Routine dog health checks

Guide Dogs has been looking after the health of their dogs since 1931 and is constantly ensuring that the health care routine given to guide dog owners is up-to-date with the latest veterinary advice and is the best care that a dog can be given.


The information below is a guide to the general health care that guide dogs should be given. For more detailed information on any of these topics a guide dog owner should contact their Dog Care and Welfare Advisor or the vet they are registered with (owners of pet dogs should contact their local vet).

Health care advice

Dog care and welfare advisors

All guide dog owners are assigned a Dog Care and Welfare Advisor by Guide Dogs. The Advisor is the person that guide dog owners need to contact if they have any queries about the health and care of their dog and they can offer advice and support on a whole range of veterinary care policies and procedures.

Contact the Dog Care and Welfare Advisor

For further information, please use the details on the downloadable PDF to contact your local Dog Care and Welfare Advisor.