Guide Dog Instructor Caitlin Smith Joins GDA

Guide Dogs of America is pleased to announce that Caitlin Smith has joined GDA’s training department staff. Smith, originally from the Portland, Oregon area, completed her apprenticeship and license qualifications at another California-based guide dog school. California is the only state to have a license requirement for guide dog instructors and schools.

Caitlin Smith“Caitlin has been a licensed instructor for more than four years and has a proven history of training well developed guide dogs and proficient teams” said Guide Dogs of America Director of Training Dan Rollings. GDA staff now includes nine licensed instructors and one apprentice instructor. Welcome aboard, Caitlin!


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