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Guide Dog Steele

Meet Guide Dog Steele DOB:  9/21/2019Litter ID: 7S319Color/Breed:  Black/Labrador RetrieverGender: MaleBrood: SamanthaStud: GlennLittermates: Sutton, Sawyer, Sarge, Spencer, Sonnet, ScooterRegion:  Prince WilliamRegional Puppy Instructor: Janet BartolottaPuppy Raiser:  Holly Maguire & Linda Hodge, The Post FamilyFacebook: Prince William Puppy Raisers From the Puppy Raiser… Steele was the last dog to be placed from his puppy litter because he had trouble accepting the… Continue reading Guide Dog Steele

Catherine and Griffin

Meet Graduate Catherine Graduate Team:  Catherine and GriffinAbout the Team:  Griffin, a male yellow Lab is Catherine’s 2nd Guiding Eyes dogHometown:  Bangor, MaineTraining:  November 2022 On-Campus Catherine studied at the University of Maine, earning three bachelor’s degrees. At the Orono campus she studied Human Nutrition and at the Farmington campus she earned degrees in English and… Continue reading Catherine and Griffin

Thomas and Oscar

Meet Graduate Thomas Special Recognition: Thomas and Oscar’s training was sponsored in loving memory of Edward and Fleurette Roberts, from their daughter, Christine. Graduate Team:  Thomas and OscarAbout the Team:  Oscar, a male black Lab, is Thomas’ 1st guide dogHometown:  Monroeton, PennsylvaniaTraining:  November 2022 On-Campus Thomas is enjoying retired life on his farm in rural… Continue reading Thomas and Oscar

In-Studio with Fox5 on Giving Tuesday

We are pleased to share that on Giving Tuesday, November 29th, Guiding Eyes for the Blind was featured on Fox5,  broadcast live from their studio in the heart of New York City. In the segment, Guiding Eyes’ CEO Thomas Panek shared Guiding Eyes’ mission, along with the importance and impact of the organization. He detailed… Continue reading In-Studio with Fox5 on Giving Tuesday

Paul and Collin

Meet Graduate Paul Graduate Team: Paul and CollinAbout the Team: Collin, a female yellow Lab, is Paul’s 2nd Guiding Eyes dogHometown: Parma, OhioTraining: November 2022 On-Campus Training Paul was born and raised in Ohio and currently lives “a stone’s throw” from Cleveland. His first guide dog, Leonard, was retired after eight and a half years… Continue reading Paul and Collin

Kimberly and Kiwi

Meet Graduate Kimberly   Graduate Team:  Kimberly and KiwiAbout the Team:  Kiwi, a female black Lab, is Kimberly’s 5th guide from Guiding EyesHometown:  Overland Park, KansasTraining: October 2022 Home Training   Kimberly resides in the metropolitan Kansas City area. She earned her undergraduate degree from Baker University, a small liberal arts college in Baldwin City, KS.… Continue reading Kimberly and Kiwi

Name Our New Puppies!

It’s that time of year again: a very special litter of puppies is about to join the Guiding Eyes family, and we would like to ask you for your help in naming them! This year, each of the puppies will have a name beginning with “W.” Before we know it, these puppies will be making… Continue reading Name Our New Puppies!

Kimberly and Dahlia

Meet Graduate Kimberly Graduate Team: Kimberly and DahliaAbout the Team: Dahlia, a yellow female Lab, is Kimberly’s 4th Guiding Eyes dogHometown: Washington, D.C.Training: October 2022 Home Training Kimberly received her first guide dog from Guiding Eyes twenty years ago when she was eighteen. Kimberly grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended Wake… Continue reading Kimberly and Dahlia

Christian and Gabe

Meet Graduate Christian Graduate Team:  Christian and GabeAbout the Team:  Gabe, a male yellow Lab, is Christian’s 2nd Guiding Eyes dogHometown:  Schenectady, New YorkTraining: October 2022 Home Training Christian was born and raised in San Diego, CA, but moved to upstate New York in 2017, not only for a change in his life direction, but… Continue reading Christian and Gabe

Gwendolyn and Julie

Meet Graduate Gwendolyn Graduate Team: Gwendolyn and JulieAbout the Team: Julie, a female yellow Lab, is Gwendolyn’s 4th Guiding Eyes dogHometown:  Essex Junction, VermontTraining: October 2022 On-Campus Training Gwendolyn and her guide dog, Julie, live in Essex Junction in western Vermont. Gwendolyn helps others through her work as an intuitive healer and spiritual counselor. A… Continue reading Gwendolyn and Julie