Renata is home safely

UPDATE: Renata has been found! Thank you all for your support!  German shepherd guide dog “Renata” is missing from her visually impaired handler’s home in Winter Haven, FL.   She weighs [...]

Did someone say rollover?

As you can imagine, the word “rollover” gets plenty of attention in a dog-friendly place like Guiding Eyes for the Blind.   But we’re not talking about that kind of “rollover.”  This time, we [...]

Banfield Charitable Trust supports Guiding Eyes

We gratefully acknowledge the Banfield Charitable Trust for its $5,000 grant towards veterinary care for working Guiding Eyes guide dogs. A grant from Banfield Charitable Trust will be used to [...]

ADA Laws and In-Laws

Another holiday season is upon us.  I experience mixed emotions as I pack dog food and toys for my time on the road with Guiding Eyes Alberta. On one hand, maneuvering around public spaces seems [...]

December 2014 Graduate Class

Thank you to the sponsors of this month’s graduation ceremony: We are extremely grateful for Louis Bouchard’s generous support of the Special Needs home training of his daughter M.J., who [...]

A Holiday Offer from our friends at Cloud Star

Cloud Star is proud to be the Official Training Treat Partner for the dogs at Guiding Eyes! The company is extending a special holiday offer for friends of Guiding Eyes; from now through December [...]

Donating Securities – A Tax-wise Year End Gift

A gift of appreciated securities to Guiding Eyes for the Blind is a wonderful way to support our renowned guide and service dog programs.  If you have owned the securities (stock, bonds or mutual [...]

Support Guiding Eyes through the holidays

Shopping? Use AmazonSmile, Ebay or Goodsearch and a portion of your proceeds will support our mission! Searching for holiday cards? Visit Cards for Causes, where 20% of your purchase supports [...]

Happy Giving Tuesday!

This year, Guiding Eyes provided 150 guide dogs to individuals who are blind or visually impaired and 12 service dogs to families with children with autism. We also supported more than 1,000 [...]

Thankful for rainbows

Today I want to express how thankful I am to Guiding Eyes for the Blind – the puppy raisers, instructors and those that donate.  My husband David has gotten three guide dogs from there and it is [...]