Guide Dogs Charity Visits WNSC

Oswestry, United Kingdom, December 20, 2014 --( The Library at Walford and North Shropshire College’s (WNSC) Walford Campus played host to a visit by the Oswestry Branch of the charity Guide Dogs, the Guide Dogs charity is currently sponsored by the Libraries at the Oswestry and Walford campuses with literature on what the charity does available at both campuses. Level 2 Animal Care students listened to a talk by Lin Stapley in the Library, about her experiences with her guide dog Woody, the work and history of the Guide Dogs charity, developments for the future and Lin and Woody’s special partnership.

Laura Pugh, Animal Care Lecturer, commented "Level 2 Animal Care students at Walford are currently doing an animal establishment’s module, they have been talking about guide dogs and what their establishment does and how guide dogs improve the quality of life for people with visual problems this brings it to life really for them and is a great opportunity meet a guide dog in real life." A collection was made for the charity, raising a total of £30.

For more information and to apply for Animal Care qualifications at WNSC, please visit or call Admissions on 01691 688080. For more information on the Guide Dogs charity, please visit
Walford & North Shropshire College
Lucy Evans
01691 688039