Forward magazine

Forward is Guide Dogs’ magazine for supporters, clients and the general public. First published in 1943, each edition is packed with news, events and stories about the amazing people and dogs involved with us, from owners and volunteers to trainers and fundraisers.

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Welcome to the Autumn/Winter 2019 edition of Forward!

There are not one but two cheeky and adorable duos on the front of this issue. Gracing our cover this time is the moment that TV presenters Ant and Dec met their life-changing namesake guide dog puppies, as the (human) pair got involved with this year’s Guide Dogs Appeal – see page 29.

On page 14, you can read about some of the amazing service users, volunteers and staff who have won one of our People Awards. These awards are a wonderful celebration of the incredible contributions of those who are part of this charity.

Our long-read feature, starting on page 20, is about yoga-loving guide dog owner, Priya. And if our ‘Day In The Life Of’ feature is your favourite, then you’re in for a treat. This time, it’s the turn of Training and Behaviour Advisor, Merry Martin – turn to page 25.

Forward accessible PDF (PDF 10.6MB)

Forward text file (TEXT 115KB)

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We hope you enjoy reading this edition of your magazine.

Previous editions

Spring/Summer Forward 2019 (PDF 10.9MB)

Autumn Forward 2018 (PDF 5.3MB)

Spring Forward 2018 (PDF 10.3MB)

Autumn Forward 2017 (PDF 4.9MB)

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