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Will Writing Event Bunbury

Our popular Bunbury Will writing event is being held again from Tuesday 28 – Thursday 30 November in Bunbury Forum Shopping Centre.
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Write your Will online for free with Safewill – until 21 September 2023

Guide Dogs WA has partnered with Safewill, one of Australia’s leading online Will writing platforms. If you have a simple Will and are comfortable working online then you can write your Will for free up until 21 September 2023
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Puppy Raising opportunities are now available in the South West

Guide Dogs WA needs new Puppy Raising volunteers in the South West to meet the increasing demand for Guide and Assistance Dogs in the Western Australian community.
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Guide Dogs WA welcomes 11 pawfect Guide and Assistance Dog puppies

Guide Dogs WA has twice as much to celebrate, after the organisation welcomed, its second and third puppy litters in November – referred to as the B & C Litters.
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Guide Dogs WA celebrates the careers of 13 remarkable dogs

On Wednesday 2 November, Guide Dogs WA celebrated 13 very special working dogs and their contribution to the Western Australian community at a Graduation Ceremony.
Chief Executive Officer Anna and Instructor Katie with Facility Dog Winston receiving his award.

Facility Dog Winston wins gold at the 2022 RSPCA WA Animal Welfare Awards

Our very own Facility Dog, Winston has won gold at the annual RSPCA WA Animal Welfare Awards. Winston has been specially trained by Guide Dogs WA to provide comfort to victims, witnesses and visitors to the Perth Children’s Court.
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Write your Will online with Willed

If you are planning on writing or updating your Will, and are comfortable working online, then consider this offer from Willed to quickly and easily prepare your Will for only $80 (valid until end of October 2022).
Black dog looking at camera. Bernie, named in honour of a gentleman who generously left a gift in his Will.

Include a Charity Week – Safewill offer for Guide Dogs WA supporters

Online Will writing platform Safewill is offering Guide Dogs WA supporters the opportunity to write their Wills for free during Include a Charity week.
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Guide Dogs WA welcomes first home grown litter of Guide and Assistance puppies

Guide Dogs WA has welcomed its inaugural litter of puppies. The five puppies born to first time brood Janet have officially launched the new Breeding Program.
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First ever Assistance Animal Relief Areas at Perth’s largest community event

For the first time ever, Perth’s largest community event will have two pop-up Assistance Animal Relief Areas at this year’s Australia Day celebrations.
Premier Mark McGowan with Guide Dog in Training, Sheba

Pioneering Guide Dog Breeding and Cadet Programs – a first in WA

Guide Dogs WA world-class Breeding and Cadet programs will ensure more people in Western Australia benefit from Guide and Assistance Dogs.
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Appointment of Anna Presser as CEO

The EverAbility Group Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Anna Presser as Chief Executive Officer.
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Guide Dogs WA supports new airport relief facilities

Guide Dogs WA has supported the launch of the new Service Animal Relief Areas (SARAs) at Perth Airport Terminals 1 and 4.
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Guide Dogs WA new partnership with Delicate Care

Guide Dogs WA is proud to announce our new partnership with Delicate Care.
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Guide Dogs WA welcomes eligibility changes to ACROD parking

The Western Australian Government has announced expanded criteria for the ACROD Parking Program to include people with low vision and Guide Dog handlers.
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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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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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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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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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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
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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.
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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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