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COVID-19

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Introducing our new parent brand, EverAbility Group

Find out more about our new name, our philosophy and our new approach.
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COVID-19 Service Update

The Guide Dogs WA office has reopened after the February 2021 coronavirus outbreak in WA
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A world class Guide and Assistance Dog breeding facility for Guide Dogs WA

Guide Dogs WA has welcomed the announcement from The Premier of Western Australia that a re-elected McGowan Government will provide funding to establish a Guide Dogs WA breeding and cadet training program.
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From our CEO’s Desk

Elizabeth Barnes, our Chief Executive Officer provides an update on the last few months at Guide Dogs WA.
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Meet the New Arrivals

We were very excited to welcome 8 new, and incredibly cute puppies to the training program in late 2020.
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Ford, Jean, Peter and Vicki have arrived!

Thanks to the support of the community Puppies in training Ford, Jean, Peter and Vicki were welcomed to the Guide Dogs WA pack in late June 2020.
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Meet the New Recruits

In the last six months we have welcomed 12 adorable new pups to the training program. They represent a world of hope for Western Australians living with low vision, disability or illness.
CEO Elizabeth Barnes with yellow labrador puppy

From our CEO’s Desk

Elizabeth Barnes, our Chief Executive Officer provides an update on the last few months at Guide Dogs WA.
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Perth is a Paw-fect Shade of Orange

To celebrate International Guide Dog Day, buildings and landmarks in the Perth CBD and surrounds will be lit orange on the evening of 29 April 2020.
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Emergency Appeal – COVID-19

Guide Dogs WA Emergency Appeal to raise $300,000 to meet the future needs of the Guide & Assistance Dog programs
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Perth Upmarket Goes Virtual (21 & 22 March)

The Perth Upmarket has been cancelled due to COVID-19 advice, but continues to support small local businesses in an online arena instead

COVID-19 Update 18 March 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve we want to share important information about the programs at Guide Dogs WA.
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Children’s Therapy Dog Bazza Graduates

Children’s Therapy Dog, Bazza graduates with a ceremony to celebrate the occasion.
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Street Appeal Pupdates

Did you make a contribution at the Guide Dog Day Street Appeal in 2018 or 2019? Thanks to you, over $35,000 was raised each year, which enabled Daisy & Jackson to join the pack.
Participants of Central Park Plunge on roof of Central Park building

Central Park Plungers Smash Target

The 2019 Central Park Plunge Team Smashed The Fundraising Target With Their Amazing Total. Funds Raised Will Help Raise & Train More Assistance Dogs In WA.
Bree with trainee Guide Dog Stewart and Trainer Jenny

Teenagers Test Drive A Guide Dog

Six vision-impaired teenagers took a Guide Dog for a “test drive” in a brand new joint Guide Dogs WA/ VisAbility workshop. It was the first of its kind in Western Australia.
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National Thank You Day

Friday 26 October is National Thank You Day at Guide Dogs Australia. Thank You Day acknowledges the generous contributions of supporters of the Guide Dogs WA training program. Your donations are truly appreciated.
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Australia’s Most Trusted Charity!

Karen Hayes, Spokesperson for Guide Dogs Australia, said the achievement highlighted the importance of trust now more than ever between the public and brands, especially for those acting in the not-for-profit sector.
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