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Guide Dogs 60 Tails Exhibition - January 2018

Celebrate the 60 year history of Guide Dogs at the 60 Tails – 60 Years of Guide Dogs Exhibition from January 17 -28, 2018 at The Concourse Art Space in Chatswood.

The exhibition will showcase the services and achievements of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT through photographs, posters and hand-painted ceramic model dog collection boxes. There will also be opportunities to cuddle young Guide Dog puppies, pat Ambassador Dogs, and watch a working Guide Dog demonstration – perfect for the school holidays.

Since Guide Dogs NSW/ACT opened its doors in 1957, the organisation has been delivering life-changing services to people who are blind or vision impaired. Throughout this period, there have been significant changes from how dogs are bred and trained, to the innovative accessible technologies that give people with vision impairment freedom and mobility. 


1) Pat a Pooch - meet and cuddle our Guide Dog puppies in the Art Space at 11:00am, 12 noon, 1:00pm and 2:00pm.

When: Wednesday 17, Thursday 18, Saturday 20, Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Saturday 27 January.

2) Guide Dog demonstrations on The Concourse green

On the hour at 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm. 

When: Wednesday 17, Thursday 18, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 January.

The Guide Dogs - 60 Tails Exhibition is running from Wednesday 17th until Sunday 28th January, 2018.

10am – 5pm, Wednesday to Friday, and 10am – 4pm Saturday and Sundays; Extended hours on Friday 19 January until 8pm and Wednesday 24 January until 6.30pm.

Where: The Concourse Art Space, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood, NSW, 2067


In the last 60 years:

  • Almost 2,000 Guide Dogs have been trained;
  • Instructors and Puppy Raisers have walked around 5 million kilometres! This is the equivalent to six times to the moon and back plus 10 laps around the earth...
  • Almost 25,000 people with sight loss, living in NSW/ACT, have benefited from these services.

About Guide Dogs NSW/ACT

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is the leading provider of Guide Dogs and orientation and mobility services to enable people with impaired vision to get around their communities independently. Services include providing training and aids including long canes, Guide Dogs and electronic travel devices such as talking GPS technology. 

For more information, please visit or call 1800 804 805

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