Close up of a black labrador puppies face

This International Guide Dog Day, 28 April, Blind Low Vision NZ is celebrating the essential role that Puppy Raisers play...

Guide Dog Vesper is a black Labrador x Golden Retriever who graduated in December 2020. Vesper found his forever home...

Lydia and her dog.

What is your role at Guide Dogs? I am the Guide Dog Health and Breeding Programme Manager. My role oversees...

An assortment of dogs and people.

How did your volunteering begin with guide dogs? About 15 years ago in Lower Hutt when our children were two,...

Fergus

Fergus continues to be his lovely, calm, intelligent self. His Puppy Raisers tell us he’s been thoroughly enjoying exploring many...

three guide dog puppies

Sloan adores soft toys The adorable Sloan is growing fast and settling in well, right now loving chewing and playing...

Jess and her guide dog love to walk Ella to school.

“My guide dog makes a huge difference. And, she’s also my best friend.” Jess has been blind since she was...

Greer Gerson and her chocolate Labrador Boo

You’ve only joined us from Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs about a year ago, but in your 27-year career, you’ve...

Geoff Laws and a black Labrador at the beach.

Geoff Laws has boarded many of our dogs over the years, and has recently become a kennel volunteer. How did...

Guide Dog Ruby is a black Labrador Retriever who graduated in November 2020. Ruby settled very quickly in her Christchurch...

A guide dog’s journey begins at our purpose-built Breeding and Development Centre (BDC) in Manurewa. The dogs in our breeding...