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Vote for GDA in Hero Dog Awards!

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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Holiday Card Contest Winner

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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Register Now For Ride For Guides!

Come join us for everyone’s favorite motorcycle ride of the year!
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GDA Closed

April 3, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Good Friday.


6th Annual GDA Cigar Party

April 8, 2015
Brooklyn, NY

Please join us for the 6th Annual Guide Dogs of America Cigar Party on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn!

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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

April 11, 2015
Sylmar, CA

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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DL 776 Inaugural Guide Ride

April 15, 2015
Bedford, TX

Please join us for a ride for a great cause on April 25, 2015!
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Graduation!

April 19, 2015
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Scott Wealth Management Group’s Bucks 4 Pups

May 2, 2015
Puyallup, WA

Scott Wealth Management Group’s Bucks 4 Pups Sporting Clays Fundraiser to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for Saturday, May 2.
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3rd Annual IAM & AW District 75 Poker Run

May 9, 2015
Daleville, AL

Please join us for a Poker Run on Saturday, May 9th, 2015!
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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

May 9, 2015
Sylmar, CA

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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IAMAW District Lodge 190 Lobster Feed

May 9, 2015
Alameda, CA

The IAMAW District Lodge 190 Lobster Feed to benefit Guide Dogs of America is scheduled for May 9, 2015. Join us on Saturday, May 9, at 5:30 p.m. for cocktails, 6:30 for the feed!
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12th Annual Ride for Guides

May 17, 2015
Canyon Country, CA

Ride for Guides is one of GDA’s biggest rides. Celebrating our 12th Anniversary will be hundreds of riders participating in this puppy-filled poker run.
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GDA Closed

May 18, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed the Monday after the “Ride for Guides” event.


GDA Closed

May 25, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Memorial Day.


14th Annual Flight for Sight Fun Run & Walk

June 6, 2015
Everett, WA

The 14th Annual Flight for Sight Fun Run & Walk to benefit Guide Dogs of America is set for Saturday, June 6. Sponsored by Aerospace Machinists District 751, this event is a 5K and 10K USATF Certified Run.
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Saturday Obedience Class @ Guide Dogs of America

June 13, 2015
Sylmar, CA

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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Sporting Clays for Guide Dogs Annual Shoot

June 20, 2015
Brighton, CO

Join IAM Local 47 for a great day of shooting, awards, barbeque, drinks, prizes and a raffle on Saturday, June 20th, 2015!

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GDA Closed

July 3, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Independence Day, Friday July 3rd.


Puppy Putt 13

July 11, 2015

IAM&AW District 751’s Puppy Putt 13 is set for July 11. All motorcycles are welcome at this ride to raise funds for Guide Dogs of America. Advance registration by July 4 is $15 dollars for riders, $5 for passengers. Day of ride, $20 per rider, $5 per passenger.
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Graduation!

July 12, 2015
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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6th Annual GDA Charity Golf Tournament

July 19, 2015
Redmond, WA

The 6th Annual Guide Dogs of America Charity Golf Tournament is set for Sunday, July 19. This “scramble” format benefit for Guide Dogs of America will be held at Willows Run Golf Course in Redmond, Washington.
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7th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show

August 15, 2015
Stansbury Park, UT

The 7th Annual Stansbury Days Car Show benefiting the Guide Dogs of America will be held on August 15th, 2015 in Stansbury Park, Utah.
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GDA Closed

September 7, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Labor Day.


27th Annual IAM District W24 Golf Tournament

September 14, 2015
Portland, OR

Please join us for a great day of golf for a great cause!

  • Complimentary luncheon
  • Raffle
  • Awards presentation
  • …and More!

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Graduation!

October 18, 2015
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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GDA Closed

November 11, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Veteran’s Day.


GDA Closed

November 26, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Thanksgiving Day.


GDA Closed

November 27, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed for Thanksgiving.


Graduation!

December 19, 2015
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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GDA Closed

December 24, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Christmas Eve.


GDA Closed

December 25, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed Christmas Day.


GDA Closed

December 31, 2015

Guide Dogs of America will be closed New Year’s Eve.


GDA Closed

January 1, 2016

Guide Dogs of America will be closed New Year’s Day.


Graduation!

January 24, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

April 24, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

July 10, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

October 23, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

December 17, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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Graduation!

December 17, 2016
Sylmar, CA

Join us in congratulating our graduates!

All graduations are held outside at GDA and begin promptly at 10:00 am. Everyone is welcome to come and tours are available after the ceremony.
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