The Challenge of Fake Service Dogs

by graduate Deni Elliott Imagine working your way through an airport, focused on finding your gate. Your guide dog is working well. She dodges rolling suitcases and wandering toddlers. As soon as [...]

TODAY pup enjoys snowy hotel stay

I always have a list of experiences I want to have with my dogs in the back of my mind. Some of the items on this list are more realistic than others. Little did I know the “Blizzard of 2015” [...]

Our First Week on TODAY

I always knew there would be a puppy #3, but I definitely did not expect that he would be “America’s” puppy.  When I raised my first dog for Guiding Eyes while at Boston College, I thought for [...]

A virtual city without curbs

by Guiding Eyes President and CEO Tom Panek Imagine you pull up your favorite website and your screen full of output images fades to black. You poke at your device with frustration. A little [...]

Ali Fairhurst

With great sadness, Guiding Eyes for the Blind announces the passing of our colleague and friend, Alison Fairhurst. Ali loved Guiding Eyes and genuinely cared for our mission and the people we [...]