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Puppy Walking

Guide dog puppyPuppy walking is a crucial volunteering role which prepares guide dog puppies for their working life ahead by familiarising them with different environments including the home, towns and public transport.

Volunteer puppy walkers provide the full-time care and education of a puppy from six weeks of age until they are between 12 and 14 months old. The puppies then return to Guide Dogs to begin formal training.

Read more about puppy walking


Swansea guide dog attack

Julie -and -gwen 170Guide Dogs Cymru is calling for a change in the law after a guide dog was attacked and injured just yards from her owner's home.

Julie Rees, of Swansea, screamed for help as a loose dog flew at black Labrador Gwen, who was working and in harness. The attacker clamped its jaws around the guide dog's throat as she yelped in pain.

Read more about the attack on guide dog Gwen


Pontypool RFC and Guide Dogs Cymru - a great team!

Pontypool 220Pontypool RFC has chosen Guide Dogs Cymru as its charity of the season. Christian Hyde and his guide dog Sasha went along to Pontypool Park to meet club captain Luke Dyckhoff, launching the club's bid to raise enough money to Name a Puppy by the end of the season. Fans will have the final say on the name - but what will it be?

Read more about Pontypool RFC and Guide Dogs Cymru


Are you up for the challenge?

Ianjenkyn190x143If you’re aiming for a healthier lifestyle, why not target a Guide Dogs Cymru challenge?

Throughout the year there are Guide Dogs challenge events to match all levels and abilities.


February Guide Dogs Cymru Newsletter

Cymru Newsletter February 2014 PDF 833kb

Highlights: Pat on the back for service delivery, volunteering, news, fundraising, campaigns updates and events local to you.




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