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a dog trained to guide the blind

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While retired guide dogs in Japan are often given away to dog lovers, a group of guide dog trainers and guide dog users came up the idea of building a nursing home for them after feeling sorry for elderly dogs having to adjust to new life at the home of their new owners.
The Hokkaido Guide Dogs for the Blind Association conducted artificial insemination of a female guide dog, using sperm of another guide dog, for the first time in Japan.
One example of the way guide dogs and disabled veterans are "better together" is evident with Seymour Lederman, a War World II veteran who has received guide dogs through the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind since 1963.
The idea of guide dogs came about when a German doctor, Gerhard Stalling, observed his pet German shepherd supporting a patient who had lost his sight during the First World War.
Representatives of Guide Dogs Cymru will be at the Eagles Meadow shopping centre, which is also used as a training venue for new guide dogs, on Saturday, July 23, to raise help funds and awareness about the importance of the service they provide.
To register for 'Get Noticed in Neon' or find out about other ways you can support the work of Guide Dogs contact our Newcastle Mobility Team ail Newcastle@guidedogs.
I wanted to thank Guide Dogs for what they have done and help other people to have the same life changing services as me.
Guide Dogs is always looking for volunteer puppy walkers who, with advice and support from a supervisor, will care for a guide dog pup until it is 12-14 months old.
There are currently more than 250 working guide dogs in Wales and the lifetime cost for each one is estimated at just under PS50,000.
Staff will also be on hand for people to learn about guide dogs.
But at Guide Dogs we're hoping to brighten up the darkening months as we all 'Stand Out for Guide Dogs' in Guide Dog Week 2013 from Saturday, October 5 until Sunday, October 13.
By donating the proceeds of each 5p bag sale, you can help Guide Dogs to transform the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted.
The non-profit has placed more than 1,300 of its specially bred and trained German Shepherd Guide Dogs with men and women who are blind across North America, including hundreds right here in Massachusetts.
The 34-year-old, from Lisburn, Co Antrim, ended up missing her flight from Gatwick to Aldergrove on Sunday as easyJet refused to let her board until they received an email from the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association confirming her dog was q u a l i -fied.
THE GUIDE dogs charity is celebrating its 80th birthday next month.