GDA Puppies Meet Their Raisers!

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.

GDA’s “L” Litter of Labrador Retrievers (two black, one chocolate) recently went home with their GDA volunteer puppy raisers. Pictured from left: The Sjorgen family with Luka, the Wurts Family with Lennox, and Mark and Tammy New with Loki. And Spencer, our newest German Shepherd puppy-in-training, is pictured here with his GDA volunteer puppy raiser Candace Feldt.

Candace with Spencer

Candace with Spencer

L Litter

“L” Litter Goes Home!

GDA’s volunteer puppy raisers open their hearts and homes to our puppies and help us raise outstanding guide dogs. Are you 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. We want to hear from you! Learn more about GDA’s puppy raising program at

Please contact Louise Henderson at:
(818) 833-6441 or

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