Guide Dog ID Card - (Double sided)
Price  £10.99
Double sided?  Yes
Product:  Guide Dog ID Card

The Importance of Guide Dog ID Cards

Having a Guide Dog can be a life-changing experience for many individuals who have visual impairments. These highly trained animals are more than just pets; they are an essential part of their owner's life, offering freedom, mobility, and a sense of independence. But how do you quickly prove that your canine companion is not just a pet, but a certified Guide Dog? Enter The Card Project UK's Guide Dog ID Cards.

What is a Guide Dog?

A Guide Dog is specifically trained to assist individuals who have visual impairments or are blind. They are not just smart animals; they go through rigorous training to make sure they can safely guide their owners around obstacles, through busy streets, and to various locations. They are skilled in ensuring that their owner can travel freely and safely.

Who Needs a Guide Dog?

Individuals with visual impairments or blindness can benefit from a Guide Dog. The assistance provided by these animals is invaluable. They help their owners to get around in a world not often set up to accommodate those with vision issues. A Guide Dog can make activities such as going to the shops, using public transport, or just going for a walk in the park much simpler and safer.

Why the 2010 Equality Act Matters

The Equality Act of 2010 is a critical piece of legislation in the UK that aims to protect people from discrimination based on several grounds, including disability. Under this Act, service providers, employers, and public bodies must make 'reasonable adjustments' for disabled people. For those with Guide Dogs, this means they have a legal right to enter shops, restaurants, and use public transport without being discriminated against. The Guide Dog ID Card is an additional tool that makes referencing this Act more straightforward in daily life.

The Benefits of Carrying a Guide Dog ID Card

Quick Identification

When you're out and about, you may be questioned about the legitimacy of your Guide Dog. Carrying an ID card can quickly resolve any misunderstandings and serve as proof that your dog is a trained service animal. The front of the card displays a picture of the dog, its name, and the owner's name, clearly indicating the dog's purpose.  The back of the Guide Dog ID Card carries more than just a repeat of the front. It has a smaller version of your dog's picture, your name, and essential additional features like a magnetic strip and a signature strip. These elements can serve as further verification if needed.

Perhaps one of the most important aspects of the Guide Dog ID Card is the reference to the 2010 Equality Act. Should you ever find yourself in a situation where your right to bring your Guide Dog into a specific location is questioned, the card allows you to easily reference this Act, helping to resolve the situation.

Having a Guide Dog can profoundly improve the quality of life for someone with a visual impairment, offering a sense of freedom that is often hard to come by. Carrying a Guide Dog ID Card can further enhance this experience by providing a quick, easy way to confirm your dog's status and educate others on your rights under the 2010 Equality Act. It's a small card that carries a lot of weight, making life easier for you and your four-legged friend.

So if you have a Guide Dog and want to navigate the world with even more peace of mind, getting a Guide Dog ID Card from The Card Project UK should be your next step.

Ordering your Guide Dog ID Card

It couldn't be easier!  Just click on "buy it now" then upload your dogs picture and add your name and your dogs name.  And that's all there is to it!  You can see exactly how your card looks before you purchase so there will be no surprises later!


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