Guide Dogs

What is it like to eat when you have sight loss?

DINERS in Newport were invited to “switch off the light and switch on their senses” at an event on Wednesday.<p>Raising funds for Sight Cymru and Guide …

News (Wales)

Birmingham Uber driver refused to let blind man and guide dog in his taxi

AN Uber driver refused to let a blind man and his guide dog into his taxi in Birmingham, a court heard.<p>Mohammed Waqas claimed he had a phobia of dogs …

Uber

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on Luna the trainee guide dog: ‘Someone’s going to be very lucky to have Luna’

Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby have spoken about their love for Luna the labradoodle, whose training as a guide dog was followed on This …

Phillip Schofield

‘I was gobsmacked’

A man has hit out at public transport etiquette in Melbourne after he was forced to physically keep people off a train to prevent a seeing-eye dog …

Dogs

Failed guide dog trainee gets new gig as Vice Regal Greeter

She’ll be remembered for making history in June 2017 during what was undoubtedly the most dramatic period in British Columbia’s political …

Regal

'My biggest problem is finding a purpose in life' - Gavin (37) on the double whammy of deaf blindness

Gavin Allman (37) has been legally blind since 2000. His hearing began to deteriorate nine years ago, and he now wears a hearing aid.<p>He walks with a …

News (Ireland)

Russo Brothers To Be Honored At Slamdance 2018; Special Screenings Program Lineup Unveiled

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: Slamdance has named Joe Russo and Anthony Russo as the recipients of the Founders Award, presented to alumni who continue to support the …

Dogs

Guide Dogs NSW needs your help raising 40 puppies

These days the media always seems to be going on about a boom of some sort: housing booms, commodities booms, the Bitcoin boom. Well we’re here to …

Pets

Australians would rather lose a leg or their memory than go blind, research reveals

Optometrists are asking Australians to put eye checks first on their Christmas list after research revealed most Aussies would rather lose a leg than …

Dogs

China’s blind await the year of the guide dog | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Chen Yan is not an ideal guest for most hotels in China. Instead of being welcomed by receptionists, she is often stopped at the front door. Her …

News (China)

How a Guide Dog Changed My Life

Nicole Swingler was just 16 years old when her life changed forever. After contracting an unexpected inflammatory illness, she suddenly had to be …

Dogs

Urgent calls for more guide dog puppy raisers

After losing most of his eyesight to glaucoma, Martin Zgraggen says his guide dog, Kayla, has changed his life.<p>“Somebody had to bring you ; somebody …

Dogs

Blind couple, guide dogs denied service by both Kamloops, B.C., taxi companies

Some drivers said larger cab was needed, allergies prevented them from transporting dogs<p>Victor Marques and his wife Marsha are both blind.<p>They were …

Uber

Patchy the guide dog visits Larkhall store that raised £5000 to fund her journey

Well done to the 101 Store for helping the pup on her way.<p>A VIP – very important pup – visited a Larkhall store last month to thank them for helping …

Dogs

Donation from local philanthropist launches guide dog program for the blind

Her name will be Jocie.<p>Already named and not even here yet, Jocie is the first puppy with a Winnipeg benefactor willing to foot the entire $50,000 …

Dogs

Why Is The Government Still Failing To Protect Assistance Dog Owners From Frequent Taxi And Minicab Refusals?

It will soon be Christmas again, and many of us are gearing up for the hectic weeks of shopping, Christmas parties, the anticipation and planning, …

Pets

"A new lease of life"

An entrepreneur living with retinitis pigmentosa has created a documentary sharing his experience of being a first-time guide dog owner.<p>Daniel …

Optometry

Thousands of American Airlines Flights Might Not Have Pilots This Holiday Season

It’s amazing the havoc a little old computer bug can wreak. This morning Apple patched a flaw that granted an unauthorized user root access to the …

Airlines

Local Eatery, Lions Club Team Up To Help Guide Dog Foundation

Here's how you can help.<p>BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY — The Sag Harbor Lions Club is coming together to support the Guide Dog Foundation with a reception in …

Hartford

In Oregon, Guide Dog Trainers Learn To Let Go

The Hansens did all of Leonard’s favorite things on the day they gave him away.<p>Leonard, usually a good boy, jumped onto a countertop during a game of …

Oregon

Tributes paid to guide dog

PEOPLE in Newport have been paying tribute to a much-loved guide dog whose owner has raised thousands of pounds for charity.<p>Yalena was a familiar …

News (Wales)

Guide dog debate after dispute with Beijing subway

Guide dog access to public transport is once again under debate in China after a blind woman and her guide dog were refused access to the Beijing …

News (China)

2 blind Delmarva residents get freedom of guide dogs, at no charge

CLOSE<p>Truitt was born legally blind and has always wanted a guide dog, but hadn’t seriously pursued it until now. So she applied to the program, was …

Dogs

WATCH: Man says he and his guide dog had to sit on floor on Virgin Train

A man from Liverpool who's registered-blind has told Granada News he was forced to sit on the floor of a Virgin train with his guide dog for nearly …

Dogs

Your Dream Volunteer Job Awaits: The Guide Dog Foundation Needs Puppy Raisers Now

No need to pinch yourself — this is reality. There are puppies out there that need you.<p>The Guide Dog Foundation is looking for puppy raisers to help …

Dogs

How cyclists and guide dogs are reacting to the rise of self-driving cars

Guide Dogs has also raised concerns about electric and autonomous cars.<p>Self-driving cars (AVs) that malfunction and cause damage should result in …

Dogs

RTÉ Today have adopted a puppy and want you to name him

RTÉ Today with Maura and Daithi have adopted an eight-week old puppy and they want you to name him!<p>The show have teamed up with Irish Guide Dogs to …

News (Ireland)

Guide dog puppies create a stir as they ride Muni Metro downtown

Image 1of/12<p>Caption<p>Close<p>If you took the J-Church train in downtown San Francisco Saturday morning, you might have had the chance to ride with a pack …

Dogs

A blind veteran was told to leave a barber shop because of his guide dog

A blind veteran was told to leave a barber shop because of his guide dog.<p>Mark Lucitt, 58, claims he was told to "get out and go away" by staff when …

News (Wales)

Blind veteran thrown out of barber shop because he has guide dog

A blind army veteran was thrown out of a barber shop because he had a guide dog with him.<p>Mark Lucitt, 58, was told to ‘get out’ by staff when he …

Dogs