Richard Llewellyn, the guide dog
mobility instructor who nominated Maggi and Annie, says: "What Maggi wanted to achieve by getting a guide dog
is something most of us take for granted - just popping down the road for milk and bread.
The figures arrive as MPs discuss the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, which would make an attack on an assistance dog an aggravated offence, and also make it an offence for a dog to be dangerously out of control when there is "reasonable concern" that it will injure an assistance dog such as a guide dog
It was a great chance for us to meet the students, who raised enough money from the event to name their own Guide Dog
HIGHLIGHT: To mark the start of Guide Dog
Week the Liver Building in Liverpool had | |guide dogs
projected on it GAVIN TRAFFORD
We also found that 7% assumed that the NHS or social care services (14%) are mainly responsible for providing guide dogs
- a responsibility that regular readers will know solely falls to Guide Dogs
as the service receives no Government funding for the guide dog
service and is completely reliant on donations.
The guide dog
service receives no government funding and depends entirely upon public support including from businesses such as Jaguar Land Rover.
owner Craig Blackbird from Houghton-le-Spring had to leave university after completely losing his sight.
It announced the survey ahead of Guide Dogs
Week which runs from October 3-11 and has a theme of "Let's Glow" in tribute to the famous neon flash on the guide dog
They have been using their guide dog
training skills to teach the traumatised animals at the rescue centre, how to play and relax, but they need toys for the dogs, Guide please go uk and so the couple have launched an appeal on the Guide Dogs
Cymru Facebook page.
Meeting a person like Kevin and his guide dog
Freddie, was really interesting and just seeing how much Freddie has positively impacted Kevin's life makes all the organisation and fund-raising worthwhile.
For more information on the Guide Dogs
charity, please visit www.
AN INCREASE in the number of working guide dogs
being hit by bicycles on London's streets has led to the launch of a new awareness campaign.