23 Apr 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Il-Majjistral Nature & History Park

HELP A GUIDE DOG HELP THE BLIND

To celebrate the Malta National Guide Dogs Day, the Malta Guide Dogs Foundation is organising an event at Il-Majjistral Park, to raise funds and awareness for a worthy cause. The programme and activities make this event suitable for people of all ages.  Some fun activities include: Blind Folded Games, Obstacle Courses, Treks, Meeting the Puppies and a Blind Folded Tug of War.

Programme of presentations and demonstrations:

10:30 Police Dogs Demonstration

11:30 How does a Guide Dog help the Blind? By Chairman of MGDF Leone Sciberras

12:30 I’m not working – I’m having fun! What does it take to train a Guide Dog? by Luca

Introducing the Puppies

13:30 Why should dogs have different food and other nutrition tips?

14:30 Local breeds of dogs by Peter Gatt

15:00 Dogs in the wild, a look at the canine family by John J Borg Senior Curator of the National Museum of Natural History

 

Other services available on the day:

Grooming for Charity, basic professional grooming of your dog for a donation.

Face Painting

Lucky Dip

MOCO HEALTHY FOOD stand with a selection of wraps to snack on!

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