Gift in Will Stories

Yellow puppy laying on mat looking at camera.

Meet Edna & Aleck

Unbeknown to Guide Dogs WA, Edna had done something quite incredible when she wrote her last Will: she had decided to leave her estate to Guide Dogs WA. This amazing act of generosity will help more Western Australians in the future.
Yellow Labrador in white harness on grass.

Trish’s generosity enabled the training of Guide Dog Elsa

Guide Dog in training Elsa is nearing the completion of her formal training and will be matched with a Western Australian living with low vision.
Yellow puppy standing on grass.

Providing more Guide and Assistance Dogs into the future

Puppies Nancy, Belle and Stanley have been named in honour of Western Australians who have left generous gifts in their Will to Guide Dogs WA
Golden retriever puppy sits wearing an orange coat.

Help Guide their Future

Our four most recent puppy arrivals were sponsored by and named in honor of West Australians who left a gift in their Will to Guide Dog WA.
Dr Arnold Cook with black labrador Dreena

A Special Society Inspired by a Visionary Western Australian

The Arnold Cook Society was named in honour of Dr Arnold Cook who in 1951 established Australia’s first Guide Dog training school right here in Perth.
Black labrador puppy in Guide Dog harness

Frank Mitchell’s Lasting Legacy

His support for VisAbility and Guide Dogs WA began in the 1980’s, and over three decades his generosity progressed from giving regularly to our direct mail appeals to becoming a major donor for some of our significant campaigns.
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