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Petz Expo

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The Petz Expo took place over the weekend 30 May – 1 June at the Durbanville Racecourse. Thank you to all those that braved the stormy weather and supported our association.  A special thanks to All Events Hire for allowing us to be a part of the event. GDA Stand Jill and puppy Geoff GD […]

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Getaway show

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On the 14th to the 16th of March the Western Cape branch of S A Guide-Dogs attended the Cape Getaway Magazine Show. The show took place at the beautiful Lourensford Estate. The highlight of the event was having ‘Shorty’ Alfred Ntombela from the Leon Schuster movies visit our stand and have a photograph taken with […]

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Champion Bonita

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All Interested people – especially if you are blind or Partially Sighted   : Bonita Blankenberg started off blind navigating when she was 19 – and just for fun. Today at 30, she is the reigning Regularity Rallying Blind Navigator Champion. As a youngster, she did not have a particular interest in motorsport, and being blind, […]

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Love your Guide Dog dinner

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Service Dog Owner, Janice Salthouse and her friend Eileen Douglas organised a fundraising dinner where they hoped to raise enough money to sponsor a Guide-Dog.  Janice contacted the Cape Town Office early last year and set out to make the dinner one to remember and boy was it one to remember! The “Love Your Guide-Dog” […]

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Sweet Valley Primary School

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Sweet Valley Primary School in Bergvliet have a wonderful and unique way of fundraising for SA Guide-Dogs. Throughout the year the Grade 4 class have different tasks to perform, which once completed, a donation is paid towards the end of the year fundraising that goes to SAGA. Michelle Botha with Guide Dog Panda was invited […]

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SACS Primary School

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On the 2nd of December SAGA was invited to do a talk at the SACS Primary School, for the Grade 3 class. Michelle Botha with her Guide Dog Panda and Puppy Walker Sean Stephenson with his puppy Lucy attended. Thank you for hosting us SACS Primary!

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Some Jubilee year highlights

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The South African Guide-Dogs Association would like to wish all of our supporters a happy New Year and take a look back at 2013, our Diamond Jubilee year, to share some of the highlights with you. In 2013 SAGA turned 60! We commemorated this special anniversary with many successful functions and sponsorship drives. The year […]

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A tribute to Nelson Mandela from SAGA

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Since the passing of Nelson Mandela on the 5th of December, there has been no shortage of tributes and remembrances memorialising the life of our former president:a global icon, leader and luminary.The world has lost the most inspirational figure of our age. Nelson Mandela taught people across the globe the true meaning of courage, strength, […]

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High Tea at the Mount Nelson

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S A Guide-Dogs Cape Town celebrated the 60th Anniversary of our Association on Saturday, 16 November at the world renowned Mount Nelson Hotel with an exquisite High Tea. Guide Dog and Service Dog owners, puppy raisers and donors joined in the celebrations and thoroughly enjoyed the morning with angelic singing performances by Guide Dog owners, […]

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Thirty Peaks Challenge braai

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The runners and dogs at the braai On Sunday the 20th of October theThirty Peaks Challenge Braai was hosted at the Western Province Cricket Club.  SAGA attended the braai with Guide Dog owner Renette Bloem with her Guide Dog Wendy as well as puppy raisers Des and Estelle van Biljon with their puppy Lotus. Guide […]

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