Diane Gittlen

Jill, blind, guide dog

Team Jirby’s Miracle Journey

My experience at Guide Dogs of America and receiving my Guide Dog Kirby were truly modern day miracles. My miracle journey began 20 years ago when I was diagnosed with the family eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa. For those unfamiliar … Read more

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Remembering our good friend Ken Metz

Today we are saddened by the news that we have lost a dear friend of GDA. Longtime graduate Ken Metz passed away yesterday. Ken was an ambassador for our school and involved in so many different ways. He would speak … Read more

April 25th is International Guide Dog Day

Please join us in celebrating International Guide Dog day – a day to honor our loyal and loving guiding eye companions, the amazing work they do and their awe-inspiring partners. Join the team at GDA in wishing everyone  a happy International … Read more