of 2018

December 21st, 2018

Did you know 2018 is the Year of the Dog? Of course, at Guide Dogs SA/NT, it’s always the year of the dog! But this truly has been a momentous year for our dogs, clients, volunteers and staff.

While too much has happened to cover in just one blog post, we’ve selected some of our favourite moments from the past 12 months for reflection and celebration.

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Celebrating a new partnership between Adelaide Oval and Guide Dogs SA/NT

December 14th, 2018

Guide Dogs SA/NT is thrilled to announce the launch of a two-year charity partnership with Adelaide Oval! This collaboration provides a unique opportunity to raise funds and awareness for our work enhancing community participation, inclusion and wellbeing for South Australians living with vision impairment, other sensory impairment, and the families of children with autism.

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Mastering a positive attitude is Marie’s key to success

December 6th, 2018

This week, we celebrated International Day of People with Disability but, at Guide Dogs SA/NT, our clients offer a daily reminder that disability is not a barrier to achieving goals.

As Guide Dog user and tenpin bowling champion, Marie puts it, ‘Every day, people with vision impairment are told, “You can’t do this. You can’t do that.” My answer is “Watch me.” I’ll show you what I will do.’

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In Memory of Rosemary Penn

November 14th, 2018

At Guide Dogs SA/NT, we are saddened by the news that our treasured friend and Life Member, Rosemary Penn OAM, passed away peacefully last week. We offer our heartfelt condolences to the Penn family. Vale, Rosemary. You will be greatly missed.

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