Guide dogs can be a major help in the life of the blind or otherwise disabled. They can help someone to regain a bit of the freedom and independence that said person lost when he or she or became blind or disabled. And besides being a major help with crossing the streets, walking around and picking things up, they can also be a great friend to the person the dog belongs to. But of course that means that there have to be people to train these dogs. One of the organisation that breeds and trains guide dogs is Guide Dogs for the Blind. But what kind of work do they do exactly? Do they train the dogs well? And does the money from donations and other sources of income go to the breeding program or training program, of does a lot end up in the pockets of directors? That is what people that are already in contact with this organisation can tell you. Read their reviews with their experience, opinion and more to find out exactly what Guide Dogs for the Blind stands for.
About Guide Dogs for the Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind is an organisation that breeds and trains guide dogs to help blind people regain at least a portion of the freedom and independence that they lost after they had become blind or otherwise disabled. The name has a double meaning: on the one hand they mean that they work with dogs that will be guide dogs for the blind. On the other hand they mean that they guide their dogs in the training process of becoming a helper dog for blind people. In order to fund all this work, they raise money by programs like Sponsor a Puppy, Lucky Lottery, general fundraising and Name a Puppy.
An example of how a blind person uses a guide dog
Other work of Guide Dogs for the Blind
Besides working with the dogs, they offer rehabilitation services that focus on building up the self-confidence of young adults and children by training that helps them to move around with a cane or learn some alternative ways of communication or daily activities. And they also focus on research on canine behaviour, psycho-social research and ophthalmic research.
Your opinion on Guide Dogs for the Blind
Have you ever come into contact with Guide Dog for the Blind? Maybe you have sponsored a puppy, named a puppy or donated money. In that case, we are curious to know what you think about this organisation. What is your opinion on the training that they provide? Does their research actually benefit science? Maybe you even have a tip or compliment for them. Let us know by leaving a review in which you elaborate on your experience, opinion and other remarks. Your review can help others to get a better view of what this organisation really does.
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My aunt is blind after an accident, and i can feel how much it is difficult to live like this for rest of a;l ife. Her husband died because of health issue, and she is all alone. My brother and I saw this website and contact them for a help. My aunt love dogs and maybe this can help her to be little happy. and also she will get a friend too. i want to tell something about this guide dogs, this is a wonderful concept. there are so many blinds in the world who need someone in their life that can make them happy. THey train dogs to help blind people which is so amazing thing. My aunt sponsored a puppy from here, her name is Mandy and she is an extremely amazing dog. My aunt is happy and so i am