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Toxic Household Items for Dogs

Do you have an inquisitive pooch living in your home with you? Most dog owners are switched on enough to keep the harmful things out of reach, but pups can be pretty persistent if they want to get a hold … Read more

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Can I Raise a Guide Dog Puppy?

My goal was unique – I wanted to be a Guide Dogs of America puppy raiser!  If you ask the average 7 year old what they want to be when they grow up you’ll probably get a variety of answers. … Read more

Jill, blind, guide dog

Team Jirby’s Miracle Journey

My experience at Guide Dogs of America and receiving my Guide Dog Kirby were truly modern day miracles. My miracle journey began 20 years ago when I was diagnosed with the family eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa. For those unfamiliar … Read more

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Remembering our good friend Ken Metz

Today we are saddened by the news that we have lost a dear friend of GDA. Longtime graduate Ken Metz passed away yesterday. Ken was an ambassador for our school and involved in so many different ways. He would speak … Read more

Lorri Bernson with her guide dog Carter

Harnessing the Power of Independence

Laughing with a friend, a tall blonde visibly groped at her surroundings while attempting to ascend a flight of stairs at a posh, Los Angeles eatery. Witnessing the awkward-looking display, a fellow patron cast a disapproving glance and asked, “Liquid … Read more

CWGood Puppy Cam

GDA wants to thank CW Good for their continued support of our program in helping create more awareness. This live puppy cam shows one of our litters in the nursery. Thank you CW!

Invest in GDA, Name Our Venues

Guide Dogs of America’s new Macki and Phil Singer Visitor and Education Center allows our school to enhance our visitors’ experience by being able to further educate and give a more in-depth look into our mission: to provide professionally trained … Read more