Sponsor a Puppy terms and conditions

  1. Sponsor a Puppy 'Refer a Friend' is open to UK residents who are active sponsors of the Guide Dogs - Sponsor a Puppy scheme, and are not an employee (or employee family members) of Guide Dogs.
  2. On receipt of completed Refer a Friend form (with valid bank details), the existing SAP sponsor will be sent a gift.
  3. The new referred SAP sponsor/recipient will receive standard SAP welcome pack(s) in accordance with usual SAP terms. Existing SAP sponsors should inform their friend that they are due to hear from us.
  4. One gift per form returned, regardless of number of puppies sponsored. Supporter name and number must be included on the form to qualify for your gift.
  5. SAP sign ups by Refer a Friend form only qualify for a gift. Referred sign ups by phone or online will not qualify.
  6. Should the active SAP sponsor wish to sign up for an additional puppy themselves, rather than referring a friend, they will still qualify for free gift. Please contact us on 0800 953 0113 between 9-5pm Monday to Friday.
  7. Photocopy forms will not be accepted. All forms to be received by Guide Dogs by Friday 2 August 2019 to qualify for your gift.
  8. Refer a friend gifts are subject to availability. Should your gift not be available, an alternative will be provided, or a letter written to the SAP sponsor. Gifts are non-transferable and no cash alternatives will be offered.
  9. Refer a friend gifts will be received within 28 working days.
  10. Offer valid up to and including Friday 2 August 2019.
  11. Promoter: The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3YG. Registered Charity number 209617.


  1. If you wish to enter please provide Guide Dogs with the required details.
  2. Only one entry will be accepted per person.
  3. Entries must be sent to the correct postal Freepost RRLL-TXTK-ZAUS, Sponsor a Puppy Competition, Guide Dogs Supporter Care, Reading RG7 3YG or electronic addresssponsorapuppy@guidedogs.org.uk. Entries submitted by any other method will only be accepted when clearly specified.
  4. Please note that hard copy entries will not be returned to you unless you are a winner. If you do not wish to send in the original, photocopies will be accepted.
  5. Unless otherwise stated, Guide Dogs competitions are only open to UK residents.
  6. Where a competition asks for some kind of submission (for example a story or piece of artwork) it must be entirely your own work and its originality will be taken into account by the judges. By contributing your work to Guide Dogs you agree to grant us the right to publish and use the material in all media for all purposes in connection with the competition. The winning entries will be shared on the Sponsor a Puppy Facebook page on Friday 19 July 2019.
  7. The competition winner(s) will be contacted personally. In the event of there being no reply, Guide Dogs reserves the right to offer the prize(s) to a runner up.
    Prizes must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives.
  8. Guide Dogs does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt.
  9. Players must comply with all rules to be eligible for the prizes. Ineligible entries or entries made fraudulently will be automatically disqualified.
  10. This competition is not open to employees or contractors of Guide Dogs or any person directly or indirectly involved in the organisation or running of the competition, or their direct family members.
  11. Guide Dogs decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  12. Guide Dogs reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control.
  13. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition. Entrants may be asked to take part in post competition publicity.
  14. This agreement is governed by the laws of England and Wales.
  15. This competition is administered by Guide Dogs.
  16. The closing date for the competition is Friday 12 July 2019.
  17. We would like to continue to keep you informed about Guide Dogs and ways in which you can support us. If you do not wish to receive this information, please contact us by calling 0800 953 0113 or writing to us at Guide Dogs, Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3YG.