K,” “L,” “M,” and “P” Litters Go Home

Guide Dogs of America’s volunteer puppy raiser families foster our puppies from the age of 8 weeks until the dogs enter formal guide dog training at around 18 months of age. Volunteer puppy raisers recently picked up GDA’s “K,” “L,” “M,” and “P” litters.

GDA’s “K” litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on October 21, 2016. The Labrador Retriever/Golden Retriever crosses (four of them are yellow and three of them are black) are pictured here as a group with their raisers at GDA’s campus.

GDA's 'K' litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on October 21, 2016. From left: Melanie and Rick Anderson with Kaylee; Bob Ruby with KJ, Charlene Gagnon and Colin with Kaya, Suzanne Ruggles and Betty Forrester picking up Kona for Linda Ruggles, Kim and Mark Walker with Karma, Frank Mihelcic and Tony Kueng with Kora, and Audrey Rohrer with Kahuna

Pictured from left: Melanie and Rick Anderson with Kaylee; Bob Ruby with KJ, Charlene Gagnon and Colin with Kaya, Suzanne Ruggles and Betty Forrester picking up Kona for Linda Ruggles, Kim and Mark Walker with Karma, Frank Mihelcic and Tony Kueng with Kora, and Audrey Rohrer with Kahuna.

GDA’s “L” litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 4, 2016. The yellow Labrador Retrievers and black Labrador Retrievers are pictured as a group with their raisers on our campus.

GDA's 'L' litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 4, 2016. Pictured standing, from left: The Groark family with Lorelai, Ingale family with Lilly, Ramone and Monica Espana with Liberty, and Lisa Hochman with Legend. Pictured kneeling, from left, Ron Barber with Logan, Angela Ames with Landry, and Kaitlin and Sheila Schultz with Luna

Pictured standing, from left: The Groark family with Lorelai, Ingale family with Lilly, Ramone and Monica Espana with Liberty, and Lisa Hochman with Legend. Pictured kneeling, from left, Ron Barber with Logan, Angela Ames with Landry, and Kaitlin and Sheila Schultz with Luna.

GDA’s “M” litter of Labrador/Golden Retriever crosses went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 4.

GDA's 'M' litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 4, 2016. Pictured from left: The Webster family with Milo, Alan Durham with Max, Mark and Dena Diamond with Mandi, the Sobel family with Malka, and the Moerer family with Myla.

Pictured from left: The Webster family with Milo, Alan Durham with Max, Mark and Dena Diamond with Mandi, the Sobel family with Malka, and the Moerer family with Myla.

GDA’s “P” litter of Golden Retrievers went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 22, 2016.

GDA's 'P' litter went home with their volunteer puppy raisers on November 22, 2016. Pictured from left: Teresa and Chris Roberts with Peta, Terrie and Gary McDiffett with Phelps, and Nancy and Mosa Kaleel with Poe.

Pictured from left: Teresa and Chris Roberts with Peta, Terrie and Gary McDiffett with Phelps, and Nancy and Mosa Kaleel with Poe.

Poppy, who will be raised by volunteers Lisa and Sasha Needles of San Luis Obispo.

Poppy, who will be raised by volunteers Lisa and Sasha Needles of San Luis Obispo.

Poppy, who will be raised by volunteers Lisa and Sasha Needles of San Luis Obispo.

Posie, who will be raised by volunteers Jerry and Sydney Cain of San Luis Obispo.

GDA’s volunteer puppy raisers open their hearts and homes to our puppies and help us raise the best guide dogs possible. Learn more about GDA’s puppy raising program at http://www.guidedogsofamerica.org/1/programs/puppy-raising/

Interested in supporting our mission to change the lives of those who are blind? GDA is looking for loving homes to raise a puppy of 8 weeks of age until he or she is around 18 months old. If you live in Southern California, we want to hear from you!

Please contact Louise Henderson at:
(818) 833-6441 or
LHenderson@guidedogsofamerica.org

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