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Dancers Love Dogs

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  S A Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind was invited to open the show at the Dancers Love Dogs events held at Artscape on Saturday evening, 4 October.  Guide / Service Dogs Owners, Mobility Instructors and Puppy Raisers along with our amazing dogs were on stage showing the diversity of our working and training dogs.  […]

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Edgemead Primary School

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Thank you to Edgemead Primary School for inviting us again to visit the Grade 3 learners who are also so eager to learn about Guide Dogs.  Michelle Botha and her dog Panda loved all the very important questions and enthusiasm about being blind as well as how a Guide Dog works. We look forward to […]

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Claremont Primary School

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Thank you to Claremont Primary School for allowing us to visit and talk about the work we do at GDA.  The learners were sat so quietly and paid such close attention that they were an absolute pleasure to be with. Michelle Botha and her Guide-Dog Panda thoroughly enjoyed the morning.   Thank you to Mrs Monique […]

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Dancers Love Dogs

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Calling all our Cape donors and supporters to support S A Guide-Dogs and watch a spectacular show at the Artscape Opera House on Saturday, 4 October at 20h00 – it is also World Animal Day Dancers Love Dogs is a registered NPO committed to raise funds through dance by hosting annual events to assist animals […]

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ANIMALS MATTER TO AFRICA

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We will be taking part in the ANIMALS MATTER TO AFRICA – Cape Town march on Saturday, 4 October at 10h00 to celebrate World Animal Day and to raise awareness on access rights of our working dogs and their owners in Cape Town. We are asking all our supporters to join us as we march […]

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Guide-Dog owner Cairie Van Der Vyver

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Guide-Dog owner Cairie Van Der Vyver is part of the Philharmonic choir and she will be performing a choral performance of Elgar`s Dream of Gerontius with the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg, the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra and soloists conducted by Richard Cock. They’re performing in Johannesburg on the 5th of October and then the Symphony choir […]

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Ted Perkins celebrated his 100th Birthday

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Ted Perkins celebrated his 100 th Birthday Ted Perkins celebrated his 100th Birthday on 21st July and was honoured by EGGS and COOTS at a special dinner party. Ted is a talented rare wood craftsman and he donated a handmade clock for auctioning at the party. Ted chose Sa Guide-Dogs as the beneficiary and R […]

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Mandela Day

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Thank you to everyone that came to support us at the Stellenbosch Square and Willowbridge Mall for 67 minutes on Mandela Day, Friday 18 July.  We were so pleased to have the opportunity from the malls to raise awareness for our Association and in return we were able to raise R3700 in just 67 minutes.  […]

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Michelle Botha – Navigating disability and identity

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http://www.uct.ac.za/dailynews/?id=8717 27 June 2014 Graduation season marks a moment to celebrate the students of UCT, and the extraordinary personal, professional, and socio-economic obstacles they overcome to complete their degrees. One such graduand is Michelle Botha, who was awarded an MSocSci in Gender Studies for her research into the ways in which people living with disability […]

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Shed a pound

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Shed a Pound for a Hound took place on Sunday, 25 May at the Old Mutual Sports Field in aid of the Lucky Lucy Foundation. Thank you to the organiser, Janine Relling, for the opportunity. Cheryl Robertson with Frodo and Oregan and Puppy Raiser Sheila Taylor with puppy in training Gabby. Cheryl Robertson participating in […]

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