Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness: First-Time Experience in Owning a Dog Guide by Older Adults with Vision Loss

14 November 2019
Source: Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

Introduction: In spite of the vast amount of literature on pet therapy and dog companionship, limited studies exist on older adults with vision loss and the experience of owning a dog guide. The purpose of this study is to explore the facilitators and barriers of first-time ownership and utilization of a dog guide as experienced by older adults with vision

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Visualise: Daniel Williams: My Guide Dog in his Shining Armour

10 October 2018
Source: Visualise

Daniel Williams talks about his experience of being a guide dog owner Barking Mad Owning a guide dog can be an empowering, life-changing experience and one that brings many rewards. But it is not always about straight walking. It can, on occasions, be a tasty bone of contention. When you walk into a store, your faithful pooch trotting happily by

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