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10th National Guide & Assistance Dog Conference (PAWS For Independence) - October 17-19 in Vancouver

The 10th Guide and Assistance Dog Conference is fast approaching. Mark your calendars to plan to attend. Thursday, October 17th starts off with the evening dinner banquet/silent auction/ entertainment by the Langley Ukulele Ensemble, followed by two exciting days of speakers. The conference is being held at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown in Burnaby.

We are pleased to let you know that the following speakers will be presenting:

  • Stanley Coren "A Historical Look at the Human Dog Bond" Stanley is a well known author and UBC professor.
  • Dr. Christina Sandberg from Western Canada Veterinary Eye Specialists, "Overview of Common Canine Eye Diseases"
  • Flynn Lamont, Vancouver Fire and Rescue
  • Becki Barnes, Guiding Eyes
  • Charles Nathan, Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Stephanie Kirkland, Vocal Eye
  • Bill Thornton, BC Guide Dog Services
  • Tim Morin, Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Laura Watamanuk, Pacific Assistance Dog Society
  • Lucas Franck, Seeing Eye
  • The Panel of Guide Dog Schools

By clicking on this link, you can download a printable version of the conference Registration form. Or you are welcome to call Wendy Gault at (604) 464-9133 and register over the phone with Visa or MasterCard. Forms can otherwise be faxed or scanned/emailed with credit payment. Or mailed via Canada Post to:

Guide & Assistance Dog Conference
2965 Lotus Court
Coquitlam, BC V3B 7B3

Sincerely, PAWS For Independence Board of Directors

Archival Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2013
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