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Welcome to the European
Guide Dog Federation

The European Guide Dog Federation is dedicated to influencing laws, policies and attitudes and to ensuring excellent facilities and access for guide dog users.
"Together we are stronger"

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29 July 2019

A virtual reality 360° walk with guide dog owner Sean and GD Sammy at King’s Cross St Pancras station in London

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29 July 2019

Shared-space schemes like Preston's Fishergate are 'dangerous for both car drivers and pedestrians’, including the visually impaired and those with guide dogs.

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24 April 2019

Guide dogs generally lead, but this one in Latvia decided to carry. All aboard for #InternationalGuideDogDay!

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12 April 2019

One in four of these people has a disability, visible or hidden. How representative is your workplace? Time-lapse video shows people in a busy train station.

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12 April 2019

At Microsoft's European Disability Summit in Brussels, #MSFTEU we are pleased to learn that disability is central to all they do. Making their products accessible to the blind and partially sighted and other disabilities levels the global playing field

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03 April 2019

Ever wondered what goes into guide work? One of our trustees, Sean Dilley and UK Guide Dog Sammy took advantage of a quiet day in central London to give commentary on a short walk. It’s amazing how much a handler and dog have to process and explains why both can be tired after a long walk. Please like it and share it, but also, please note that in the United Kingdom, it is an offence to take any dog, including a guide dog on using escalator, unless, like this handler and dog, training and authority have been secured.