Today is national hug day!

Over two million people in the UK are currently living with sight loss, and by 2050 this number is predicted to have doubled. Every day guide dogs help to improve the life of people with sight loss through the work that they carry out.

But as you can see from our picture of guide dog puppy Charles, hugging is also an essential part of their day! (Thanks to puppy...
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The big Dogalogue January sale is still on, and we've added even more brilliant bargains to end this month with a bang!

Save 40% on our charming, cotton Labrador Tea Towel – an essential for any dog lover’s kitchen! bit.ly/2k8pOs2

Dogalogue is our online charity shop and 100% of profits from Dogalogue goes to Guide Dogs.

[Photo description - Dogalogue Labrador tea towel]
Did you know that we also have a wide range of services available to help children and young people?

Many people are unaware that there is no longer a minimum age limit for guide dog ownership, with many young people under the age of 16 now benefitting from the independence that a guide dog provides.

Find out more about guide dogs for children and young people on our website [ Bit.ly Link...
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Meet Irvine. Irvine is one of our puppies you can sponsor to help transform the life of someone with sight loss.

Find out more [ Guidedogs.org.uk Link ]

[Photo description - guide dog puppy Irvine]
Save up to 75% in the Dogalogue January Sale!

We’ve slashed the prices on lots of our stock, like this cosy water-resistant Heated Scarf – perfect for chilly weekend walks! [[ Dogalogue.com Link ]

Head on over to Dogalogue.com and treat yourself to some huge savings now. [[ Bit.ly Link ]

And with 100% of profits from Dogalogue going to Guide Dogs, every purchase helps transform the lives of...
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Have you heard of our CustomEyes books?

CustomEyes books are tailor-made large print books to assist children and young people aged 25 and under, with a visual impairment or dyslexia.

We can offer a wide selection of over 4,000 large print books, with new titles added to the collection on a monthly basis.

Find out more about CustomEyes and the range of books available on our website [...
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In 2017 take on the challenge of a lifetime! Sign up today for the 100k Yorkshire for only £50!

Challenge yourself to take on the 100k Yorkshire and help give someone the gift of independence.

With a BRAND NEW ROUTE for 2017, trek 100k in 24 hours taking in the rural and rugged landscape of the Yorkshire countryside [ Bit.ly Link ]

[Photo description - People taking part in the Yorkshire...
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Our exciting new Access All Areas petition has just been launched!

The petition calls on the UK Government to make disability equality training a requirement for all taxi and minicab drivers, the training will make drivers more aware of the rights and needs of disabled people.

42% of guide dog owners surveyed told us that they had been refused entry to a taxi or minicab in the last year...
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I've joined the Access All Areas campaign!

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Please read this article from guide dog owner Sam Heaton about inclusivity for all.

Access All Areas Message Continues To Combat Barriers - Disability United

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Have you heard about our My Guide service?

My Guide, our sighted guiding service, aims to help people with sight loss get out of their homes and engage with their community, rebuilding their confidence and independence.

Find out more about My Guide via our website bit.ly/2iZNS3m

[Photo description - One of our My Guide partnerships, Tony and Jenny, taking a walk]
Has your dog been enjoying the snow showers like This Morning Puppy Luna?

Hope the weather is not causing too many problems where you are and if you have any snowy photos of your four legged friends we'd love to see them.
Don’t miss out on the great gifts on offer in the Dogalogue January Sale, like this tan Dog Design Scarf – now HALF PRICE! Perfect for adding the finishing touch to your look.

Up to 75% off, so visit Dogalogue.com now and start saving [ Bit.ly Link ]

With 100% of profits from Dogalogue going to Guide Dogs, every single purchase you make helps change the lives of blind & visually impaired people.
The Dogalogue January Sale is now on!

You can save up to 75% in our January sale, with brilliant bargains in Calendars, Diaries, Homeware, Pet Products & Food Gifts.

Head on over to Dogalogue.com and treat yourself to some huge savings now. [ Bit.ly Link ]

And with 100% of profits from Dogalogue going to Guide Dogs, every purchase helps transform the lives of blind & visually impaired...
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Congratulations to Duke! Winner of our #MuddyPup competition with Royal Canin UK
Meet Immie. Immie is one of our puppies you can sponsor to help transform the life of someone with sight loss.

Find out more [ Guidedogs.org.uk Link ]

[Photo description - guide dog puppy Immie]
Did you know that February 22nd is Walking the Dog Day?

Did you also know that you and your dog have the power to give someone a new life? In the UK today, almost two million people are living with sight loss and of those, around 180,000 rarely leave their homes alone.

Help us mark Walking the Dog Day and help raise funds and awareness by doing and do a sponsored dog walk for Guide Dogs...
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Guide dog owner and volunteer Laura Bradley was on RNIB Connect Radio earlier talking about her guide dog Autumn and what it was like to jump out of a plane at 10,000 feet!

You can listen to Laura via this link. She is on episode #015 at 51 minutes in: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Laura was matched with Autumn at the beginning of last year and says she has turned her life around: "Now I’m totally...
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Are you aware of our UK-wide day and weekend family events?

As part of our children and young people services, we offer a vast number of recreational social and adventure activities, which are heavily subsidised or free, across the whole of the UK.

These events provide a great opportunity for families to take a break and allow them to meet other families in a similar situation, all within a...
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We love this photo of one of our puppies at our Guide Dogs National Breeding Centre. Can you think of a caption for it?

[Photo description - One of black Labrador puppies looking at camera with food on its nose]