Radio broadcaster Naomi Ravia lost the visual field of her left eye but was not officially recognized as blind. The organization gave her Hero, a dog who was disqualified from guiding. The attached item talks...
Seeing Eyes for the Blind is a non-profit organization located near Tzivon in the Upper Galilee region.
The organization runs a training center for guide dog training, and for training the blind with the dogs.
The training center was founded in 1989, and over the years has provided guide dogs to hundreds of blind people.
Help us guide guide dogs and give them for free to the blind in Israel, to enable them to live full and independent lives. Guiding Eyes for the Blind is a non-profit organization recognized as a public institution. The association’s facilities are located near Zebon in the Galilee. The association is the body responsible for the training center where guide dogs are trained. The training center was founded in 1989. Over twenty thousand blind people live in Israel, including many IDF disabled people. The demand for dogs far exceeds the supply and there is a long line of blind people waiting to receive guide dogs. Help us help them. The dogs nominated to be guide dogs are selected from breeds with a quiet temperament and high initiative. The breeds suitable for use as guide dogs are: Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd
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