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Register Now For Ride For Guides!

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Come join us for everyone’s favorite motorcycle ride of the year!
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Holiday Card Contest Winner

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

2015 Holiday Card Contest Winner

Congratulations to Guide Dogs of America volunteer puppy raiser Denise Brown! Her photo of GDA puppy-in-training Cassie will be the cover of GDA’s 2015 Holiday Cards. Cassie, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is pictured amongst wrapped presents.
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Vote for GDA in Hero Dog Awards!

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Dogs are not only mankind’s best friend, but also often our bravest friend. One hundred and seventy one courageous canines are being considered for the honor of 2015’s American Hero Dog in this year’s American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, presented by the Lois Pope LIFE Foundation.

Dog lovers across the country are invited to visit www.herodogawards.org and vote once per day for their favorites in each of eight categories. Four Guide Dogs of America graduate guide dogs are nominated in the Guide/Hearing Dog category. Vote for one of the dogs by clicking on a name below!
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Founder’s Grandson Visits GDA

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Andy and Marie Boyd in front of GDA sign

Andy and Marie Boyd recently toured Guide Dogs of America’s campus. Mr. Boyd’s grandfather, Joseph Jones, founded the school in 1948 with the help of his union, the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Guide Dogs of America recently welcomed Andy and Marie Boyd to tour our campus with GDA Alum Lorri Bernson and her guide dog Carter. Mr. Boyd is the grandson of Joseph Jones, the catalyst for the start of our wonderful school. “I never realized the impact my grandfather had until I actually saw how life-changing this facility is,” said Mr. Boyd. “Seeing what my grandfather was a part of had a tremendous personal impact on me.”
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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Saturday obedience class will resume on April 11th, May 9th and June 13th. Please park in the parking lot of the Church of the Foothills next to GDA.

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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Saturday obedience class will resume on April 11th, May 9th and June 13th. Please park in the parking lot of the Church of the Foothills next to GDA.

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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Saturday obedience class will resume on April 11th, May 9th and June 13th. Please park in the parking lot of the Church of the Foothills next to GDA.

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2015 Quilt Raffle

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

This year’s quilt, “Dogs are the Spice of Our Lives,” was crafted and donated by the Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild. The quilt, which measures 108″ x 108,” features 36 hand-stitched blocks and a many-faceted look at man’s best friend.
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Donations Needed For GDA’s Online Silent Auction

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Guide Dogs of America’s annual Online Silent Auction is set for June 4-14! Since 1948, GDA has been providing specially trained guide dogs to blind men and women free of charge. Fundraisers such as our Online Silent Auction are essential to help continue our mission.
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Graduating Class #387

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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