Guide Dogs

Tasmanian woman marks 50 years of guide dog help, says hardest thing is saying goodbye

Merran Thurley has had the assistance of guide dogs for the past 50 years, and over that time she has developed her own methods to make the most of …

Pets

Apple unveils its latest emojis on World Emoji Day

<b>It's a great day to be bald, ginger, grey, or curly-haired - or, indeed, a lobster.</b><p>All of the above have made it into the latest batch of Apple emojis, unveiled to mark "World Emoji Day" on Tuesday.<p>The coming of the colourful characters was announced back in February by the Unicode Consortium, the …

Disability

The Stonewall Inn Hosts LGBTQ+ Nightlife Community Service Animal And Disability Access Training, 7/18

Stonewall Inn has teamed up with Disability Rights New York, the Guide Dog Foundation and America's Vet Dogs to host an LBGTQ Nightlife Community …

LGBTQI

Merran Thurley celebrates five decades of puppy love

PAW-FECT PAIR: Merran Thurley and Jacob the black Labrador Retriever have been working side-by-side since January. Picture: Neil Richardson<p>of<p>Picture: …

Pets

'I felt like I could go anywhere and do anything': Visually impaired woman's guide dog forced to retire

A visually impaired Regina woman was forced to retire her service dog, Rick, after incident with a cyclist.<p>Ashley Namath had Rick as a service dog …

Pets

Cyclist robs blind Regina woman of her lifeline to independence

In a split second, Ashley Nemeth was robbed of her lifeline to independence when her guide dog was struck by an impatient cyclist.Nemeth, who is …

Pets

VIDEO: Psychic guide dog seems to accurately predict World Cup results

England fans will have more cause to celebrate when England faces Sweden in the World Cup quarter-finals this weekend, if this young guide dog is to …

Pets

Regina woman loses guide dog due to collision with cyclist

For Regina resident Ashley Nemeth, her guide dog Rick was her lifeline, helping her navigate the tasks of everyday life.<p>“I used to just be able to …

Canadian News

Queen's University student graduates with a first thanks to his guide dog

Despite his disability, a musically talented 21-year-old from Co Armagh has received a First from Queen's.<p>James Cunningham, partially sighted from …

Belfast

Edinburgh driver suspended for refusing Paralympian and guide dog

A PRIVATE hire driver has been suspended over claims he denied service to a Paralympic cycling champion and her guide dog at Edinburgh Airport.<p>Gold …

Dogs

Blind man and his guide dog left 'humiliated' after London restaurant refuses to serve them

A blind man and his guide dog were left “humiliated” when they were refused a seat at a London restaurant.<p>Dave Kent, 58, and his dog Chad were turned …

UK News

People mark 'Take Your Dog To Work Day' with pictures of busy pups

<b>Frenchies in offices, staffies on building sites and labradors in campsites - these are just some of the sights you can expect to see on #TakeYourDogToWorkDay.</b><p>The hashtag has been used over 25,000 times at the time of writing, with people sharing pictures of their busy pooches on social media.<p>The …

Social Media

'Refusing my guide dog is not just illegal, it's wrong'

<b>Sam Little thinks she puts up with a lot as a guide dog owner.</b><p>Not only do people tell her she "doesn't look blind" enough to need one but she is faced with constant ignorance from people who think they can turn away her dog, Ziggy.<p>Sam is protected by the law but still she has been refused access to …

Pets

Blind man ‘devastated and humiliated’ after guide dog kicked out of restaurant

A blind man’s seeing eye dog has been kicked out of a restaurant in regional Victoria, leaving its owner feeling ‘humiliated’.<p>Michelle told Tom …

Pets

Viral social media post sparks important PSA about service animals

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Play Video - 1:42<p>June 19th, 2018<p>A woman’s story about a service dog approaching her without its owner has gone viral and started an important conversation. TODAY’s Carson Daly reports from the Orange Room about what you should do if a guide dog or …

Social Media

‘Days Of Our Lives’ Star Alison Sweeney Asks Fans For Help Choosing 4-Legged Hero

Ali Sweeney, star of 'DOOL' and 'The Biggest Loser,' made a plea to her fans, asking them to choose their favorite Hero Dog.<p>Star of the NBC daytime …

Pets

Guide dog puppies changing lives in youth detention amid 'desperate need' for trainers

Young men detained for assault, theft and drug offences are training guide dogs in a program they say has changed their lives.<p>They are doing such a …

Wales

OJ and Guide Dog Dozer Adopted; Canine Duo Captured Hearts

The inseparable duo crept into the hearts of millions earlier this year when their owner was forced to part ways with them after becoming homeless,</b> …

Guide Dogs

Blind dachshund and guide dog friend adopted together

- A blind dachshund and the pit bull that serves as his guide were adopted together over the weekend.<p>The pair were briefly split during a messy …

Pets

Blind dachshund and pit bull who acts as his "guide dog" have found a forever home together

A blind dachshund named O.J. and his pit bull sidekick, Dozer, stole the hearts of millions earlier this year. The unlikely duo were inseparable when …

Pets

Blind dachshund looks so happy that someone has adopted him and his pit bull ‘guide dog’

This adorable blind dachshund looks overjoyed that he has finally been adopted – and that his pit bull ‘guide dog’ is coming home with him too.<p>OJ the …

Pets

After Adoption Drama Separated Them, Blind Dog and Guide Dog BFFs Finally Find Home Together

OJ the blind, 12-year-old dachshund and his best buddy Dozer, a pit bull that helps the little canine get around, are giving forever another shot.<p>The …

Pets

Watch The Precious Moment When A Woman Saw Her Guide Dog For The First Time

Mary Sedgwick has been blind since 2003, but advanced technology has answered her prayers.<p>After being diagnosed with bilateral optic neuritis as a …

Pets

Alberta guide dog advocate focuses on illegitimate service dogs

It’s easier now more than ever to pass off your dog as a service animal, when it really isn’t, according to a member of a Canadian guide dog advocate.<p>…

Pets

How To Help Guide Dogs And Their Owners Live Happy And Safe Lives

Would you know how to tell if a person needs assistance or not?<p>‘Next Steps’ - a regular feature from our HumanKind project - focuses on how the …

Pets

North Wales bus firm now has its own guide dog puppy

STAFF at a public transport firm came face to face with their very own guide dog puppy.<p>Members from Arriva Buses Wales Wrexham, Rhyl and Chester …

News (Wales)

Total Duration

To play this video you need to enable JavaScript.<p>The guide dog that spies on people who ignore its owner<p>3:183.9k views<p>Amit Patel's guide dog, Kika, has a camera that films the discrimination he can't see.<p>Published on 15 May 2018<p>More information about the video<p>Rethinking disability<p>4 VIDEOS<p>13:2834.6k …

Dogs

Blind Woman Sees Her Guide Dog For The First Time Ever!

5 days ago<p>WATCH: This is such a beautiful moment, need I say more? Just watch as this woman sees her guide dog for the first time:<p>"><p>Support CCI At …

Dogs

Special Glasses Help a Blind Woman See Her Guide Dog for the First Time!

3 weeks ago<p>We don't care if you are not a dog person, which by the way if you're not....<p>WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!?<p>Either way, you'll be hysterically …

Pets

Blind Woman Sees Guide Dog For The First Time

3 weeks ago<p>Prepare yourself, you won't be able to watch this without crying!<p>A woman has a degenerative impairment that makes her legally blind and …

Pets