We’re thrilled that some of our guide dog owners attended the Bank of England’s unveiling of the new £10 note at Winchester Cathedral today.

People with sight loss were invited to try out the new note’s tactile feature. The note is printed on polymer and is the first Bank of England banknote with a tactile feature to help people with sight loss.

The new tactile feature on this note is a... View more »
We’re thrilled that some of our guide dog owners attended the Bank
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Choose your challenge and fundraise for Guide Dogs! We dare you to do something unique in 2017. It’s your choice, your challenge, and you who will be changing lives throughout.

You choose the challenge, you set the target. Challenge your mates, family and colleagues. #challengeaccepted

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Choose your challenge and fundraise for Guide Dogs We dare you to

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Today is World Emoji Day and last year Scope released designs for a guide dog emoji as part of their bid to get more diverse emojis available so that disabled people are equally represented...

Read more via Guide Dogs Liverpool Mobility Team

[Photo description - Scope's guide dog Emoji]
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On Tuesday 11 July we held a family summer party at Blair Drummond Safari Park in Scotland.

We were delighted to be joined by families from all over Scotland who enjoyed learning about animal artefacts and meeting the animals in the park. We also had staff doing face painting and teaching guests about accessible technology.

One family said: “A brilliant day, thank you so much. All the team... View more »
On Tuesday 11 July we held a family summer party at Blair

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A huge thank you to our friends at NFU Mutual, who over the past 2 years have raised a massive £277,444 for Guide Dogs and sponsored 28 pups from birth throughout their vital first year of training. Robin had a great time visiting you!
A huge thank you to our friends at NFU Mutual who over

NFU Mutual

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Thank you to all who signed our Pavement Parking petition.

Campaigners from Guide Dogs went to Downing Street to hand this in and it was signed by more than 31,000 people! Thank you.

The petition calls on the Government to introduce a new law to end problem pavement parking, following inaction to address the issue.

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We love this photo of guide dogs in training Wendy and Shelly. What do think they're thinking about?

[Picture shows the two yellow labradors standing up to look over the top of their pen inside the kennel block. We can only see their front paws and their heads. Both Wendy and Shelly have an inquisitive look on their faces]
We love this photo of guide dogs in training Wendy and Shelly
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Jeanette Griffiths
Caroline Mackie
School’s out! Looking for ways to keep your child engaged and entertained during the summer?

Our Grant Service considers funding for iPads and other specialist equipment for children with sight loss for home use. Download an application form by following this link: [ Bit.ly Link ].

Stuck for what apps to use? Direct message our friendly team via this page for advice.

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School’s out Looking for ways to keep your child engaged and entertained

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Did you know that 3 per cent of our dogs are poodle or curly coat retriever crosses? Like our Leamington Guide Dogs Dog Care Team's new recruit Brandon.

We first met This Morning Puppy Luna’s brother Brandon as a very young pup at our National Breeding Centre #TBT

[Photo description - First photo is guide dog in training Brandon lying down, second photo is guide dog puppy Brandon as a young... View more »
Did you know that 3 per cent of our dogs are poodle

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Suebee Wilde
Linda Johnson
Anne Starr
Barbara Smith
Georgia Short
A huge thank you to our friends Simplyhealth Professionals Vets who donated £1 for every pet health care plan purchased during May. The campaign raised £10,000 for Guide Dogs and we welcomed the team to the National Breeding Centre last month for the cheque presentation.
A huge thank you to our friends Simplyhealth Professionals Vets who donated
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Find out more about our services for children and young people bit.ly/2tJ0leU

Did you know that along with our guide dog service we also offer a family support service, education support, large print books (CustomEyes), recreational activities and more?

Read about how we can help young people with sight loss bit.ly/2tJ0leU

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Find out more about our services for children and young people bit ly/2tJ0leU
Fancy winning a photoshoot with famous pet photographer Rachel Oates for your fabulous pooch?

It's easy to enter… all you need to do is tell us what makes your dog’s tail wag in the Great British Dog Survey 2017 at [ Dogsurvey.org.uk Link ] and you'll automatically be entered into our free prize draw! (T&C's apply)
Fancy winning a photoshoot with famous pet photographer Rachel Oates for your

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A huge thank you to Cheshire husband and wife, Peter and June, who recently celebrated their Ruby Wedding Anniversary and chose to give to Guide Dogs in place of anniversary gifts, raising an incredible £755.

June and Peter have experienced first-hand the difference Guide Dogs make to people’s lives as June has the congenital sight condition Retinitis Pigmentosa and has been a guide dog owner... View more »
A huge thank you to Cheshire husband and wife Peter and June

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A huge congratulations and thank you to Four-year-old Daniel from Edinburgh. He recently took part in the Great Scottish Toddle at Holyrood Park and raised a fantastic £263 for Guide Dogs - Guide Dogs Scotland

Daniel’s mum, Pam, says: “We are very proud of Daniel. Since he’s been very little he has always loved putting pennies in the Guide Dogs collection boxes in supermarkets. Daniel is... View more »
A huge congratulations and thank you to Four year old Daniel from

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Sue Castle
We're hosting a Family Summer at the Beaulieu Motor Museum this September! Book your place now [ Facebook.com Link ]
We're hosting a Family Summer at the Beaulieu Motor Museum this September

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We know how much our furry friends love to play, can you help us find out what the nation's favouirte dog toy is… from frisbees to bouncing balls what do you think will be number one?

Let your dog have their say in the Great Brititish Dog Survey 2017 and you could be in with a chance of winning one of our fantastic prizes in our free prize draw.

Prizes include doggy delights, £200 of Pets... View more »
We know how much our furry friends love to play can you

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Loraine Phelan
Charn Menzies
We are excited to be launching ‘Use Your Senses’, the new Guide Dogs 5K fun run, a fun filled day for all with a difference!

Unlike other 5K runs, around the course our Sense Stations will surprise your senses. You could find yourself experiencing a taste challenge, running in to a sea of scented bubbles or enjoying the harmonies of a choir.

Whether you want to take part with your family,... View more »
We are excited to be launching ‘Use Your Senses’ the new Guide

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Tracey Spivey
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Research by YouGov for Guide Dogs shows that 54% of UK drivers park on the pavement. More than half (55%) of these drivers say they think about their impact on people with sight loss, whose lives are being endangered because they are forced to step out into oncoming traffic, but they park on the pavement anyway.

Please sign our petition, bit.ly/PavementParkingBill17, calling for the... View more »
Research by YouGov for Guide Dogs shows that 54 of UK drivers

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Alan Angel
Catch up with all the latest news from This Morning Puppy - guide dog puppy Luna...
Catch up with all the latest news from This Morning Puppy guide dog puppy Luna

This Morning Puppy

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