Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934

8 October 1934: Owing to quarantine difficulties dogs trained abroad can not be imported into England, hence the need to train dogs in this country

Delegates of the Manchester and Yorkshire branches of the National Association of Blind Workers were welcomed on Saturday afternoon to their conference in Manchester by the Lord Mayor, Alderman Joseph Binns.

One of the most interesting addresses was that by Mr. Musgrave Frankland, secretary of the Liverpool branch of the National Institute for the Blind, who spoke on “Guide dogs for the blind.”

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Source: theguardian
Call to train British guide dogs – archive, 8 October 1934