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Watch the webinar recording of 'Aging Seeing Eye Dogs and the transition to a successor dog guide' , featuring a handler speaking about a very personal topic, from Thursday October 27.
The session was hosted by Dan Casey from Vision Australia, with two panelists - Lester Chraim, Seeing Eye Dogs client services manager and Nadia, a guest handler. Nadia shared her very personal story about her transition process hoping that some of these learnings could be helpful to others going through a similar process.
Additional resources are also available on the website should you find this topic an emotional trigger and need additional support.
Design note: please copy the additional resources under the June 2021 webinar and add them here.
Download fact sheets:
Watch the recording of ‘Advocating for your rights’ with presenter Lesleigh Butler, Vision Australia Government relations advisor. She provided information about what to do in situations for self-advocacy and also highlighting that the laws vary in each state and territory. Recorded on June 30, 2022.
Download resources from the June webinar:
- Organisations to contact when refused access to a taxi or rideshare service (Word)
- Dog Guide Refusal Penalties by State – June 2022 (Word)
- Vision Australia Advocacy
Watch the recording of ‘Animal welfare and your Seeing Eye Dog’ with learning and development lead, Kylie Gersh, and puppy development trainer, Abi Howes, talking about dog guide wellbeing and the Seeing Eye Dogs animal welfare strategy. Recorded on February 22, 2022.
Watch the recording of ‘Maximising your relationship with your Seeing Eye Dog through the use of positive reinforcement’ with Seeing Eye Dogs training manager, Paul Adrian, and learning and development lead/instructor, Kylie Gersh. Recorded October 28, 2021
Watch the recording of ‘The what, why and how of a Seeing Eye Dogs client experience’ with a Seeing Eye Dogs client and Kylie Gersh, Seeing Eye Dogs instructor. Recorded 26 August 2021.
Watch the recording of ‘Transitioning to your successor Seeing Eye Dog – useful information and support services’ with Seeing Eye Dogs Instructor Brooke Anderson and Regional Client Services Manager/Counsellor Kendra Wells. Recorded 24 June 2021.
Download fact sheets from the June webinar:
- Lifeline fact sheet: grief and loss (Word)
- Beyond Blue fact sheet: grief and loss (Word)
- Relationships with pets (Word)
Watch the recording of ‘Seeing Eye Dogs Mobility - commonly asked questions explained’ with an experienced Seeing Eye Dogs instructor and client. Recorded 24 March 2021.
Watch the recording of ‘Paws to Meditate – benefits to you, your dog guide or animal companion’ with presenter Stacey Anderson, Kennel Attendant and Meditation Teacher. Recorded 26 November 2020.
Watch the recording of All Things Dog Guide Mobility and Assistive Technology with Vision Australia’s National Access Technology Manager and Seeing Eye Dog user, Damian McMorrow. Recorded 1 October 2020.