GDAB was founded with the support of Prof Tommy Koh.
Regulation 29(3), (13) of the Environmental Public Health (Food Hygiene) Regulation permits guide dogs into food establishments.
Singapore Airlines and ComfortDelgro welcome guide dogs.
Guide Dogs in the Public
CapitaLand Malls welcome guide dogs.
MUIS released advisory to Halal Restaurant in support of guide dogs.
GDAB pairs Esme with Cassandra
Cassandra Chiu received Esme from Guide Dogs Victoria (Melbourne, Australia).
NTUC and Cold Storage welcome guide dogs.
GDAB pairs Seretta with Alvin
Alvin Ng received Seretta from Guide Dogs Victoria (Melbourne, Australia).
Making Further Inroads
Special Identification Card for guide dog users made in collaboration with Ministry of Social & Family Development.
Formation of an Independent Guide Dog Team: Lim Lee Lee received her guide dog, Nice from Eye Mate Inc (Japan, Tokyo).
Guide released by Building and Construction Authority for professionals to design spaces suitable for a guide dog and its owner.
Guide Dogs in Homes
Streamlined process for handlers applying license for their guide dogs in their HDB flat.
GDAB pairs Melba with Dennis
Dennis Sim received Melba from Guide Dogs Victoria (Melbourne, Australia).
Tigerair welcomes guide dogs on board.
First Locally Trained Guide Dog Team
Gary and Jordie became our fourth guide dog team and Singapore’s first locally trained team.
GDAB has our first locally trained Orientation & Mobility Specialist.
Launch of BeFrienders Programme
Launch of BeFrienders Programme to provide friendship and encourage active lifestyle amongst our Beneficiaries.
Fifth Guide Dog Team Formed
GDAB trained and formed our fifth guide dog team – Loolan and Ria.
New Training Programme – Activities of Daily Living Skills (ADL)
Launch of a new training programme “Activities of Daily Living Skills (ADL)” that teaches our beneficiaries on managing daily living tasks.
Sixth Guide Dog Team Formed
Our sixth guide dog team, Hong Sen and Clare is formed.