The Journey to Work

A poem by graduate Pam Garde How four legs and one heart makes the journey to work so much safer… She wakes me with a kiss, and some whimpers to boot It means, “Mom, get up,” [...]

Raising a Puppy Bowl Star

We recently caught up with Heidi Surette, the volunteer puppy raiser for Puppy Bowl star and future guide dog, Benton.   Guiding Eyes: What inspired you to raise a Guiding Eyes puppy? Heidi: My [...]

Janice has an IFT date

Hope all of you had a wonderful holiday season! Janice and I have been super busy with the festivities, along with school and preparation for my father’s wedding.  We participated in several [...]

Congratulations Charley Tipps!

Grad Charley Tipps works as a rehabilitation specialist in Oklahoma.  His best bud, guide dog Hobbs, is never far from his side. Charley was recently recognized for “outstanding [...]

Proud to be a Puppy Raiser

by volunteer Cheryl Lawyer As puppy raisers, we do the best we can do to help these furry kids grow up to prepare for their future careers as guide dogs for the blind.  But as we all know – [...]

A Well-Trained Guide Dog

Guiding Eyes grad Arthur Krieck wrote the article below for the New York Times as a Metropolitan Diary item.  You can check out the original story here.   Dear Diary: I’m a legally blind, native [...]

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