Author: Guide Dogs of America

Volunteers wanted!

Puppy raisers are the cornerstone of our training program at Guide Dogs of America. Puppies are welcomed into loving foster homes at 8 weeks old, where they learn basic obedience, house manners and how to be calm and confident in … Read more

Holiday Fund-A-Need Campaign Begins December 1st!

Our annual fund-a-need campaign kicks-off on December 1st. Every year we run this campaign, and every year you respond with incredible generosity that helps us improve the lives of the visually impaired. Our Puppy, Nursery, Veterinary, Kennel, and Student Services … Read more

It’s More Than Puppy Love

Guide Dogs of America is extremely fortunate to have, and is grateful for, our puppy raisers, a dedicated group of 200-plus volunteers actively raising puppies at any given time. In addition, the many more volunteers who have previously raised one … Read more

CWGood Puppy Cam

GDA wants to thank CW Good for their continued support of our program in helping create more awareness. This live puppy cam shows one of our litters in the nursery. Thank you CW!

Guide Dogs of America Open House: Making Teams Come True

The GDA Family would like to thank EVERYONE for supporting the return of our Open House on Saturday, October 7th! It was a fun-filled day including Puppy Trials, Guide Dog Demonstrations, Puppy Kissing Booth, food, raffles, and a fantastic Silent … Read more

Guide Dogs of America FUNd-raiser

For GDA to get credit, purchasers should go to icehousecomedy.com to order tickets online or when purchasing by phone, be sure to tell them it is for the Guide Dogs of America fundraiser.

Invest in GDA, Name Our Venues

Guide Dogs of America’s new Macki and Phil Singer Visitor and Education Center allows our school to enhance our visitors’ experience by being able to further educate and give a more in-depth look into our mission: to provide professionally trained … Read more

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GDA Puppies Meet Their Raisers!

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.