From everyday support to finding help when it’s needed most, Dog Guides are a central part in helping many Canadians with disabilities step towards independence, including some living in Logan Lake.
Participants in the Logan Lake Purina® Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday, June 1 can help provide Dog Guides at no cost to those who need it most. This 5 km walk takes place at Maggs Park and begins at 11 a.m. There is no registration fee and all of funds raised go towards providing Dog Guides.
For more information, to register, or donate, please visit www.purinawalkfordogguides.com.
The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides has provided specially trained Dog Guides since 1983 at no cost to qualified applicants across Canada. Each Dog Guide costs approximately $25,000 to raise and train. The Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides relies solely on the support of fundraising events, as well as donations from service clubs, corporations, foundations and individuals throughout Canada.
Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides trains six different types of Dog Guides: Canine Vision Dog Guides; Hearing Ear Dog Guides; Service Dog Guides; Seizure Response Dog Guides; Autism Assistance Dog Guides; and Diabetic Alert Dog Guides.