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Seeing Dog in the News

Posted: 11th February 2022

Wow! How great is THIS! Take a look at this story in the Antrim Guardian about how Georgie the Labrador is making a difference to a visually impaired lady from Antrim town. Read about the part played by amazing Seeing Dog Instructor, Sue Scott.  

The value of having pet insurance, by Neil Ewart, Trustee, Seeing Dogs

Posted: 5th January 2022

  Seeing Dogs Alliance requires good funding to continue the work we are doing and to expand our services to as many clients as we can. Currently, there isn’t a fortune in the bank but we are in a position to finance our second trainer plus acquire and look after sufficient dogs. However, a growing

Seeing Dogs’ Trustee, Stephen Anderson, and Seeing Dog, Barney, and their quest to end discrimination against them

Posted: 4th January 2022

Seeing Dogs matched me with Barney in 2016.  I will be forever grateful to all those who have been involved in his training, particularly John.  Barney has given me a new lease of life, as well as giving me my best friend. When I was matched with Barney, I started going out quite a lot

Help us raise funds to train more Seeing Dogs for blind and visually impaired people in the UK

Please help us change more lives by making a £10 donation to help us train more Seeing dogs

Posted: 16th November 2021

Seeing Dogs relies on donations to continue our important work to train dogs to make a life-changing difference to blind and partially sighted people living in the UK. Please support our charity and help us change more lives by making a £10 donation today. Thank you from everyone at Seeing Dogs – your donation will

Is your dog overweight? Why blowing three pips on a whistle is the NUMBER ONE thing you need to know!

Posted: 3rd November 2021

Overweight dogs are becoming as much as a problem as overweight people. Carrying too much weight puts added pressure on the vital organs and the ball joints of the dog. Know your breed of dog and make sure you keep a consistent weight for the dog (it can’t do it by itself). Hopefully, it will

5 Tips to help keep your dog calm this 5th November!

Posted: 26th October 2021

Bonfire Night isn’t that far away, and every 5 November we can hear the sound of rockets and sparklers – bangs and hisses that can upset your your dog – or indeed all pets.  With this in mind, here are 5 tips from the team at Seeing Dogs to help keep your pets safe and

Five Tips to avoid a ‘Howl-oween’ on 31st October

Posted: 25th October 2021

With Halloween just around the corner, many will be looking forward to the prospect of tasty treats we are seeing advertised right now. However, please remember our four-legged friends can’t eat many of the treats enjoyed during Halloween. This holiday poses a number of health risks to dogs, from eating sweets and chocolate – which

Two months in post: updates from Seeing Dog’s new Instructor, Sue Scott

Posted: 22nd October 2021

You may recall that in September, Seeing Dogs was delighted to let you know that Sue Scott, a highly experienced trainer formerly with Guide Dogs, had come on board as an Instructor at Seeing Dogs. We thought it you would be interested to hear how Sue has been getting along in her post, and what

Seeing Dogs in the News!

Posted: 19th October 2021

Seeing Dogs is delighted to be in the popular weekly magazine, The People’s Friend, on 9th October, 2021.  If you haven’t been able to get hold of a copy, please take a look at the pdf version of the article by Anne Evans here! We hope you enjoy it and please share it with friends

Another True ‘Tail’ of Dogs on Trains by Neil Ewart, Trustee, Seeing Dog Alliance

Posted: 16th October 2021

In 1875, a clerk, who worked at the parcel office of a railway station in Manchester, received a visit from a highly irate man.  He asked if a dog that he had previously brought to the station to be sent on to the Liverpool Dog Show had been despatched to Liverpool on the 11.15 train,

A True ‘Tail’ of Dogs on Trains by Neil Ewart, Trustee, Seeing Dog Alliance

Posted: 13th October 2021

If you  travel with your Seeing Dog, or indeed any dog, on the train, how is your journey? I hope do hope it runs smoothly so everyone has a stress free and enjoyable experience. However, travelling with any animal always requires due care and attention and I thought you would be interested to read about a

7 tips to protect your Seeing Dog – or any dog! – from ‘dognappers’!

Posted: 8th October 2021

During Victorian times dog thieves were rampant around the streets of London. They operated very closely with ‘dog finders’ and ‘dog restorers’ who charged fees of their own for the safe return of the stolen dogs.  Then there were the street sellers of dogs, some of whose animals may well have been the by-products of