Category: Students

Kennelside Chats

Check out our new series of Kennelside Chats, Guide Dog of America and Tender Loving Canines graduates discuss their personal experiences and journeys with their service dog partners. Our GDA Kennelside Chat series offers an in-depth look at assorted topics … 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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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

It’s More Than Puppy Love

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” Factor

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