The deadline for article submissions for the next edition of Visionary Magazine is 1st February 2024.
The special topic for the next edition is: The social benefits of guide dog ownership. Please send articles as a word document to the I G D F Office by the above deadline.
Visionary is the international journal of the IGDF. It is produced 3 times each year and contains articles and updates from around the world. Each issue has a special theme, but also contains topical articles of general interest, as well as updates from the IGDF Chair, Office, and Communications Committee on what is going on.
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If you would like to submit an article about what’s happening at your IGDF organisation, please forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for our March edition of Visionary is 1st February.
The deadline for our July edition of Visionary is 1st June.
The deadline for our November edition of Visionary is 1st October.
Access Refusals – how are you working with clients to combat access refusals in your country?; And
Puppy Raisers – what new methods is your organisation using to recruit new puppy raisers, & to retain existing ones?
Articles also include:
Guide dogs Russia celebrates its 20th anniversary
Samsung Guidedog School’s 30th Anniversary
Special topic: Training Guide Dogs in Challenging Climatic Conditions
Training Guide Dogs in the sun, the snow, and the slosh
2023 IGDF Conference, Vancouver, Canada
IWDA Breeders Workshop, Vancouver Canada
Xabat receives the Animal Welfare Award from the Official Veterinarians College of Madrid
From Ukraine to Poznań for the eyes
Blind Low Vision New Zealand’s State-of-the-Art Mobility Centre
Special topic: Global economics and its impact on fundraising and services
International White Cane Awareness Day in South Africa
A Culture of Philanthropy
K N G F Books Success with ‘Ode to the Retiring Dog’ Campaign
Guide Dogs Western Australia’s Inaugural Breeding Program
In Love with a Shared Guide Dog
Special topic: Cultural Celebrations
Cultural Celebrations at the Israel Guide Dog Centre
Specialty Meals Make Everyone Feel Welcomed
A tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Special topic: International Guide Dog Day 2022
Helicopter Rescue of Visually Impaired and Guide Dogs in Times of Disasters
Scuola Nazionale Cani Guida per Ciechi and Guide Dogs of America Collaborate
International Guide Dog Day, Korea: “Thank you! We will remember you forever!”
Special topic: International Sporting Achievements and the Tokyo Olympics
Mathilda Guide Dogs Celebrates 10 years, and tribute to Countess Mathilda Nostitz
The Canada – Australia project
Transitioning International Guide Dog Federation to become an accredited certification body
IGDF Conference 2022
Special topic: Educating Guide Dogs During the Pandemic
John Gosling AM
Introducing the Visionary Podcast
Hong Kong Seeing Eye Dogs Training Centre
Update on ISO Standards