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.
Category: GDA Staff
“Woman’s World” Magazine Features Puppy Raiser, Holly Sjogren!January 5, 2023
“Her 5th Graders It’s A Lesson In Love!” “The pups and kids have a calming effect on each other,” says Holly. To read the feature in Woman’s World please click here to download full article.
Support GDA Kennel Tech Xochitl SanchezJuly 24, 2020
We have many employees here at Guide Dogs of America who have different hobbies and passions. Here’s a peek into the behind the scenes life of, Xochitl, a Kennel Tech here at GDA. She has a passion for fitness and … Read more
GDA Enrichment ChallengeJune 18, 2018
Our guide dogs in training spend a great deal of time in the kennel. While we do our best to keep them busy when they’re not out training, putting an emphasis on enrichment is a goal of ours. Kennel manager … Read more
GDA Grad Inspires CW PilotMay 29, 2018
Guide Dogs of America is honored to receive support from CW Good Guide Dogs of America is honored to receive support from CW Good, the philanthropic arm of the CW Network. Their participation has come in the form of sponsorships, … Read more
It’s More Than Puppy LoveNovember 6, 2017
Guide Dogs of America is extremely fortunate to have, and is grateful for, our puppy raisers, a dedicated group of 200-plus volunteers actively raising puppies at any given time. In addition, the many more volunteers who have previously raised one … Read more
GDA’s “It” FactorAugust 20, 2017
What is it that makes someone choose Guide Dogs of America for their first guide dog and what keeps others coming back time after time? We asked our graduates to tell us, in their own words and through their personal … Read more
Guide Dogs of America Grads Are On The GoJune 13, 2017
When students arrive at GDA, it is with the goal of achieving greater independence, mobility and freedom. Having the assistance and companionship of a guide dog certainly makes the day-to-day and routine activities easier. But for guide dog teams, exploring … Read more
7 Reasons Why A Guide Dog is Right For YouMay 10, 2017
Our training program is designed to accommodate both the experienced guide dog handler and the first timer. In this recent interview with The CW Network, Guide Dogs of America graduate Lorri Bernson talks about how her guide dogs have changed … Read more
Change And Growth For GDAMarch 21, 2017
There are exciting new changes at GDA. There’s the arrival of GDA’s new president Russell Gittlen (read his President’s Message here), as well as news about graduations and changes in many departments, several of which are included here.