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Long Cane Rally

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The Long Cane Rally (a 2.8 km walk) was held on on Saturday 12 October at Maidens Cove in Camps Bay St Dunstan’s Association for the South African War-Blinded Veterans did a wonderful job once again organizing this event, with a support group of about 20 volunteer giving up their time on this wonderful Saturday […]

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International Boat Show at the CTICC

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SA Guide Dogs was invited for the third time to attend Cape Town International Boat Show at the CTICC. Guide Dog “Dooby” is it a fish? Bev Frieslich puppy walker with Joey and Guide Dog owner Elizabeth Pyman with Dooby Cairie van der Vyver with her new Guide Dog Whillah with the children loving her.

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Dullstroom

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30 Peaks Challenge

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Neil Jackson has selected SAGA as his beneficiary for the 30 Peaks Challenge. Follow his blog http://30peaks.wordpress.com/ 30 Peak Challenge for S A Guide-Dogs for the Blind Taking on the grand challenge of the highest 30 peaks on the Table mountain chain in Cape Town over three days in September are an intrepid group of […]

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Tribute to Mixael de Kock

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The entire family of SA Guide-Dogs for the Blind mourns the sudden and untimely passing of dear Mixael de Kock a true friend, philanthropist and visionary (in spite of his impaired vision). He selflessly coordinated the exceptional Diamond Jubilee Gala Concert for the Association less than three months ago. The benefit evening was his way […]

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A Tribute to Charles Kenneth Lord

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The South African Guide-Dogs Association for the Blind (GDA) has lost one of its finest, most loyal and dedicated members of staff, colleague and mentor to many.  Ken passed away following a relatively short illness, on the morning of Thursday 25 July 2013. In 2004, Ken was awarded the R.W. Bowen Medal for Lifelong Meritorious […]

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Family Fun Day Notice

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“To our sponsors, stall holders and general public who always support our Family Fun Day – we wish to inform you that the Guide dogs’ annual family fun day will not be taking place this year. The next family fun day will be held  during the first quarter of next year. However, the date is […]

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Kids Company Montesorri

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Kids Company Montessori in Somerset West is a private pre primary school age from 3 years to 6 years. The pupils of the school collected R2 162.10, which is much appreciated. We also received blankets, dog food, treats and wonderful toys to occupy our dogs in training. Many thanks to all the pupils and teachers. […]

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Cecil Jowell Charitable Trust & Goldstein Brothers

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WESTERN CAPE NEWS –  CECILJOWELL CHARITABLE TRUST&GOLDSTEIN  BROTHERS The Goldstein brothers, Tristan and Phoenix came to the Cape Towntraining centre to meet a few dogs in training. Tristan Goldstein put his pocket money aside to giveto Guide Dogs Mrs Joanne Goldstein handed over a cheque of R10 000.00 from the Cecil Jowell Charitable Trust towards […]

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Hermanus Talk

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Indgrid Green from SA Association for the Retired Person (SAARP) invited Guide Dogs to Hermanusto give a talk on the work we do. We attended with Guide Dog OwnerCairie van der Vyver& puppy walker Joan Smith. 120 wonderful retired people, from the Hermanus community  packed the hall. Joan Smith with Kimble & Guide-Dog Owner Cairie […]

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