Three generations of Guide Dogs. The power of your support!
Kara is the third generation Guide Dog for Kaylene: and each of her Guide Dogs has played a critical role in her life.
Meet Guide Dogs Bentley, Monty and Terry
In August, Guide Dogs WA celebrated three life-changing partnerships at a special graduation ceremony in Perth.
How one special Guide Dog has changed lives
Guide Dog Autumn has given the gift of independence to Tara. “When I lost my sight, I was very trapped in our home, but Autumn has given me back some of my freedom that I’d lost.”
Guide Dogs WA acknowledges the dedication of four special dogs
On Tuesday 30 March 2021, four Guide Dogs and their handlers graduated at a Guide Dog Graduation Ceremony.
A Perfect Match
With Guide Dog Alfie by her side Annalise has her independence back.
Sweet Ginny is Putting all her Training to Work
Sweet and clever Guide Dog Ginny is putting all her training to work.
International Guide Dog Day Street Appeal
On Wednesday 28 April 2021 our orange army will take to the streets of Perth once again for our annual International Guide Dog Day Street Appeal.
Celebrating Freedom and Independence of Five Life-Changing Partnerships
On Thursday 3 December 2020, five Guide Dogs and their handlers graduated at a Guide Dog Graduation Ceremony.
The Dream has Come True for Tegan!
Guide Dog Loui has opened a whole new world of independence for Tegan, just as she imagined when she was younger.
It Takes a Village to Raise and Train a Guide Dog like Bella
It’s been 18 months since she was paired with Bella, and today, Edwina can’t imagine life without her precious Guide Dog.
A day in the Life of the ‘Dog Whisperer’
Meet Phil Stanley. Phil is Guide Dogs WA’s own ‘dog whisperer’. For 39 years Phil has been training life changing Guide Dogs.
Winston Helps Serge Reclaim Independence
Last year Serge was matched to Guide Dog Winston. Since Winston joined his family Serge has not looked back.
Jaxx Makes Life So Much Easier for Brad
With Guide Dog Jaxx by his side, life is so much easier for Brad.
Guide Dog Jessie Is The Perfect Match
Read Brianna’s story about how Guide Dog Jessie liberated her & enabled her to participate in the outside world. Find out how you can help
Guide Dog Graduation – June 2019
Eight recently-qualified Guide Dog/Handler partnerships were joined by over 200 Sponsors, Puppy Raisers, Boarders, family and friends to attend a special Guide Dog Graduation Ceremony.
Guide Dog Gives Control Back
For much of her life, the only thing Wendy had control over was her hair…. and believed she wasn’t smart enough to make any other decisions for herself.
Danny & Guide Dog Landy’s Story
Danny and his Guide Dog, Landy, formally graduated in September 2018, in a ceremony which was held in the Perth CBD. He graduated alongside 6 other Guide Dogs and their handlers.
Guide Dog Austin Provides Independence
Since Pat’s husband of 36 years died suddenly, she has felt isolated, vulnerable and exposed. And, being blind, she has good reason, too. Pat’s vulnerability was highlighted not long after husband passed, when callous thieves first broke into her house, while she was still at home!
Guide Dog Graduation Ceremony
A very special Guide Dog graduation ceremony was held at Central Park in the Perth CBD in September 2018.
Ruby Rallies To Give Renewed Independence
Most people with a Guide Dog have faced more than their fair share of challenges. And then there are some, like Denise, who have had more than most.
Sundae Delivers Freedom & Independence
Guide Dog, Sundae, became part of Eric’s family has given him his independence back – and a fresh outlook on life.
Tegan’s dream of independence
Tegan has been desperate for a Guide Dog for as long as she can remember as it represents so much more than a loyal companion.
Jeremy tackles new heights for Guide Dogs
Perth Paralympian Jeremy McClure will be celebrating International Guide Dog Day on 26 April by Abseiling down the QV1 building
Barry and Pluto shoot for the stars
Accomplished Barrister Barry shares his story about life with Guide Dog Pluto
“When I lost my vision, I lost myself”
Robert had to give up everything he loved and he shut himself away. Thanks to Coco, Robert’s life has changed forever.
Robbie takes the lead
Many of us look forward to retirement – but when it’s a Guide Dog who’s retiring, it can be daunting for a person whose very freedom depends on them.
Tom opens up Janine’s world
At just 12 years old, Janine’s life hit a roadblock. She found out she was legally blind, which meant that everything was about to change.
Guide Dog Cali Restores Jayne’s Trust
At just 20, Jayne was assaulted so severely, it left her blind. Guide Dog Cali has helped her trust again.
Jackie’s Guardian Angel has Paws
Jackie underwent a cataract operation to improve her vision, only to lose her sight less than six months later from type two diabetes.