Detailed Information

Stapell Working Dog & Cane is a distinguished boutique provider of quality guide dog experiences, dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals who are blind or vision-impaired. With 38 years of combined experience in three countries, Stapell is a GHAD Accredited Training Organisation, boasting GHAD Approved Employee Trainers and an IGDF Applicant Organisation status. Their team of qualified Orientation & Mobility Specialists and dually qualified Guide Dog Mobility Instructors offer a range of services, including Mobility Adventures, Support WorkGroup Outings, Arts & Crafts sessions, Cooking Classes, the Blind Rider Program, Fishing & Kayaking excursions, and Animal Training & Handling activities.

  • Specialties: Guide Dog Experiences, Orientation & Mobility Training
  • Accreditations: GHAD Accredited Training Organisation, GHAD Approved Employee Trainers, IGDF Applicant Organisation
  • Services: Mobility Adventures, Support WorkGroup Outings, Arts & Crafts, Cooking Classes, Blind Rider Program, Fishing & Kayaking, Animal Training & Handling
  • Geographic Reach: Australia-wide coverage with a focus on providing services in various states through collaboration with independent and employed Guide Dog Mobility Instructors

Stapell is committed to empowering guide dog teams by ensuring they have the freedom to choose service providers and receive support from any qualified professional. While they do not work with Owner-Trainers or conduct Public Access Tests for service animals outside of Stapell’s program, they are dedicated to upholding the highest standards of care and training for their guide dog teams. By prioritizing the well-being and independence of individuals who are blind or vision-impaired, Stapell Working Dog & Cane continues to make a positive impact through their tailored experiences and expert guidance.