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Paw Prints Spring 2019

August 2nd, 2019

The Paw Prints newsletter is out now! This edition of Paw Prints is dedicated to sharing some of the wonderful outcomes for our clients, made possible by you and your continued support of Guide Dogs.

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Paws for a Cause at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza

July 16th, 2019

These school holidays, Guide Dogs is teaming up with Westfield Tea Tree Plaza to celebrate all things pets with Paws for a Cause Pet Photography! Join us in 'The Secret Life of Pets 2' Zone, Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 July.

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A Dream Come True for Young Carer, Harvey

July 12th, 2019

Like most ten-year-old kids, Harvey LOVES dogs. But, as one of the estimated 750,000 Young Carers who support a family member living with disability, he often misses out on the experiences of other kids his age. To say thanks to Harvey for being a Young Carer, Guide Dogs SA/NT and Little Dreamers fulfilled his dream to spend a PAWsome day with our puppies and dogs-in-training!

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Celebrating National Volunteer Week 2019

May 20th, 2019

Happy National Volunteer Week! Today, a group of our valued volunteers and staff paraded through Adelaide with Volunteering SA & NT in celebration of the amazing contribution volunteers make to our community.

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Highlights of International Guide Dog Day 2019

April 26th, 2019

On Wednesday 24 April, around 300 Guide Dogs SA/NT clients and supporters celebrated International Guide Dog Day with our annual Paws Parade to honour the life-changing work of Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs for people living with disability. We hope you enjoy these highlights of the day!

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Legal access rights: Lachlan and Zeke

April 17th, 2019

When Lachlan and his family were matched with Autism Assistance Dog ‘Zeke’, their lives changed forever. From a simple trip to the supermarket to the family’s first theme-park holiday, his mum Judy says:  “Zeke is Lachlan’s ticket to the outside world.”

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Celebrating access and inclusion: Joan and Ellis

April 15th, 2019

Joan, a Guide Dog user and keen traveller, began her journey with Guide Dogs SA/NT in 1991 alongside a black Labrador named ‘Velvet’. She has recently been matched with her fourth Guide Dog ‘Ellis’ and together they will graduate at a special Awards Ceremony on International Guide Dog Day.

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Legal access rights: Arron and Helix

April 13th, 2019

Arron is a Guide Dog user and talented musician who performs at music venues across Australia. Since being matched with his first Guide Dog Helix in 2017, Arron’s career has flourished along with his newfound independence to go where he wants, when he wants.

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Celebrating access and inclusion: Josiah and Vespa

April 11th, 2019

In the lead up to International Guide Dog Day on Wednesday 24 April, we’re celebrating how our amazing dogs can change the lives of people living with disability. We’re pleased to launch this series of client stories with a newly matched team who will graduate at our Awards Presentation on International Guide Dog Day.

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