When it came time for Zimba to put his paws up,Robbie was ready and waiting in the wings
Every puppy that joins us will change a life
On 23 – 24 July, for every delicious hot dog sold at Wendy’s stores across Australia, $1 will be donated to Guide Dogs Australia— so Public Relations ambassa-dog Luna visited Wendy’s Booragoon to share her supPAWt!
“Mariah has no depth perception, and can’t see curbs, steps, slopes, ditches, bumps, and edges. This means we have to be her eyes for her, and advise her of these tripping/falling hazards.”
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Narelle explains how she feels about the Puppy Raising experience: “I wouldn’t say ‘challenge’ is in the vocabulary at all. It’s been much more of a joy—pure joy—he just gives us so much.”
Maria and Luke’s two young boys were diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome three years ago, and this is what inspired little Jaxx’s name—one X in his name for each of the boys.
So far, the new team, Penny and Robbie, are bonding well in these early months of life together. It was difficult at first, but it’s getting easier and easier for the pair.
When Lin Matthews retired from her High School Library Officer job, she turned to volunteering for a bit of added variety. “I came in to buy a Guide Dog Calendar and asked the shop assistant how I could help!”
Amy first began to lose her vision at age 12, but she was not officially diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) until she was 24 – and her sight continues to degenerate. “A Guide Dog is life-changing!"
Hon Tony Simpson MLA had a particularly fun afternoon last week—the Minister for Youth was treated to a special Puppy Class with Guide Dog Trainer Cadet, Emily!