On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, get a glimpse into the world of guide dogs, as Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind opens its National Training Centre to the public from 12:00pm-3:00pm. The Open House will provide tours, training demonstrations and the chance to meet working guide dogs and guide dogs in training. Admission and parking are free, but donations are appreciated.
Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind is located at 4120 Rideau Valley Drive North, Manotick. Please note that pet dogs are not permitted on the property; only guide dogs.
Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind was established as a registered charity in 1984. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind has provided more than 760 professionally trained guide dogs to Canadians who are visually impaired from coast to coast. Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind also operates an Assistance Dogs Division, which trains assistance dogs for individuals in the local area with mobility-related disabilities.
To learn more about this event or Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind, visit www.guidedogs.ca or phone (613) 692-7777.