Guiding Eyes for the Blind is an internationally accredited nonprofit that provides guide dogs to people with vision loss, as well as service dogs to children with autism.
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If you’ve never been to a Guiding Eyes graduation, we urge you to join us at one – or at several, as do many of our supporters. Graduations mark the beginning of our students’ new lives with their Guiding Eyes dogs. These moving ceremonies also salute the hundreds of volunteers who raise our puppies and provide loving homes for our broods and studs – these generous and selfless individuals represent humanity at its best.

All graduations take place on Saturdays at the Headquarters and Training Center in Yorktown Heights, New York at 1:30 PM. A slideshow of the class and their work begins at 1:15 PM.

Click here to watch this month’s graduation ceremony LIVE from YouTube!


Watch previous graduations – on the Guiding Eyes YouTube page.

Biographies of our recent graduates
Image of April 2009 graduates and dogs seated at graduation

2016 Dates

January 30, 2016
February 27, 2016
March 19, 2016
April 23, 2016
May 21, 2016
June 25, 2016
July 16, 2016
August 13, 2016
September 10, 2016
October 8, 2016
November 5, 2016
December 3, 2016

Volunteers whose efforts are represented by a graduation will be notified prior to the appropriate ceremony.

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