Graduate Tales

Graduate Tales

Graduating Class #401

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Class 401 graduated on December 16, 2017!

Graduating Class #400

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Class 400 graduated on November 11, 2017!

Graduating Class #399

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017


Graduating Class #398

Friday, July 7th, 2017


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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.

Graduating Class #397

Monday, February 27th, 2017


Graduating Class #396

Monday, January 30th, 2017


Graduating Class #395

Thursday, October 27th, 2016


Graduating Class #394

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016


Next Goal, Guide Dog!

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Having A Guide Dog Is Something Special For These Three 20-Something Graduates

Being blind was never an obstacle to achieving their goals for recent GDA graduates Adam Ohnstad, Rebecca Mendez and Constantine Greanias. All three were college graduates before they had their guide dogs and already pursuing paths to reach their professional goals and fuel their personal passions. Even though these young adults were independent in many ways, they all knew that having a guide dog would give them greater independence and so much more.

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