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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

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Guide Dogs of America Holiday Fund-A-Need Campaign

Guide Dogs of America annual Fund-a-Need campaign has started and will run through December 31 with BiddingForGood. Every year we run this campaign, and every year you respond with incredible generosity that helps us improve the lives of people who … Read more

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Registration Open! Las Vegas Charity Weekend

Mark your calendars for the 39th Annual Guide Dogs of America William W. Winpisinger Charity Banquet, Nov. 21-23, 2019, to be held at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino This year’s theme is “Woofstock,” so get in the groove, grab … Read more

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Adam Bailey and His Dog Mica

Adam Bailey, who lives in Lake Stevens, echoes those sentiments in gaining friends at GDA, as well as the tremendous difference his Guide Dog, Mica, has made in his life. “Before I had Mica, I used a white cane so … Read more

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Antonio Fotualii and His Dog Ted

Since receiving his golden lab “Ted” in May, Antonio Fotualii (age 29) has fewer restrictions and more choices. Antonio lives on Capitol Hill in Seattle, is a Type 1 diabetic who was diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy at the age of … Read more