These precious pups need your support, now more than ever

Since our last update, we’ve been blessed with another three litters of pups being born in the Guide Dogs’ nursery. That’s now 28 puppies under three months old that are about to embark on their vital first stages of training.

But they need your help.

To ensure these puppies get the support they need today to grow into life-changing guide dogs, we need to raise $250,000, and their journey really starts with you.

Any donation you can make – big or small – at this crucial time, will really help to make a world of difference.

We can’t let these puppies miss out on the chance to change lives.

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Become a Youth Ambassador today!

Attention all pup lovers with a passion for helping others! We are on the lookout for some incredible Youth Ambassadors, could you be one of them? (Guaranteed puppy cuddles).

Guide Dogs Youth Ambassador Ava, draws her inspiration from her younger brother Lindsay. The 11-year-old became a Guide Dogs Queensland Youth Ambassador late last year after Lindsay attended a Kids’ Camp for vision-impaired children. In just a few weeks she raised $1,700. This year, she’s aiming even higher.

Follow Ava’s lead today and find out more about our amazing Youth Ambassador program.

Ava,
Guide Dogs Queensland Youth Ambassador

How can you help?

No matter how you choose to be involved, your contribution will make a real difference to Queenslanders who are blind or have low vision.

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Make a donation

By donating regularly or just once, you will help more Queenslanders with low or no vision live life to the fullest.

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Raise a puppy

All Guide Dog puppies have the potential to change a life. Become a Puppy Raiser and you will too.

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Volunteer with us

No matter how much time you have to give, there’s an opportunity for you to lend a helping paw.

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A gift in your Will

Leaving a gift in your Will is a meaningful way of showing your compassion and support.

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Behind every great Guide Dog, is an
even greater team of supporters

From the moment they are born, a promising puppy needs love, time, dedication and financial support. You can help future Guide Dogs have the best chance of becoming life-changing companions for Queenslanders in need.

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Become a Puppy Pal

By making regular donations to support our young pups, you’ll get to follow their journey from puppyhood to graduating as a fully-fledged Guide Dog. As one of our best pals, not only will you get behind the scenes pup-dates on their journey, you’ll also be invited to exclusive events as a thank you for contributing to their success.

Become a Puppy Pal

Volunteer with our dogs

If you love dogs as much as we do, then why don’t you volunteer with our incredible dogs? By becoming a volunteer, you’ll play a vital role in the Guide Dog journey. Open up your home and heart to a raise a promising Guide Dog puppy, temporarily care for one of our dogs in your home, or lend a helping paw in our kennels!

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Over 90% of our funding comes from people like you!

We receive less than 10% government funding, so we rely on the generosity of individuals, groups and corporate partners to make our vital work possible.

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Black Guide Dog puppy

Over 90% of our funding comes from people like you!

We receive less than 10% government funding, so we rely on the generosity of individuals, groups and corporate partners to make our vital work possible.

Donate now
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Supporting Queenslanders to live life to the fullest

We help people who are blind or vision impaired maintain their independence and continue doing the things they want to with safety and confidence.

While we’re known for our iconic Guide Dogs, we offer a wide range of services designed to help you fulfil your potential and make the most of every day. Each program is personally tailored to help you overcome vision loss and achieve your goals, whatever they may be.

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Your support changes the lives of many Queenslanders

Tania and Kyle’s Story

My instructor teaches me to do all kinds of things, like catch public transport and get around the shops with my friends. We talk about the goals I’ve set for myself and then focus on trying to achieve them.

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Jacinta’s Story

I’ve gained a real sense of freedom and independence and confidence thanks to Guide Dogs. Having ‘Sansa’ by my side is like always having my best friend with me.

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Michael’s Story

“My Guide Dog ‘Libby’ makes difficult tasks so much easier. One of our most special moments together was when she helped me get around the Mater Hospital on my own while my wife had our baby.”

Read Michael’s Story
Tania and Kyle’s Story

My instructor teaches me to do all kinds of things, like catch public transport and get around the shops with my friends. We talk about the goals I’ve set for myself and then focus on trying to achieve them.

Read Tania and Kyle’s Story
Jacinta’s Story

I’ve gained a real sense of freedom and independence and confidence thanks to Guide Dogs. Having ‘Sansa’ by my side is like always having my best friend with me.

Read Jacinta’s Story
Michael’s Story

“My Guide Dog ‘Libby’ makes difficult tasks so much easier. One of our most special moments together was when she helped me get around the Mater Hospital on my own while my wife had our baby.”

Read Michael’s Story

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