Three puppies photos with beach background

Last year’s Pupstar Otis has some very exciting news. And Yonti and Vesper are always ready to lend a paw...

Gordon stands with yellow labrador Ernie in his guide dog harness.

For Gordon, the best thing about having his guide dog Ernie is the independence and increased mobility Ernie gives him....

Yellow labrador, Fergus is all smiles at the beach.

Fergus, this year’s Pupstar, is a beautiful golden Labrador puppy. (Mind you he’s not so small anymore – he’s already...

Warm congratulations to our newest graduated guide dog teams and a big thank you to everyone involved in their success....

Four puppy photos with a silver winter background

Vesper Guess what! I’m now back at the Guide Dog Centre for my next phase of training. While at home...

Steve with his guide dog Sally

Love is a loyal furry sidekick Steve has only had Sally for a few months.  But he’s’ definitely in love....

a puppy with white snow winter background

Love, licks and learning in lockdown For weeks we stayed safely at home and in the backyard. I spent lots...

Laura Featherstone, Training Kennels Manager, gives us a behind the scenes look into the Training Kennels. At any one time,...

A group of volunteers

We have over 200 wonderful Guide Dog volunteers. In honour of National Volunteer Week (21-27 June), we got to know...

Greer Gerson and her chocolate Labrador Boo

Greer Gerson is based in Christchurch and started training dogs when she was 16 years old. She tells us about...

Neville, Jenny and guide dog Sophie at the start of the Milford Track

Neville Falconer walked the Milford Track before lockdown in March with his guide dog Sophie – he tells us about...