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How things first began, by Gill Sheppard, Chairman, Seeing Dogs

Posted: July 26th, 2021

Readers of a certain age may remember a BBC Schools’ broadcast of that name. But we are not going back into prehistory, just to the final years of the last century! At that time, several committee members of the Circle of Guide Dog Owners (COGDO) were becoming increasingly dissatisfied with how the guide dog movement

Dogs’ sixth sense? by Seeing Dogs’ Trustee, Neil Eward

Posted: July 21st, 2021

I tuned in to a local radio station the other day and they were holding a phone-in discussing whether dogs and other animals see ghosts! It was actually quite interesting and, unusually, most of calls were quite sensible. Opinions were, naturally, varied.  Most of those who said it was rubbish also stated they did not

In Defence of Dogs, by Neil Ewart

Posted: July 21st, 2021

Shortly after the American Civil War the owner of a dog took a third party to Johnson County Court in America. A suit for damages for the killing of another person’s dog was the charge. The owner denied his dog was aggressive, but some evidence showed that the defendant had shot the dog in malice,

The worrying rise in dog theft, by Neil Ewart

Posted: July 19th, 2021

The theft of dogs has been in the news a lot recently. It is nothing new, but since the start of the pandemic, there has been a worrying increase.  As the crisis dies down, unfortunately, I see no reason why this despicable crime will disappear. Dogs are stolen for money!  Either they are being sold