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Kennelside Chats

Check out our new series of Kennelside Chats, 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 … Read more

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There Are People Counting On Us

Dear Friends of Guide Dogs of America, I wish you and your loved ones good health. I am tremendously proud of our community for coming together and ensuring our mission moves forward. There are countless veterans, people who are blind, … Read more

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Ride For Guides and Open House 2020 Postponed

Given the uncertainty and unpredictability of the current COVID-19 situation, we have made the difficult decision to postpone our annual Ride For Guides scheduled for May 17th and our Open House scheduled for June 13th. Since these two events are … Read more

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Don’t Isolate Alone

We are living in uncertain times.  As we continue to adjust to life during a pandemic, there is so much we just don’t know.  With California presently under a Shelter-In-Place order, and local “non-essential” businesses, schools and public gathering places … Read more

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT REGARDING CORONAVIRUS

The safety of our Guide Dogs of America family has, and always will be, our top priority. Our administration is closely monitoring Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is taking action to limit the public’s access to campus. We ask that anyone who … Read more

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Dinner in the Dark 2020

Thank you to everyone for your continued kindness and support. Dinner in the Dark 2020 was a huge success! We look forward to seeing you at our next event.      

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Puppy Raiser Information and Orientation Sign-Ups

Volunteer puppy raisers are the cornerstone of our training program at Guide Dogs of America. Our dedicated volunteers foster future guide dog prospects, teaching basic obedience, house manners, and how to be calm and confident in a variety of public … Read more

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Exciting New Merger Announced for 2020

Guide Dogs of America and Tender Loving Canines Assistance Dogs  (TLCAD) today announced the merger of their organizations. This merger will combine their respective service dog programs into a single organization to be operated under the Guide Dogs of America … Read more

Orbit Brought Me Back to Life

“I am a combat veteran with chronic PTSD and I have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). My brain and spinal cord have dozens of areas of damage that affect all aspects of my daily life.  TLCAD matched Orbit and me … Read more