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Puppies!

With a nursery full of puppies, and communities in-need counting on us to help transform lives through highly skilled service dogs, Guide Dogs of America has implemented a drive-thru puppy pick up protocol (say that three times, fast!) to help ensure … Read more

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Double Your Gift. Double Your Impact!

Every dollar will go TWICE as far. No, you’re not seeing double. This week our spring fund a need received a match sponsor for every dollar raised, up to $6500!  Our program has held steadfast to its commitment of transforming … Read more

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Spring Fund A Need

Throughout this crisis, our guide and service dogs have been our clients’ best friends. The mobility, independence, and companionship that our dogs provide are more important now than ever. I can’t imagine going through this without my guide dog Captain … 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