Banstead eyecare experts are welcoming man’s best friend to store ahead of their upcoming Guide Dogs Week drive.

Two working guide dogs and their owners will visit Specsavers on High Street on Saturday 3 October at 3pm - the official launch date of this year’s Guide Dogs Week (October 3-11).

The canine companions will also return to the store on Saturday 10 October, when then team will be will dressed up in neon in support of the Guide Dogs Week 2015 theme, ‘Let’s Glow’. On the day, they will be raising funds through a pin the tail competition and offering specs MOTs and sweet treats in return for donations.

A word from the store director

Glen MacGregor, store director of Specsavers Banstead, said: ‘Banstead residents have not one but two opportunities to come to store and meeting working guide dogs during the annual awareness week.

‘We hope that they also dig deep and help us raise a fine sum for this important cause, which supports people in our communities who are living with blindness or vision impairment.’

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