More Than Best Friends – Anthology in Aid of Guide Dogs For the Blind

Original photo from Chris the Story Reading Ape
Guide Dog Trigger in his bed. Original photo from Chris the Story Reading Ape.

Here is a wonderful post about authors using their talent to pay it forward. Download a free copy of the anthology More Than Best Friends – Anthology in Aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind and make a donation directly to the UK organisation Guide Dogs for the Blind. Author and blogger Kevin Morris, who spearheaded this fundraiser with his guide dog Trigger, asked authors and bloggers to contribute their stories.  The result is 18 wonderful stories about the amazing animals that are “man’s best friend.” Read the original post on Smorgasbord — Variety is the Spice of Life to find out how to get your copy and make a donation today.

Thank you to all those who are sharing this message far and wide. Thank you also to author Sally Georgina Cronin, for contributing this article and whose short story entitled “Trust” can be read on her original blog post.

 

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I am delighted today to showcase an anthology of stories for dog lovers that is also released to support one of the most incredible charities. We all know that dogs are loving, loyal and intelligent but for millions around the world they are also a life-line. The Guide Dogs for the Blind http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/ has made a life changing difference to both those completely blind and those who are partially sighted. Not only do they train companion dogs but they also fund ophthalmic research and campaign for Equal Rights within our community for those who have impaired sight.

‘The Guide Dogs story started in 1931 with two amazing British pioneers, Muriel Crooke and Rosamund Bond. These remarkable women organised the training of the first four British guide dogs from a humble lock up garage in Wallasey, Merseyside.’

Today this charity, that does not receive any government funding, supports nearly 5,000 blind…

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