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“Katie Hunter In 2010 Guide Dog trainer Katie Hunter realised dogs could help a wide range of children with disabilities. In December that year she launched not-for-profit group Dogs for Kids with Disabilities, socialising and training breeds including Cavalier crosses and Poodles to become therapy dogs – and training more traditional Labradors and Golden Retrievers for […]

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“North Melbourne resident Katie Hunter trains dogs for children with special needs. I STARTED Dogs for Kids with Disabilities after seven years of working in guide dog schools. The aim of DFKWD is to improve the quality of life of children with special needs. I am a qualified guide dog trainer and the idea for […]

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“GROODLE JACK – a poodle golden retriever cross – waits excitedly in the Hume Valley School office, happily greeting students as they arrive each morning, and always on his best behaviour. “If any of our students are anxious when they arrive at school, the first thing they’ll do is come in and have a chat to Jack and give him a pat,” explains […]

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