Webinars

Free webinar - Ageing Seeing Eye Dogs and the transition to a successor dog guide, Thursday 27 October 2022

Please note the August webinar has been rescheduled to October 27.

The upcoming Seeing Eye Dogs webinar will focus on Ageing Seeing Eye Dogs and the transition to a successor dog guide. This session will cover what to expect when commencing the transition process with tips from a handler who has gone through this process before. They will share their personal experience and tips they used for themselves to make the process a little easier.

The topic is specifically targeted to dog guide handlers and as always all are welcome to find out more about this important topic.

Please share this event amongst the networks as we welcome everyone to attend.

Date:Thursday October 27, 2022

Duration: one hour

Start time in your local time zone:

  • Melbourne - 6.30pm AEDT
  • Sydney - 6.30pm AEDT
  • Brisbane - 5.30pm AEST
  • Hobart - 6.30pm AEST
  • Canberra - 6.30pm AEDT
  • Adelaide - 6.00pm ACDT
  • Darwin - 5.00pm ACST
  • Perth - 3.30pm AWST

All are welcome!

To register for the webinar:

RSVP by: Tuesday 25 October 2022


Upcoming webinar schedule in 2022

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022: Ageing Seeing Eye Dogs and the transition to a successor dog guide 
  • Thursday, 27 October 2022: geing Seeing Eye Dogs and the transition to a successor dog guide

Feel free to contact us via email at [email protected] or call 1300 84 74 66 for additional assistance or information on our webinars, telehealth series or Seeing Eye Dogs programs.


Previous webinars

2022

June

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:

February

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. 

2021

October

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
 

August

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.

June

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:

  1. Lifeline fact sheet: grief and loss (Word)
  2. Beyond Blue fact sheet: grief and loss (Word)
  3. Relationships with pets (Word)

March

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.

2020

November

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.

October

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.