guide dog


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a dog trained to guide the blind

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Maggi Burgess and her guide dog, Annie, have been shortlisted for the Inspirational Guide Dog Owner award, which goes to an owner who's achieved something exceptional or overcome a significant challenge.
The Guide Dog Association is calling on the Government to give blind or partially sighted people more protection, as figures show 240 seeing-eye dogs have been attacked over the past two years - a record-high average of 10 a month and up from three a month five years ago.
The group is made up from Guide Dog Owners, Puppy Walkers, boarders and sighted guides.
I'm so made up I want to tell everyone how good it is having a guide dog.
The survey also revealed that 83% of those from England believe it is the guide dog who decides or can help decide when to cross the road, not the owner - a common misconception.
Currently there are almost 5,000 guide dog owners in the UK where Guide Dogs trains almost 1,000 dogs a year including Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant's part-sponsored puppies Jag and Landy.
The Guide Dogs service receives no government funding so everyone taking part will be supporting someone with sight loss to experience the life changing benefit of a guide dog.
One in five also thought that you have to be completely blind to qualify for a guide dog.
Emily trained Wales's oldest guide dog owner, 91-year-old Thomas Threlfall of Benllech on Anglesey, and his black labrador Eddie.
Modus Advanced Dental Clinic, in Station Avenue, Tile Hill, presented Guide Dogs with PS2,500, in order to name a new puppy starting out life as a future guide dog.
Laura Pugh, Animal Care Lecturer, commented "Level 2 Animal Care students at Walford are currently doing an animal establishment's module, they have been talking about guide dogs and what their establishment does and how guide dogs improve the quality of life for people with visual problems this brings it to life really for them and is a great opportunity meet a guide dog in real life.
Engagement manager for Guide Dogs in London, Rob Harris, told OT that minor incidents with cyclists were "highlighted as the biggest issue" by guide dog users in London.
I am lucky enough to have "adopted" a guide dog, who, unfortunately, did not quite make the grade as a guide dog, but, none the less, is an amazing credit to both myself, herself and the guide dogs.
A CHARITY event held in Aberdeen has raised more than PS31,000 for a guide dog group.
Sue Summersgill, who is a member of the choir and also a puppy walker for Guide Dogs, formerly Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, said: "We will be collecting for guide dogs throughout the carolling and naturally we will have a guide dog puppy there in the hope that if the singing doesn't persuade people to part with their money, the guide dog pup will