On the Seeing Eye Dogs Show we have a bumper episode for you. Harriet is joined by three guests:
- Petbarn Foundation Manager Janelle Bloxsom and Seeing Eye Dogs handler and Regional Client Services Manager at Vision Australia Rolf Geerlings join us to talk about the Petbarn Foundation Seeing Eye Dogs Appeal for 2023. Head to a Petbarn or City Farmers store in July to make a donation, buy a Petbarn Foundation hedgehog from your local Greencross vet, or head to their website at www.petbarn.com.au/seda to support the appeal.
- People and Culture Services Manager Ranmali McCormack joins us talking about the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at Vision Australia, what the reflect RAP means and Vision Australia's commitment to the RAP, and our next steps towards developing the Innovate RAP. To find out more about Vision Australia's RAP head to the website.
- Harriet announces the names of the NAIDOC named Seeing Eye Dogs puppies for 2023. These puppies' names were chosen by members of the community who identity as Aboriginal and/or Torres' Strait Islander and demonstrate a connection to country. For the list of names and more information head to the NAIDOC names article on our website.
If you'd like to find out more about Seeing Eye Dogs head to our website: https://sed.visionaustralia.org/
We are looking for puppy carers now so if you're keen to raise a puppy to hopefully become a Seeing Eye Dog we'd like to hear from you! It's an incredibly rewarding experience, with training provided. Carers need time, patience and love to give to a puppy, so if you want to commit to a year of puppy raising, we would love your help. Get in touch to find out about volunteering with us or apply now via our website.