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“C” and “D” Litters Meet Their Raisers!

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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.
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2017 Holiday Card Photo Contest Winner!

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

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And the GDA holiday card cover goes to … Congratulations to Guide Dogs of America volunteer puppy raiser Lexie Dreyfuss. Her photo of her GDA puppy-in-training Venti will be the cover of GDA’s 7th Annual Holiday Card.  (more…)

Visiting GDA? Here’s the scoop!

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Guide Dogs of America’s reception has moved from our administration building to the Macki and Phil Singer Visitor and Education Center. When visiting GDA, please park in the center’s lot, which is the first driveway on the right as you approach GDA’s campus on Glenoaks Blvd. after turning from Roxford Street.
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Change And Growth For GDA

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

There are exciting new changes at GDA. There’s the arrival of GDA’s new president Russell Gittlen (read his President’s Message here), as well as news about graduations and changes in many departments, several of which are included here.
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Apply to GDA Today!

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Grads share their stories of going from cane to canine.

For many of GDA’s graduates, there was an “aha moment” when they knew it was time to take the next step toward greater mobility and independence — making the switch from a white cane to a guide dog. Here, we share stories of three of our graduates about when they knew the time had come and the difference that having a guide dog has made for them in their lives.
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Happy Dogs Brighten Lives: GDA’s Quilt Raffle!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Santa Clarita Valley Quilters Guild crafted and generously donated this quilt, titled “Happy Dogs Brighten Lives,” for raffle to benefit Guide Dogs of America’s program that provides blind and visually impaired individuals with professionally trained guide dogs, and instruction in their use, free of charge. The quilt measures 94″ wide x 100″ long.
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We Need You To Help Raise Us!

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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Enter GDA’s 7th Annual Photo Contest!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Enter GDA’s Photo Contest! Makes this year’s holiday memories next year’s Guide Dogs of America’s holiday card.
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How GDA’s Instructors Prepare For Class

Monday, August 29th, 2016

From personality to pace, new students to retrains, young adults to seniors, there’s a lot that goes into preparing for a class of 10 students and 10 dogs.

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Stylish Paws, Great Cause: GDA’s Quilt Raffle Winner!

Friday, January 8th, 2016

Congratulations to Kitty Wong, winner of the “Dogs Make The World A Better Place” quilt. The Orange County Quilters Guild crafted and generously donated the quilt for raffle to benefit Guide Dogs of America’s program that provides blind and visually impaired individuals with professionally trained guide dogs, and instruction in their use, free of charge.
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