“I just want to show everyone what we can do when we have faith.”

–Derek Rabelo and his partner Serenity

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We provide expertly matched guide dog partners to blind and visually impaired adults from the U.S. and Canada, instruction in how to work with the dog as a team, and a lifetime of support services – all at no cost.

Your donations help create life-changing partnerships that empower the blind and visually impaired to navigate safely and confidently, a loyal and loving pair of guiding eyes right by their side. Make a difference!

There are many ways to get involved, from raising one of our puppies, to volunteering on our campus, to spreading awareness in your community. If you want to give your time, find out more about how you can help!

GDA Charity Banquet

Bone Voyage Charity Banquet!

Join us for Guide Dogs of America’s 38th Annual William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet in Las Vegas November 15-17, 2018. We are setting sail at this year’s banquet, Saturday the 17th at the Paris Hotel, appropriately themed “bone voyage” — … Read more

puppy in training

Can I Raise a Guide Dog Puppy?

My goal was unique – I wanted to be a Guide Dogs of America puppy raiser!  If you ask the average 7 year old what they want to be when they grow up you’ll probably get a variety of answers. … Read more