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Bringing you all the latest news from around Scotland as well as features from our staff, volunteers and guide dog owners.

Volunteer puppy walkers wanted

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Do you have what it takes to start a guide dog puppy on the journey to being a fully fledged guide dog?

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

Let's Find Scotland's Real HeroesCarol Smillie TV Presenter

STV has launched a brand new search for Scotland's most deserving local heroes in the second series of RBS - Finding Scotland's Real Heroes, presented by Carol Smillie.

This year's campaign will feature a brand new categories for nominations - Hero Animal of the year.  We are sure there are a few of our guide dogs out there who deserve a mention in this category.

Are you up for the challenge in 2014?Kyak 190 03

If you're looking ahead to 2014 with a healthier lifestyle in mind why not target a Guide Dogs Scotland challenge?

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

Learn more about our life-changing servicesComet Cropped190

Ever wanted to know what it's like to be a guide dog owner and how it can change your life?

"My days are happy from the moment I wake up to the time I go to sleep at night, when I look forward to the next day," says guide dog owner Sandy Alexander.

Read more stories from our guide dog owners, as well as our buddy dog and My Guide service users.


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