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Kennelside Chats

Check out our Kennelside Chats series, Guide Dog of America and Tender Loving Canines graduates discuss their personal experiences and journeys with their service dog partners. Our GDA Kennelside Chat series offers an in-depth look at assorted topics of interest … Read more

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Holidays of Hope 2021

Donate during our “Holidays of Hope” Fundraiser this year and give the gift of love, confidence and hope. Countless individuals count on us for a life-changing service dog. We are their hope. The more we continue to grow this organization, … Read more

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Crossing with Confidence

Although Lorri Bernson can’t see, the guiding eyes at her side allow her to accomplish what others may find impossible. Lorri Bernson is standing at the corner, patiently waiting to cross the bustling intersection outside her apartment. The sound and … Read more

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National Service Dog Month with Guide Dogs of America

We partnered with Dogdrop for National Service Dog Month to acknowledge the nonprofit organizations and service dogs that work hard every day to help people live better lives. Service dog organizations not only provide training and benefits – they create a … Read more

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Check out this sneak peek of our Kennel Renovation!

Our Kennel Renovation is well underway and we want to give you a behind-the-scenes look. Every dollar spent and every improvement made is going towards creating the safest, healthiest, and most comfortable environment for our future guide and service dogs. … Read more

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PAWS-ITIVELY THE BEST CALENDAR OF 2022!

It’s time to announce the winners who raised the most funds and will be featured in the calendar! We wrapped up our second annual PAWS-itivity Calendar Contest, raising over $20,000! Thank you to everyone who submitted their precious pooches and … Read more

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They Came, They Saw, They Whatevered!

We are thrilled to share with you that together we raised $30,000 during the second annual Walk, Run, Ride…Whatever! Peer-to-peer fundraising events such as this bring me so much joy because they showcase the power our community has when we … Read more

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Las Vegas Charity Weekend 2021!

Mark your calendars for the 40th Annual Guide Dogs of America William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet, Nov. 18-20, 2021, to be held at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Grab your hat and cowboy boots this year’s theme is a … Read more

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“Pictures of My Dog” Quilt

Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win the 2021 “Pictures of My Dog” quilt! This cheerful and detailed quilt, measuring 80” x 106”, was crafted by the Santa Clarita Valley Quilt Guild to raise funds for GDA. One very … Read more