Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canine’s Autism service dog graduate, Rosie O’Donnell, shares her experience with the nonprofit and what autism service dogs can do, not only for the child with autism but for the entire family. Learning … Read more
Greetings, When my son, Jaxx was born, I didn’t know much about parenting let alone raising a child with Autism. Initially, what seemed like normal baby behavior turned out to be stemming—repetitive movements or sounds. I didn’t realize at the time, … Read more
Volunteers at Guide Dogs of America | Tender Loving Canines (GDA|TLC) have a tremendous impact on people’s lives. From retirees to long-time supporters – even our very own graduates – our volunteers come from all walks of life! Meet Eugene … Read more
There is no greater joy than watching my son and service dog playfully chase each other around the trampoline in our backyard. Not too long ago, this was a moment I couldn’t enjoy. As a proud veteran who served our … Read more
Watch our graduate veteran, Lorilei, maneuver through life with her service dog Orbit in this documentary short featured in The New Yorker!
Starting with the puppy-raisers! Read this recent article in FYI 50+ magazine on how puppy raising changes lives. Click here to read the full article.
“You Are Strong” Donnell is a Navy Veteran who served as an Intelligence Specialist. He deployed to Bosnia as a part of the PFIWC team (Persons Formerly Indicted For War Crimes), where he provided Intelligence support to bring war criminals … Read more
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
While I was in combat I was exposed to serin and cycloserin nerve gas, which has affected my cognitive function and damaged my nervous system. I am mobile and fairly high functioning, but I have difficulty with too much stimulation, … Read more
“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