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Tatyana

WORKCoordinator placing disabled Russian immigrants in jobs
HOBBIESPerforming in Russian theatre group; enjoys singing & writing poetry in Russian
PARTNEROslo – male yellow Labrador

Tatyana says that she requested a guide dog because she loves animals and understood that this could change her life for the better. 

When she went blind she learned to walk with a white cane but did not like this. She says, “a guide dog is so much more than a stick. Oslo is both my eyes and my therapist.”

Tatyana works for a organisation that helps immigrants from Russia with disabilities to access the services and benefits available to them in Israel.

She was a recipient of help from this organisation, herself when she arrived in Israel from Russia.

She says, “now that I have experienced the benefits of a guide dog I am encouraging other blind people to consider this option too.”


Oslo is both my eyes and my therapist.


A full guide dog partnership costs the Israel Guide Dog Centre £45,000 and our clients nothing, as we give them this service free of charge. To help us provide more trained guide dogs for people like Tatyana please donate today.

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To learn more about what you can do, you can give us a call on
020 8090 3455 or you can email us at info@israelguidedog.org.uk